Laura Powell – Real Mom Kitchen

Real Mom Kitchen is an amazing food blog authored by Laura Powell.

It began in April of 2008, shortly after her husband lost his job, Laura decided to start a food blog to channel her creative energy and give her a distraction from the stresses in her life.

Little did she know that this hobby would turn into a way to help contribute to the family finances.

RealMomKitchen.com is where Laura is able to share her passion for cooking and food that was fostered by her mother from the time she was a young girl. She shares her experiences in the kitchen, delicious family friendly recipes that any busy mom or dad can make, and photographs of each recipe that will make you want to come back for more. Real Mom Kitchen focuses on recipes that have regular ingredients most people keep stocked in their pantry. The site includes recipes from desserts to main dishes that are sure to please.

Laura is a busy mom herself with her 3 children ages 6, 10, and 13. Not only is it hard to be a mom, but Laura has two children who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities.

Her 10 year old son has ADHD and her 6 year old daughter has autism, ADHD, along with a genetic disorder called Turner Syndrome. Laura is also in the process of doing another blog that will show the daily life of Real Mom Kitchen. She will share the day to day experiences of dealing with a daughter with multiple medical issues.

Real Mom Kitchen is a food blog site that currently receives over 250,000 page loads a month. In 2008, RMK had 68,026 page loads and grew to over 1.4 million page loads in 2009. RMK is now on pace to have over 3 million page loads in 2010. You will find pictures from RMK shared on sites such as tastespotting.com and foodgawker.com. Laura’s site is also featured on sites such as Hostess with the Mostess and Refrigerator Soup. She was featured in an Article in the Salt Lake Tribune that focused on the food blogging trend.

Comments from readers:

“As always- I LOVE YOUR SITE! I love that you try recipes that are real food that real people eat.” – buffalo chicken wing

“I discovered your blog when I was looking for a raspberry freezer jam recipe during the summer. I’m so glad that I discovered it because I’ve found so many delicious, practical recipes. Thanks!!” – Diana

“Hi Laura, I just found your blog, I don’t know why I didn’t know of it before, you have great ideas! These look fabulous, my kids would love them. I’m following and will be back often!” – Mandy

“You have such a GREAT Blog! I am so appreciative of the work you put into your Blog like the caramel candy apples hints ie tips and a bonified recipe. You really Rock!” – Janet

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