The leaves are falling and the air as crisp. Yep! It's time to bake pumpkin stuff! Here is my favorite fall muffin recipe. It's super easy and delicious. In fact, make two batches. Trust me. Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Muffins Ingredients: 1 1/4...

Simple Homemade Baby Food

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I have this reputation among my family for being somewhat...crunchy. I cosleep when my babies are young. I cloth diaper. I babywear. I (try) to avoid a lot of processed food (though, keeping it real, I just ate a...
It's the heat of the summer that keeps us spinning wild and free, throwing off routine and clothing as if they had no other purpose than our utter confinement.  We slice watermelon and toss lemon on pasta, and then...
School is back in session as is my boys' desire to eat all the things. Whether it's, "Mom I was starving at school because I didn't pack enough food in my lunch!" or stumbling off the bus with "Moooooom,...
This post is actually about bread.  Daily homemade bread, I'm serious.  Do me a favor, run to the kitchen and get your package of healthy whole wheat sliced bread.  Now tell me, are there more than 4 ingredients there?...
You already know that we here at BVTMB love Boloco on Church Street.  We love them because they serve globally inspired burritos. That means you can get a Thai, or Tikka Masala, or Cajun, or Teriyaki burrito…what!!!  We love...
BurlingtonVT Moms Blog is part of a larger network called the City Moms Blog Network.  We have sister sites all over the country with teams of Moms doing exactly what we’re doing right here in Burlington.  Today I’m going to...
I love the fourth of July. I love this holiday for what it represents and what it reminds us of; that we are truly blessed to live in a free country. It reminds me to thank those that have...
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...
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...
I like to cook. Is that weird? I don't know that I'm necessarily good at it, but I like it. I mean, I can follow a recipe just fine, and can adjust it as needed, so I guess I'm passable. I've...
Hello Moms, Dads, Fellow Burlington Friends :: Anyone else feeling the March entrapment? Where you feel like a fool for thinking spring has sprung from ONE forty degree day? We all should know better by now when that happens ......
As I journey my way through the third trimester of this pregnancy and find myself longing for a spring that is not quite here yet, I've found that it is the little things that have been bringing a lot...
If you haven't heard of Pinterest I have two things to say to you. 1.) Do you live under a rock? 2.) I'm sorry I just told you about it because "free time" as you know it is gone forever. Pinterest is...

In + Around Vermont

Moving to the Vermont Gayborhood of Our Dreams

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My wife and I, with our then 2-year-old, moved to Vermont in 2021 from rural Missouri.  While we had great friends and community in Missouri,...
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Why I HATE Fall… Y’all