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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Cinderella Movie Review

Cinderella Movie Poster

I already loved the story of Cinderella, I mean really who doesn’t love Cinderella, but this story was absolutely beautiful.  You get to meet and fall in love with Cinderella’s parents..after all that’s how she grew up to be kind and loving.  The step sisters were cruel, but the stepmother was just plain ol’ evil. […]

Varekai Review

Varekai Opening

Is Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai appropriate for the whole family?  Check out my Varekai Review below to find out if you should take the kids. Did you know Cirque Du Soleil is in town this weekend? The opening of Varekai is amazing as Icarus falls to the stage and loses his wings! Instead of dying as in the traditional Greek Mythology story, […]

Cirque du Soleil Returns to Phoenix

Varekai: Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil Returns to Phoenix and I had the opportunity to chat with one of the members of the Varekai team last week.   Cirque du Soleil is headed back to the Valley this month with their show Varekai.  Varekai, which means “wherever” is the story of Icarus, a Greek mythology character, who instead […]

Holiday Gift Tags {free printable}

holiday tags {free printable} for all your gift giving needs

I was creating a tag for a Christmas project I’m working on and thought I should make a whole sheet of tags and share with y’all!  I just love this set of Holiday Gift Tags!  These holiday gift tags are festive and perfect for all your gifting needs.  I used them for Hubbyman’s work friends as […]

LeapTV Review

Leap TV...find out if it should be on your kids' holiday list this year.

Read our LeapTV review to find out if it should be on your kids’ holiday list this year. Last weekend, we had a couple of the neighborhood kids over to play with the new LeapTV game system for kids that I recieved from MomSelect & LeapFrog.  All the kids immediately, ran to the tv to […]

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 […]