Mealtime Mama: Red, White and Blueberry Parfaits!

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Happy Monday, mamas! We love a recipe that uses ingredients that are “in season.” Since the blueberries and strawberries are SO good right now, we thought this Red, White and Blueberry Parfait would be a perfect dessert for the Fourth of July next week. It has a little chocolate, but it also has fresh fruit [...]

Where Kids Eat Free in Northwest Arkansas


Sometimes a mama just needs a break from the kitchen. Use the Kids Eat Free list to find a fun place to eat without breaking the bank. Click here to get the expanded, printer-friendly version of this list. (Our thanks to Second Elm for sponsoring the popular Kids Eat Free list for Northwest Arkansas parents! [...]

Mealtime Mama: Southwest Artichoke Dip

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Happy Monday, mamas! We love a good dip — in the pool or into a cheesy concoction (when we’re armed with a chip, cracker or pita bread). We spotted this recipe for a spicy artichoke dip on the Harps website, and it sounds like it would be great to eat out on the patio or [...]

Mealtime Mama: Wave Your Flag Cheesecake for Memorial Day weekend


Happy Monday, mamas! Can you believe the kids are nearly done with school and Memorial Day weekend will be here at the end of the week? We’re still in shock at how quickly the school year went by. If you’re having a Memorial Day cookout or any kind of gathering, we think this cheesecake dessert [...]

Mealtime Mama: Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

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Happy Monday, mamas! I’m always in the mood for a good pasta salad when the weather gets warm and pretty like it is today. It always seems like the perfect thing to eat when you’re on the patio, watching the kids play in the backyard. My husband is not a huge fan of pasta salad, [...]

Mealtime Mama: Dijon Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

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Happy Monday, mamas! If you’re looking for a new idea for dinner, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a recipe for pork chops we found on the Harps website. One reviewer (who gave the recipe 5 stars) said she uses this same recipe for chicken breasts, too. Try it with both proteins to see [...]

Mealtime Mama: Hip Hop Bunny Cake for Easter

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Happy Monday, mamas! Easter is hopping our way this weekend, so here’s a fun bunny cake to make with the kids this week. (Don’t be scared by the length of the recipe. The review we read by a fellow mom says it’s pretty easy to make.) Click HERE to get a printer-friendly version of this [...]

Mealtime Mama: BLT Chicken Salad Recipe

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Happy Monday, mamas! We’re officially in Spring now, which always gives us a little reality check because Spring means that swimsuit season isn’t too far away. (Yikes!) If you’re like us and want to shape up before it’s time to hit the beach or the pool, here’s a healthy recipe we found on the Harp’s [...]

Mealtime Mama: Bread and Butter Pudding with Irish Whiskey Cream Sauce

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Happy Monday, mamas! Welcome to the middle of March. St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on Friday, so we’re celebrating the Irish with this week’s recipe, which we found on the Harps website. It sounds SO good. Most kids love bananas and pudding, and there are only two tablespoons of Irish whiskey in this one [...]