You can switch up your usual side salad at dinnertime with some unique “superfoods,” power-packed with nutrients and rich in color. Here are five green vegetables that everyone should try–share them with your kids, too!
How to Prepare and Freeze Zucchini
What can you do with all the zucchini that multiplies like crazy in your garden? It’s perfect for preserving so you can enjoy lots of zucchini recipes throughout the winter and spring seasons. Here’s how you can prepare and store zucchini in your freezer. Choose the Right Zucchini Your zucchini should be fully ripened (but […]
Planning a Vegetable Garden with Meals in Mind
Now that I’m looking at expanding our garden, I want to keep in mind my meal plans as I choose which vegetables to grow. Here are a few ideas I’m going to try!
Colorful Winter Tossed Salad – Easy and Healthy!
We often make New Year’s resolutions, and for a lot of people (including myself) one of those is getting healthy. The concept of healthy eating, to me, means including as many whole and colorful foods as possible and getting my kids to enjoy eating this way as well! Last winter, my mom served a really […]
12 Uses for Fresh Basil
Basil is a fragrant herb that is plentiful during the late summer. There are many things you can do with basil, and they are not limited to cooking! Here are 12 uses, including how to make basil oil and how to use it for a home remedy, plus how to grow it well and preserve […]
Review of Colgate Mattresses’ New Eco-Visco Angel
I was super excited to receive a new Eco-Visco Angel crib mattress from Colgate to try with our little guy, who is two. Our current crib mattress had gone through 3 children and was ready to be replaced, so this came at the perfect time! The Eco-Visco Angel is a dual firmness crib mattress that […]
20 Fabulous and Delicious Strawberry Recipes!
Mmm….strawberries. What more can I say? Why not take advantage of this delicious and healthy fruit and make some delectable dishes that both nourish and treat your families! With the 10 lbs of strawberries I have in my fridge right now, I’m excited to make some of these fabulous recipes! Just click on each link […]
Motorola MBP 41 Video Baby Monitor Review
Recently, I was pleased to have a chance to review the Motorola MBP 41 Video Baby Monitor! I used it with my 2 year old son. I haven’t actually used a monitor that often for him since he was a really tiny baby, but I knew we had a trip coming up where we would […]
Four Ways to Make Chores More Fun for Kids
Four Ways We’re Changing Our Diet to Get Healthy This Summer
This past January, I found out that I was pregnant with our fourth child. My emotions were mixed: I love having babies, but I always suffer from extreme “all-day” sickness, rendering me pretty much unable to eat anything but bland food or drink straight water for several months. About this same time, everyone in our […]
Four Ingredient Crock Pot Cola Chicken (Plus 10 More Delicious Crock Pot Recipes!)
What can you do with a can of pop and a bottle of ketchup? Make supper of course! (Wait, that wasn’t the answer you were looking for?) Although it involves a seemingly strange combination of ingredients, my recipe for four ingredient Crock Pot Cola Chicken is absolutely delicious! I had my first taste of this […]
How to Make Easy, Delicious and Healthy Freezer Applesauce
During the fall, apples are in abundance and are typically very affordable, being a seasonal fruit. There are a lot of useful benefits to seasonal fruits and vegetables, and there are a few ways of preserving them that will allow you to enjoy their fresh taste all winter and spring! For me, the easiest thing to do with […]