School Food Tasting?! You Bet!

Photo via flickr: USDAgov

Ever wonder what your kids are eating for school lunch? Do you have a strong opinion about healthier and less processed foods in the lunch line? We think this is a great idea from Chesterfield County!! Chesterfield County Public Schools is inviting students and parents to taste food being considered for school lunches and breakfasts. […]

Game Day Party Food Ideas

football food

It’s the Seahawks VS Broncos for Super Bowl XLVIII and that only means one thing to me: Party. Honest to goodness, I don’t care a thing about football but I really do love football snacks. So unhealthy. So good. Actually, this year my friends and are celebrating a long overdue Secret Santa gift exchange.  I know. […]

Richmond Restaurant Week Benefits Meals on Wheels and FeedMore: April 22-28


Get ready for Richmond Restaurant Week and some delicious food and fun! It’s all to help raise money for FeedMore and Meals on Wheels. Restaurants are donating a portion of their sales to these organizations. April 22-28, 2013 is the spring event and it happens again October 21-27, 2013. Each time you go out to […]

‘Eat This Not That’ Author Speaking at 2013 Weight of the State Conference


The Weight of the State 2013 is scheduled for April 11-12, 2013. Learn more about active, healthy living and making healthier choices.

Five Things I Love About Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A Cow

Two weeks ago, Richmond Mom was chosen as part of a select group of mom’s websites for a backstage tour of the Chick-fil-A headquarters.  I was so excited to represent the Richmond Mom team at this event.  The Chick-fil-A Backstage event helped me realize why this restaurant has been one of my favorites almost as […]

Dream Dinners Introduces New Options in January 2012

Dream Dinners Richmond VA

Just when you thought you knew everything about Dream Dinners, they come up with something new and better. In January, 2012 they will introduce new whole wheat options in-store. That means more options from Dream Dinners and more choices for you. It also means more emphasis on higher fiber, healthier options too. Dream Dinners is […]

Ukrop’s Fun Food for Football Season is as Easy as 1-2-3

Ukrops Homestyle Foods

Are you ready for some football? Football season is already underway, and it’s a great time for families to gather around the gridiron.  Watching sports with your family can be an enjoyable experience as you cheer for your favorite teams, learn about historic moments in sports and spend quality time together!  It’s no secret that […]

Pinkalicious Cupcakes Just in Time for Holiday Parties

Ukrop's Bakery has cupcakes for all occasions.

Pinkalicious Cupcakes and Hello Kitty Cupcakes by Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods are a wonderful option for a little girl’s party. MARTIN’s Grocery has them all, including new custom themed cupcakes. Ordering online or in the store is quick and easy. For perfectly pink parties, plan to host a Hello Kitty collectible party and feature their pink/white […]

Tough decisions: which Ukrop’s salad is your fave?

Ukrop's chicken salad

We’re back at Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods on which salad is our favorite. Our favorite today, anyway!

Ukrop’s sides are a mom’s best friend

Because I'd rather do this than stand by my stove.

Check us out at the Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods blog for another one of our posts on why we love Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods.