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Healthy Back to School Lunch Ideas

It’s that time again! Time for us to agonize over packing healthy, perfect lunches! To avoid sending little Junior to school with a Slim Jim and a fruit roll-up (not that there’s anything wrong with that, we all get busy….) Read on for a few ideas! Fruits of course, but here are a few twists ... Read More

Recipe: Fun with S’mores

S’mores are a summertime favorite for most, and we love them just as much as the next family. While at the grocery check out a couple of weeks ago, waiting to check out with our standard S’mores supplies, Graham Crackers, Marshmallows and Hershey Bars, you know, the quintessential s’mores ingredients, one of my girls asked ... Read More

Craft Ideas for Summer Fun!

Summer is full of fun and sun, beach and pool days, but every year when we make our summer fun lists, crafts always gets added because it makes a great rainy day/down day option and bonus, we still get to mark something off of our list! Here are some ideas for crafts you can do ... Read More

Recipe! Campfire Waffle Cones

Let me start by clarifying that there is nothing about me that cooks by campfire, makes fire or even camps but we found this cute dessert circulating the web and decided to try them out ourselves… we used our grill. That’s one of the great things about this recipe, you can actually pop them in ... Read More

Recipe: French Toast with Homemade Whipped Cream

We love pancakes and waffles, but sometimes it gets a little old and we like to mix it up with some tasty french toast! Here’s our Easy Peasy recipe you can make for your family! What You’ll Need: 6-8 Slices of thick white bread 2 Eggs 2/3 Cup of Milk 1/4 tsp of cinnamon 1 ... Read More

Ideas for Summer Fun Lists

Last summer we posted this great way to keep up with summer fun. It was our summer bucket list, and it was a huge hit with our family. We even took it a step further and documented our entire summer in a picture book we ordered from one of our favorite photobook websites. Start now ... Read More

Easter Egg Brownies

Brownies are my absolute favorite dessert so I look for excuses to make them a part of my life as often as possible. Here’s a cute way to serve them up as a dessert for your Easter Gatherings. What You’ll Need: Brownie Mix (I’m not picky and just use whatever box mix I happen to ... Read More

Recipe: Leprechaun Bites

If you’re looking for a yummy little treat to make for St. Patrick’s Day try this easy peasy recipe for what my kids have named, Leprechaun Bites. What You’ll Need: Pretzels (twists or squares) White Chocolate Melting Wafers Rolos Green M&M’s Sprinkles (optional) What You’ll Do: Preheat oven to 200 degrees Top pretzel with 1 ... Read More

Got an Anti-Veggie Kid? We have an answer!

Veggie Bread! Do you have a carb-loving, veggie-hating kid? Here’s a great recipe to try, and as a bonus for a  great time-saver, you can use baby food from the jar instead of making your own puree! Give it a try and let us know how it works! Ingredients 2 cups whole wheat flour (or ... Read More

Homemade Valentines

This is a super fun holiday all about showing love for each other. My kids love making homemade valentines for their friends and so I rounded up our favorites for this year. Simple, cute, and cheap. WIN! Love Bug Valentine Supplies: Gummy worms (or other gummy bug) Cardstock Scissors Snack bags Stapler and staples We ... Read More