About Wendy

Wendy is married to her high school sweetheart, is a mom to 2 children, and lives in Mesa! She shares her family friendly recipes at Around My Family Table. Live threw her a curve ball after a life threatening dairy allergy and wheat allergy emerged in 2012, so now many of her recipes are gluten and dairy free. When she's not cooking find her on Pinterestor Instagram!

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Discover Lost Egypt at Arizona Science Center

Discover Lost Egypt at the Arizona Science Center

One of my family’s favorite places to visit is the Arizona Science Center.  We have a family membership, so we go often and love to explore the new traveling exhibits.  There are over 300 hands on activities for the kids and the ASC is always bringing in fun new demos for special events.  In addition […]

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier opens every where today and I can’t wait to tell you what I think.  I was lucky and saw it earlier this week.  I can’t wait to tell y’all about it!  Captain America: The Winter Soldier has an all-star cast..here are just a few of the stars: Captain America: The […]

15 Reasons to Love SeaWorld


This year marks SeaWorld’s 50th Celebration. I’ve been going since I was a little girl and love being able to share my love of the ocean and marine life with my kids. SeaWorld is so close to Arizona that it can easily be a weekend trip any time of the year! So, I’m sharing with […]

Visit Yuma & Yuma Lettuce Days

Yuma Lettuce Days

Last year, I was asked to attend the Yuma Lettuce Days event in Yuma, AZ.  I actually had no idea that there was so much produce grown right in our own backyard.  But let me tell you…it was awesome to see the variety of crops being grown here in Arizona. Yuma Lettuce Days is held every […]

Best Wireless Plan for My Family from Walmart Family Mobile

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As I mentioned in my post last month about shopping for the perfect gift for my daughter, we were looking for the best service with unlimited plans, but also the lowest price rate plan. This is my daughter’s first cell phone so we needed something with the best wireless plan with unlimited talk, text, and web […]

Keep the Kids Busy during Winter Break at SEA LIFE


We love visiting the SEA LIFE Aquarium at Arizona Mills Mall.  It’s a nice place to relax and take the kids for a fun outing.  They’ve got some fun activities planned while the kids are out of school over Christmas and New Year’s. Merry Fishmas December 20th – January 5th Celebrate the SEAson at SEA […]

Walmart Family Mobile Unlimited Plans are the Perfect Gift

Walmart Family Mobile Unlimited Plans are the Perfect Gift #FamilyMobileSaves #cbias #shop

Our cell phone contract is up and we’ve been searching for a service provider with great unlimited plans, but we also wanted the lowest price rate plan as well. When we get our new plan, we plan on getting a third phone and line for our daughter as a Christmas gift this year.  It’s going […]

Beautiful Cards, Invitations, and More {Minted.com Review}

Beautiful Cards, Invitations, and More {Minted.com Review}

Just like many of you, I do a lot of my shopping online.  Actually, I do pretty much all my shopping online (except grocery shopping).  I love the convience of it…I can do it at 2pm with a sick kid, at 10pm while watching the evening news, or at 6am before the rest of the […]

Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood

My family was recently given tickets to attend Universal Studios Hollywood in California during a summer vacation.  I remember going to Universal Studios when I was in Jr High…it’s totally the same, but has totally changed too!  All my favorites were still there, but they’ve added new favorites too like Whoville, Wisteria Lane, Jurassic Park, […]

Self Frosting Cupcakes & a Giveaway

Self Frosting Cupcakes

I’m Wendy, one of the co-founders of EVMG but my passion is cooking so most days you can find me over at Around My Family Table sharing easy recipes that the whole family will love.  I started thinking….I’ve been here for over two years and haven’t shared one single recipe.  Well, that’s changing today with […]