1. Sign up to bake a pie for a party. 2. Immediately realize that you have never made a pie before, unless you count the no-bake kind from a box. 3. Mildly freak out. 4. Find every cookbook you own and frantically...
In the laundry list of things we parents worry about, for some reason, my toddler’s daycare lunches have been a troublesome topic for me. I know it’s silly—there are far greater worries to have—and yet I have spent countless hours...
Infuse a festive flair into your holiday celebrations by incorporating Chinese herbs into mocktails. Beyond adding unique flavors, these herbs can bring potential health benefits, from boosting antioxidants to supporting overall well-being.
I saw this recipe on Pinterest and couldn't wait to give it a try. In true Pinterest form, I pinned it a long time ago and just got around to making it. One bite and I knew I needed...
{Disclaimer: This is a sponsored blog post; while the views expressed here were genuinely mine, consideration was paid to me by Bays English Muffins to review this product.} While I love to cook, as a mom, some days I just...
Summer is here, which means it's time for campfire food! Campfire food is so exciting for kids, whether it's at a campsite, a park, or even your own backyard. There is something so satisfying about cooking over an open fire....
There are a lot of special observances in March. I'm not sure exactly who designates some of these celebrations, but there sure are some I can get behind: International Francophonie Day (macarons!), World Sleep Day (I repeat: SLEEP), Sweden's Waffle Day...
Is there really anything better than sitting on the back deck, watching the kids quietly play, while sipping an adult beverage made with gin, with your significant other or group of friends? Add in the warm temperature and sun...
I love chocolate. I love it so much that one time, I told my five-year-old that I love her more than anything in the whole wide world, and her retort was… More than chocolate? My sweet tooth wasn’t a problem...
Kombucha is the nectar of the gods, or, at the very least, the gods' favorite fermented tea flavored with fruit. It's delicious. Can you believe me? You can. I might be a weird mix of contradictions. Freshly manicured nails bring me joy,...
I’m a terrible cook. Let’s just put that out there. Cooking is not my strength.  While I wish I was a phenomenal cook and my family could rave about my delicious yet healthy feasts, I have no issue admitting that...
Today was a rough day. I was wrapped up in my own big emotions and stuck in a rut. While running errands, I stopped at one of our local stores to pick something up for ye ole crotch goblins....
Last week, our family took a little day trip to Shelburne Farms. If you haven’t been, you should definitely get out there. They have tons of hiking and walking trails, a children’s farmyard with lots of animals to see...
Here are three easy, healthy and very inexpensive family-friendly recipes using one of our favorite popular fruits. Bananas! They are cheap and downright delicious. Chock full of good, fast energy, bananas contain a good source of fiber and potassium, as...

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