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Leggings: partial payback for centuries of female suffering

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These stretchy wünder-pants are our right and reward for many hundreds of years of pain and suffering.

Too many guests? Not enough time? No problem!

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This recipe is sure to please any crowd big or small. It's easy and quick — even clean up is a breeze. You’ll be spending less time in the kitchen and more time with your family and friends.

Laurie Nigro Sometimes even your most epic fails as a parent turn into memorable wins

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There's no way you're getting through this parenting thing without a few mistakes along the way.

In a storm-tossed life, we do better when we don’t look down at the waves

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Most of us waver between courage and fear, tossed about by waves of anxiety and difficulties of life that threaten my faith. Like Peter, we do better when we don’t look down at the waves and keep our eyes on Jesus.

Not your mama’s stuffed peppers!

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Stuffed peppers — blahhh! Right? Not these!

Laurie Nigro Sometimes car-time is your only me-time

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I am often giddy with the possibilities of this me-time. What to do? I could listen to the news. As enticing, if not more so, is the option of listening to music. My music. Just mine.

In the Kitchen Cottage cheese pancakes — a three ingredient healthy breakfast winner

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Three wholesome ingredients, blend and cook. Mom-goal reached!

Laurie Nigro Life is never dull when you marry your exact opposite

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I left the husband to turn off the television. For some reason, I went back to the family room and quite nearly choked on my chamomile tea when I saw what he had done.

Life on Purpose In these stormy times, rely on love

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Love. It’s small enough to fit into a pocket. It’s large enough to span the generations. It’s light enough to cause laughter and deep enough to penetrate the hardest of hearts.

In the Kitchen Home-cooking can be easy and delicious

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An ideal home-cooked meal is one that's simple and full of flavor, like this braised chicken with tomato dish.