Rosa’s Closet :: Review

IMG_0029If you know me, you know that I love local business and try to stay up on the amazing shops in my home city and state. Last month, however, I realized that my radar had somehow missed Rosa’s Closet!!  This little gem of a shop is just 15 minutes from my home, is right in the center of East Grand Rapids, MI, and is one of my new favorite places to stop!! [Read more...]

Southwest Michigan Sip & Stroll ~ Pre-Event Synopsis #SWMISipStroll

#SWMISipStroll BannerI’ve been wanting to organize an annual blogger tour for a while now, and I thought that there could be nothing better than making it a winery tour(I mean, what Mama doesn’t love a getaway to their local wine country?!?!)!!  Well, after teaming up with Just Short of Crazy, deciding on Southwest Michigan as the location of our tour, inviting some amazing bloggers to join us, and working out all the details, the time has finally arrived for our First Annual Sip & Stroll!!

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Low-Sodium Taco Seasoning ~ Recipe

Low-Sodium Taco SeasoningI don’t know about you, but we love tacos in our house, and if they were healthier, we’d eat them once a week!!  The seasoning packets that you get in the store do make for some super yummy taco meat, but they are FULL of sodium.  Even the lower sodium varieties are still too high for my liking.

Where there’s a problem, there’s a solution, though!  After playing around with different combinations for a while, I’ve finally come up with a low-sodium taco seasoning recipe that is, in our opinion, better than anything you can find in the store!  Try it out for yourself and let me know what you think! :) [Read more...]

What’s to Come from What Mama Wants ~ Spring 2015

WMWHeaderDespite what it looks and feels like outside my window right now, it is officially Spring!!! Like many of you, the extra sunshine and occasionally warmer weather has lit a fire under me, and I’ve been busy cleaning, organizing, and making plans for the next few months. While I still have a ways to go with the cleaning and organizing, I have managed to put together a pretty great calendar of family and blogging events. [Read more...]