Posted in June 2012

Mom a la Mode’s Mini Turkey Meatballs

Mom a la Mode’s Mini Turkey Meatballs

My 2 year old son has become quite the picky eater lately, but thankfully, still rather enjoys meatballs.  I often thought about ways to form the components of a complete meal into a little ball of goodness, ensuring that he would get in all of his veggies, protein and starch in one (or two) playful … Continue reading

Frugal Fun in the Summer Sun

Frugal Fun in the Summer Sun

  This mama sure loves a good deal. From extreme couponing and hitting Chick-fil-a on “Receipt Day,” to Buy-One-Get-One specials and discount tickets, mom a la mode looks for ways to save a few dollars where she can. So when I came across this story assignment from the Yahoo! Contributor Network on “NJ Summer Festivals,” I couldn’t … Continue reading

One Year Later…

One Year Later…

Right around June 1st marks a turning point in my life:  the day my corporate career ended. As I type this, just about a year later, I can’t remember the exact date that I was called in to the office of my manager’s manager.  But I do remember the ominous tone of the email that summoned … Continue reading