Camping with children doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, it can be a really fun experience for everyone and a chance to build memories that will last a lifetime.
Make traditional New Year’s Eve black eyed peas in your slow cooker.
No sugar, no flour, nothing but good for you fruits, grains and a little olive oil. These cookies or bars are perfect for snacks or breakfast on the go.
Now that the excitement of back to school shopping is over, and we’re settling into a routine, I’m constantly on the lookout for things that are fun and different, something to shake-up the every-day and make learning exciting; making school special as a homeschooler. At this age, my kids don’t need fancy expensive text books. […]
When my oldest asked to have pizza at his birthday party and requested cheese-only pizza for himself, he was extra sweet and said, “but you can put vegetables on everyone else’s!” and I laughed. So thoughtful of him, no? I then suggested we have a make-your-own pizza party and explained that we could have personal […]
Cream of tomato soup is a favorite in our house… we can’t eat grilled cheese sandwiches without it! Even my eighteen month old enjoys dipping his sandwich quarters in his soup, and my almost six year old acts very disappointed if we have his favorite sandwiches without the soup. And lately, there’s been a lot […]
Have you ever had a whole wheat biscuit that just didn’t measure up to the rich and flaky biscuits your grandma used to make? Me too. In fact, I’ve been baking with whole wheat flour for about 22 years, and biscuits have always frustrated me. I’ve come across a few recipes that were passable, but […]
When our oldest turned five and began learning to take on more responsibilities I wanted to create a fun way for him to keep track of his chores. I didn’t see anything online that I really liked, so we decided to go with a DIY felt chore chart. I didn’t have a pattern or […]
Learn how to make a watermelon ‘cake’ for a healthy birthday cake alternative. Using fresh fruit, create any design you want for a healthy refreshing cake.
Did you know watermelon is high in iron? In fact, it’s one of the most iron rich fruits, containing about as much iron as spinach! It’s also loaded with vitamins C and A and is one of the most popular detox fruits because of it’s high water content. blueberries are a superfruit. And spinach? Well […]
For about three months now, my husband has been living on juice. He started off with two weeks of a juice fast, eating nothing else, and since then has been juicing for 1-2 meals a day and eating mostly whole foods (with an occasional meal out) for supper. He’s lost about 30 pounds and his […]