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3 Ways to Make Lunch Prep Easy for Back to School

With back to school just around the corner, I’m definitely thinking about lunch prep. I’m hoping to make lunch prep easier on myself this year, as it’s a big part of my morning with 3 kids to get them out the… Continue Reading →

Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

Summer is here, school is out and everyone gets to really enjoy everything! So many activities, so many things to do first, there is barely any time for properly cooked meals. I find myself during summer months choosing wraps, salads, fresh food finger… Continue Reading →

Harry Potter Butterbeer Floats

My girls are huge (HUGE!) Harry Potter fanatics. They have been rereading all the books and watching all the movies in anticipation of the new script book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, coming out at the end of this… Continue Reading →

25 Copycat Candy Bars and Cookies

Did you know you can make a Snickers bar at home? That’s not all- there’s a homemade recipe for almost any candy or cookie you can think of! It’s so fun to watch your favorite treat come together in your… Continue Reading →

Super-Silly Summer Mystery Meal

Have you ever participated in a mystery meal? The whole menu is in code, so you can only guess what you are ordering. Even things like spoons, forks, and napkins are part of the menu. So silly and fun! Just… Continue Reading →

Mini Strawberry Shortcake Trifles

Memorial Day is just around the corner and we are so ready to kick off barbecue season and summer pool parties! Whether you are throwing a party in your backyard or you are invited to one, everyone will be looking forward… Continue Reading →

Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

I love a good pie crust, it can make or break your pie. So I have this fabulous recipe for a homemade graham cracker crust that is easy to make and yummy to eat! Once you have this recipe, it can… Continue Reading →

15 All-In-One Dinner Ideas

We all know how busy weeknights can get! Some nights you just don’t have time to wash more than one pot. That’s where these deliciously simple all-in-one dinner ideas come in handy. They are a one pot meal your family will… Continue Reading →

Cream Cheese & Mango Salsa RITZwich Snacks

With Cinco de Mayo coming up, I’m featuring a party recipe for “stacking it up” salsa style. I’ll be bringing a plateful of these delicious snacks to my neighborhood holiday get together on May 5th! I’m partnering with Safeway and RITZ… Continue Reading →

Earth Day Green Smoothies

To celebrate Earth Day this month, our family is trying our best to make better choices for what we put in our grocery cart to help us eat healthier. Along with that, we also want to understand where our food comes from to help our… Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter and Banana Quesadillas

Many of the first things my girls learned to cook are things made on a flat griddle pan – from pancakes to french toast, grilled cheese to quesadillas. A little flipping practice with mom and they are set to make… Continue Reading →

Savory Crepes for Easter Dinner

For the Easter holiday, we’re prepping a fun family-friendly dinner where everyone can build their own savory crepes. I love to get the kids involved in all parts of kitchen prep. These DIY savory crepes are a great way to serve dinner and… Continue Reading →

Frozen Yogurt Bunny Bites for Snacktime

We’re making something snacksational with these mini frozen yogurt bunny bite sandwiches! They’re great for snacktime when you need a little treat. And how fun are these bunny shaped graham crackers? Perfect for the upcoming Easter holiday. I’m partnering with General… Continue Reading →

15 Frozen Treats Kids Will Love (and so will you!)

Warm weather will be here before you know it. Get ready for summer with these frozen treats that you and your kids will love! We’re sharing popsicles, yogurt bites, frozen fruit and ice cream treats. See all 15 frozen treats… Continue Reading →

Simple “All in One” Italian Soup

We’ve been enjoying a lot of soup this winter in Seattle, it’s been a gray and rainy one. And most times, I make soup out of what we have on hand. That’s why I LOVE this Simple Italian Soup. It’s great for… Continue Reading →

Cherry Banana Smoothies

If your kids are smoothie-lovers like mine, here is a must-try flavor to add to your blender repertoire. My toddler, tween and teen are all in love with this pretty-in-pink cherry banana smoothie. With just 4 ingredients, this smoothie is… Continue Reading →

15 Super Bowl Game Day Recipes

Super Bowl Sunday is February 7th! Broncos vs. Panthers! Who will you be rooting for this year?? I’m not sure who I’ll be rooting for, but I KNOW that I will be making and eating some gooooooood food. That’s the… Continue Reading →

15 Healthy Breakfast Ideas

It’s a new year! Which means new beginnings and a fresh start. Every year I decide that I should probably be eating a little bit healthier overall. Maybe it has something to do with all of the cookies, candy, and… Continue Reading →

Game Day Crock Pot Mexican Lasagna

It’s that time of year when we get to cheer for our favorite football team on game day. I’ve got just the thing to serve a crowd if you’re having a party to watch the game… Mexican Lasagna! And I cooked it… Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Muffins

My daughters had a hard time narrowing it down, but they chose these cinnamon sugar doughnut muffins as their favorite homemade muffin. Pretty high praise from some serious muffin-connoisseurs! These muffins are soft and just sweet enough, with a taste… Continue Reading →

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