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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11 Amazing Kid Party Drinks

Looking for a great party drink or punch for your next kids' party? Try one of these 11 Amazing Kid Party Drinks.

I love hosting parties!  I love creating tasty foods, planning games, making the party favors, but what I love most is an awesome party drink!  I remember growing up with the most delicious punches…my mom always had the best recipes. If you are looking for a great party drink or punch for your next kids’ […]

The BoxTrolls Movie Review

The BoxTrolls Movie Poster

The Boxtrolls are a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have raised a human boy named Eggs in an amazing cavernous home that they built beneath the streets of the city, Cheesebridge. When the town’s villain, Archibald Snatcher, comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls to improve his own status in the city, Eggs decides to venture […]

Guardians of the Galaxy Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Review

Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” finds space adventurer Peter Quill the object of a bounty hunt after stealing an orb coveted by a treacherous villain, but when Quill discovers the power it holds, he must find a way to rally the quartet of ragtag rivals hot on his trail to save the universe. I knew my kids […]

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 […]

Chef The Movie Review

Chef the Movie Review

Calling all Foodies!  This movie is for you and for anyone who loves a good comedy.  Combining my two favorites…food plus comedy…I was in food porn heaven!  Chef was written and directed by JonFavreau, who also starred as Chef Carl.  The all-star cast was the perfect pairing for a tasty comedy. When Chef Carl Casper […]

Million Dollar Arm Review

Milion Dollar Arm Review

Million Dollar Arm is the story of a sports agent looking for his next big athlete.  JB (Jon Hamm) is struggling with his career and needs a big break.  He comes up with the plan to hold a competition in India to find a cricket bowler that he, with the help of Tom (Bill Paxton) […]

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 […]

Monuments Men Movie Review

Monuments Men Movie Review...is it kid friendly?

Monuments Men stars George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, and Cate Blanhett and it is based on the true story of an unlikely World War II platoon.  They were tasked to go into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners. […]

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 […]