Starting December 2nd, Nicole will be opening a new bottle of Aldi wine up ...
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The Holiday season is upon us, and Nicole is here to give you her top ten k...
The Holiday season is upon us, and Nicole is here to give you her top ten kitchen ideas for Christmas 2018.
- - Holiday shopping is upon us and I'm here to give you my top ten kitchen gift ideas for anyone in your life for who loves to eat, drink and be merry. Some of these things I have, and I love. And some of these I only wish I had. Husband, take notes. Number ten is the Goverre Wine Glass. I don't have this but I just stumbled across it while I was shopping on the internet and this thing looks so cool. What I love most about it, it's actually made of glass. And I love drinking my cocktails out of real glass. It tastes way better than out of plastic or metal. I also love that the lid on it, you can drink out of or you can just store your drink for transportation. And it's got this grip thing on it, so you don't drop it. I want one of those. And while we're talking about beverages, I'm gonna give you number nine. It's the Yeti 14 oz. rambler coffee mug. With the 14 oz. mug it's gonna hold a little bit more and it will even disguise when you've got the vodka in the coffee cup. Number eight, basic wooden spoons. Look, I know that is not that exciting. But I promise a bouquet of this is gonna last a lot longer than flowers. Add these to that cookbook or that cookware that you're going to get someone. This is the perfect, practical gift. Number seven, the garlic press. I hate peeling and chopping garlic. It gets so sticky and all over your fingers. The garlic press is one of those extra tools that I don't mind keeping in my drawer. Sticking with the heavy cooking, I'm going to number six, which is a good cutting board. This is not something anyone likes to go spend their money on. So it makes it a perfect gift. These things last forever, so they're worth the investment. Next, is my very practical and economical gift, number five, which is a cute flower pot with an aloe plant. Aloe plants last for a long time, and they're great for when you make those little boo-boos in the kitchen. My mom always says you should always keep one by your kitchen sink. Number four is a good apron that actually fits women. I came across this great petite bib apron from Chef Works and it's super stylish too. Trust me, it's hard to find that apron that doesn't go down to your ankles or up to your ears. Number three carries over from last year, the good old Instant Pot. Would you believe I still don't have one of my very own? With all the recipes you see online, you know you need to have one of these magic makers now. Number two on my wish list is the Google Home Hub. This is the newest home smart device from Google and this one has a screen. So it can walk you through those recipes you're looking for and also, who doesn't want to play music in the kitchen while they're cooking? And number one, which is a pricier option, the La Creuset wide, round dutch oven. The dutch oven is a classic piece, but this one is wide. Makes it perfect for those big roasts to put in the oven. It's definitely on my wish list. And there you have it, my top ten gift ideas that should work within anyone's budget. If you pick up any of these suggestions or have any ideas of your own, I'd love to hear about it. So don't forget to comment below. Like, share, subscribe, and if you're watching us on YouTube, click the bell. Merry Christmas!
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Nicole, a lover of all things sugar, tries to spend an entire day eating ke...
Nicole, a lover of all things sugar, tries to spend an entire day eating keto-approved recipes. Can she roll with fat bombs and pork snacks, or will she lose focus and veer off to the doughnut shop?
- - The keto diet, whether you're onboard or not, you can't get away from it and today, I'm gonna give it a try. So, what is keto? The ketogenic diet is low to no carbs and sugar, high amount of fat and a moderate amount of protein. This'll put your body in ketosis, which is gonna use your fat for energy instead of your carbs for energy. So hopefully, you lose all the fat, right? OK y'all, I'm gonna do this for one day. Yes, I know I'm not gonna get in ketosis and I'm not gonna lose 30 pounds. I'm just trying to experience this lifestyle for a day, what type of foods I'm allowed to eat, how much this is gonna break my budget. Now listen, if you are on this diet for health reasons, I think that's great. I am no doctor, so I'm not here to provide you with any medical assistance. I've gotta start with a cup of coffee and the internet tells me it better be bulletproof. Alright, we're here in my work kitchen. Welcome. I have made this before. But I always sneak a little bit of sugar. So I got like a hazelnut coffee, so maybe that'll make me feel like I've got sugar in there. I don't like the coconut oil. It kinda like clogs up my throat. I better get used to it if I'm gonna live this diet today, I think, but I'm gonna do this bulletproof octane oil. Now, I do like this part, that you can put butter in here. Who doesn't like creamy coffee? Not too bad. Now, let's go to the store. Alright, so, I'm going to make today all the things that have been flooding my social media pages. Things like this. I'm also gonna need some snacks because I'm a snacker. Two for a dollar avocadoes. You better get a ton of these. Hard to wrap my brain around the fact that I can just eat all the fat I want to. Lots of bacon and lots of eggs on this diet too. I wonder if I'm gonna get sick of bacon. I didn't think that was possible. Bacon! I think I'm supposed to choose some that have no sugar. Oh, no sugar. This'll be keto approved. It's a sad day, I have to avoid this section. These are high priced items on this diet. So, when you can buy things in bulk, that's the way to go. Look at this. I'm gonna eat a fat bomb. Feel like I'm gonna look like a fat bomb when this is all over. Lots of butter, lots of cheese, lots of heavy cream. Something's wrong with this. Now, I need a sweetener that I cannot even pronounce. Erythritol. I don't know if that's it or not. Eight dollars for a pack of sugar! My typical snack is like a cracker with some peanut butter or probably something that involves a carb. Maybe in this section, I could find something. Oh no, 20 grams of sugar. Gotta find the pork rinds. This little tiny bag is four dollars. These are a lot cheaper at the gas station. I have a lot of the groceries at home, but check out this buggy. All things I love. I just wonder how I'm gonna feel at the end of this. I'm a little nervous to see how much all this is gonna cost. Guess what diet I'm on with all this stuff. Haven't you heard of the keto diet? - [Clerk] Oh, the keto diet. - Yeah. $60 for some snacks. Yikes. All I can say is it's a good thing work is paying for these groceries. I'm back and I'm starving. I'm going to make this keto breakfast burger on avocado buns. This is not bread, it's avocados. You know, this kinda diet requires a lot of meal prep 'cause otherwise you're gonna be tempted to grab things that you probably shouldn't eat. Why do I need to make it look like a burger? You people are smart enough to know it's not really a burger. Oh yeah.so far, it's just a little tedious. Ya know, it's a lot easier to grab a piece of toast, slather some butter on it. This kinda cooking is not feasible on school mornings, just sayin'. What happens if you do cheat? Like are you gonna all of a sudden gain like 10 pounds if you eat one plate of pasta? I just don't get it! But I think it's ready. Still gonna drain my bacon even though I probably don't have to. Can only handle so much grease. So I got paleo mayonnaise. Alright y'all, I'm making your burger. I don't know if salt is allowed. I'm gonna assume it is 'cause it's not sugar. I guess however much bacon I want. Now to really throw y'all off, we have to make the buns sesame seed buns. So now, I'm gonna try to eat this thing. I'm definitely gonna have to put the phone down to do that. It's just not happening. You have to pick. So it's cute for your picture and then in real life, you would just disassemble it now that I did all that work. We know how this is gonna taste. It's not like I really have to do a taste test. But I don't want any comments when I actually do finish the whole plate. I'm gonna go sit down and work a little bit. I should probably go to the gym now. - [Man] Nicole, how's it goin'? - I'm stuffed. I could not eat all the avocado. I also am having a hard time finishing my bulletproof coffee. I don't think I need to eat so much as long as my ratios are good. But I think I've got to make a call to someone who knows more about this. So I'm gon' find out. - [Woman] Yeah, it really doesn't matter how many meals you eat a day. Your body's in a state of ketosis and it stays in that because you're primarily eating just fat. Usually, we have like a breakfast that's super high in fat and you don't really have an appetite and you may not even be that hungry at dinner. - Thanks, friend! I'm gonna make this lunch for the sake of the video, but the truth is, I'm not hungry. I happen to love pickles, meat, and cheese. Will it fill me up? Yes today because I'm already full. I would think I would eat two of these. Just getting nervous because I'm going to the beach in a couple days. Some ham and some cheese. Does that look satisfying? Like pickles, lettuce, meat, and cheese. I'm positive I'm not gonna be able to eat both of these. It's time for my afternoon snack. I don't know how there's less than one gram of sugar. Alright. Don't like the sweetener. Will it satisfy my craving for something sweet? Maybe. Cheesecake fat bombs. This recipe, all the measurements are in grams. So it's about a half stick of butter. Sounds very bikini friendly. Just kidding, people. I have not worn a bikini in 12 years. I add a tablespoon of this sugar. Although, I think I got the wrong sugar. Tastes like a chemical. Guess what goes in next. You're never gonna believe it. Coconut oil. Alright, there's my filling. It says to use silicone molds, but surely with all this fat content, it won't be hard to come out of the pan. Alright, now I freeze it. And we make the topping. Again people, I know, this is one day of my life. If I was on this diet, I wouldn't be eating a pound of bacon every day or three quarters of a cup of coconut oil. So I add some cocoa powder and some more sugar. This is gonna have to be a snack for late night when I'm watching my shows. Problem is, I won't have any wine to enjoy it with. OK, so our fat bombs. They're pretty much frozen. Now, a spoon more fat. This time chocolate fat over the top. I was excited about this at the beginning. I'm not anymore. So far, the cookie has failed me and I have a feeling, these are going to fail me. I just wish everything didn't have to be so over the top and we could really have just zero sugar. Let's have a snack, shall we? We'll just have some pork clouds. Y'all probably think I've been eating all day. I kinda feel like I have. No comment. I did get the habanero flavor. Whoo! I don't know what I was expecting. I've got my groceries to take home tonight. Gonna have a salad, I think. I just don't think I can eat anymore meat or bacon. I can't forget my fat bombs. Real excited about those. Oh, there it goes. I already don't like it. Y'all, it just tastes like buttery cheese. I definitely cannot eat this whole thing. It is the epitome of rich. People on the keto diet, what do you eat for a bite of something sweet? You cannot tell me that you really enjoy this. I'll think about this for a little while, but first, I'm going to the gym. OK, so I just got home and I am prepping dinner for my family. Guess what. I can't have these. Two of the family like sweet potatoes and two want baked regular potatoes and this mama gets none of it. Serving your family potatoes when you can't have any is willpower. It's finally dinner time. Went on a little jog, a little jog. Found this recipe. It's keto berry goat's cheese and walnut salad. I think this is more than it calls for but, I like lettuce. It even lets you have salt and pepper! Now that looks good. I like this dinner. I'm just wondering if I'm doing anything wrong here because I'm enjoying this. It feels a little too light and refreshing to be on the keto diet, so that's good. Comment below and tell me, am I cheating by eating this salad. I did it y'all. I survived the keto diet only for a day. This thing is just not for me. The minute you tell me I can't have something, I only want it 10 times more. But don't get me wrong. The food was good and let's admit it. We all should cut back our carbs a little bit. But I cannot take it to the next level and analyze everything I eat for the day and wonder if it's OK. I'm gonna have my cake and eat it too. Having my first cup of coffee of the day and look what I'm putting in it. Raw sugar, so?
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- - I've been challenge to feed the whole video crew for $15. From one place. Can I do it? You betcha. I know I got a lot of hungry people. So, $15 has go go a long way. Anytime you're trying to save money rice and beans is a good idea, but watch what I do with these. Hell I thought this place just had flip flops. Sausage is fairly inexpensive, so I can feed these hungry people for six bucks. A little chicken broth. They have everything. I mean I've got the main course, and I've got room to spare. So, I might even give them a little dessert. I'm gonna make a trifle for dessert. I was gonna buy this pudding, but then I'll have to buy milk too. So, I'm gonna buy that already made pudding. This is a little pricey, but I can still fit it in my budget. The crew is in for a treat. - Alright your total today, name, is 15.39. - Ohhhhh! 39 cents over. That includes tax and I went a little overboard on my four layer dessert. The crew works so hard. 39 cents. I can spare that, or I can take a layer off of your dessert. Wish I'd already signed up for the ad for the digital coupons, or I definitely would have come in under my budget. Why does it always scream at you? Thank you. - You're welcome. - I mean, I'm about to feed the crew dinner and dessert for less than $2 a serving. Boom! I'm back from the store. I've got the beans going with the tomatoes and some of the chicken broth, and now I'm ready to ad my sausage. This is a nice hearty bowl. It's full of flavor. It's gonna fill up the crew. So we're just gonna let this simmer and make the dessert. Now, desserts. You're not gonna find me making anything from scratch. People. Y'all are probably saying, "Oh, she must not love her crew, "She feeds them all this crap." Well listen, they don't care trust me. I'm just going to pour them right over the brownies that have been cooled. It may not be that pretty yet, but I promise it's gonna taste good. Normally I would use Oreos for this, okay, but I was trying to save money. They're all gonna be crushed up, so no ones gonna know. Listen, nobody else's $15 dinner would be this gourmet. Death by chocolate, people. So then this is the topping. This is everyone's favorite part. This dessert probably serves more like 12 people. Another point for me. Now this is better as it sits a little while and gets nice and cold. I'm gonna put it in the fridge while I go round everybody up. Alright, I'm bringing' 'em in! C'mon guys! - Alright. - Now listen, you should have put those in bowls. - Oh. - Here, hand me a bowl. - You know I have New Orleans roots. This better be good! - It's real good. - Would you all like to know where your lunch came from? - Sure. - Yeah. - Dollar General! - Ooohhh. - Wow! I love their corn beef. - How much did you end up spending on this? - This whole meal including dessert, 15 bucks. - Wow! - And look at how much is left over. I mean I'm impressed with myself, but save room for dessert now. - You know in my family we call them, the O.D.G. - I am the O.G.D.G. - Thanks. - Your welcome. No listen, this is a four layered dessert. We call this death by chocolate. - Is this a DG cake? - It is. - Nice. - They don't call me Dollar General for nothing'. They don't call me Dollar General for nothing I wanted to use that.
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