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15 Ways to Make Breakfast Fun

We’re big fans of breakfast …and breakfast for any meal! There’s a little bit of sweet and a little bit of savory that can make breakfast perfect for anytime of the day! I’ve gathered a few different and cooky ways… Continue Reading →

Mini Blueberry Tarts in a Muffin Tin

We’ve been busy with blueberries this summer season, taking a recent trip east of Seattle for a u-pick blueberry day! It was something that was on our summer bucket list this year and we all loved it. For only $1.50… Continue Reading →

13 Coconut Recipes for Family, Food, and Fun

We love coconut at our house, using it for all kinds of fun recipes. There’s things to make for home use, yummy desserts, and even kids crafts. We’ve gathered DIY recipes for using coconut oil, flakes, and shreds, perfect for… Continue Reading →

Minions Ba-Ba-Banana Ice Cream Sundaes

We’re getting so excited for the new Minions movie coming out on July 10th! Those silly little minions have their very own movie, wahoo! We see how these minions came to life and served different masters throughout time. Kevin, Stuart,… Continue Reading →

Beat the Heat with a Breakfast Picnic

We’re in the middle of a streak of 100°+ days. I even saw 115° in our upcoming forecast – phew! While we love eating outside in the summer, it’s way too hot for a picnic by the time lunch rolls… Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Parmesan Pita Chips

Like many of you, I’m always on the lookout for filling, healthy snack ideas. Bonus points if the kids can make the snack themselves! Our whole family loves these whole wheat Parmesan pita chips, and they are so simple to… Continue Reading →

3 Ingredient Play Dough to Make in Minutes

Play dough is one of my favorite homemade crafts to make with my kids. Especially since it’s so easy to whip up and brings instant fun. There are a few recipes I’ve shared here before, but this recipe for 3 ingredient play dough using baking soda and… Continue Reading →

Our Favorite Fruity Summer Tea

We have already had some 90-degree days where we live, and we’ve been scanning the fridge for something cold and refreshing to drink. We try to keep juice and soda to a minimum, but often my girls are craving something… Continue Reading →

Egg Salad Mason Jar Recipe

Egg salad just might be my favorite of the salads. It goes back to my childhood, my mom was always making us open-faced egg salad on toast. These days I’m trying to go low-carb, so I’m eating more salads. In comes Egg… Continue Reading →

Chocolate, Almond and Banana Pudding

Have you seen the new reusable squeeze pouches from Little Green Pouch? Did I mention they are reusable?!! I’m in LOVE and thrilled to be partnering with them on a yummy original recipe made just for these squeezable pouches – perfect for a… Continue Reading →

31 Crock Pot Dinner Recipes to Make All Month Long

I don’t know about you, but making dinner every night can be tough! It can take a lot of work and a lot of thought to plan and be consistent. That’s why I am all about a good crock pot recipe!… Continue Reading →

31 Pie Recipes to Celebrate Pi Day

Yay, National Pi Day is coming up on March 14! But wait, there’s even more to celebrate this year! Not only is National Pi Day on 3/14 of every year, this year is EXTRA special adding the year 2015 to the… Continue Reading →

Mint Oreo Cookie Smoothies

Every time St. Patrick’s Day comes around, we’re always thinking of GREEN things we can make! And even though this smoothie turns brown when you blend it, it’s made with our favorite green minty OREOs!! This is a quick drink you… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: GREEN Fruit Salad & Skewers

Fruit salad is a staple side dish and snack in our house, and we whipped up a big bowl of green fruit salad to welcome in the month of March. This would be a perfect side dish for a St…. Continue Reading →

Green Smoothie Guessing Game

Our whole family loves a good green smoothie! My kids are really great at drinking these up and always wanting more. But to make it even more fun to drink these green colored drinks, we play a little game –… Continue Reading →

Arugula Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

This salad has been one of my favorites to make this winter. It’s fresh, filling, and has so much great flavor. Add some cheese, nuts, and a bacon vinaigrette and you’re set for lunch! I’ve loved arugula for a long time… Continue Reading →

Exploring Our 5 Senses: Taste

We’re continuing with our Exploring Our 5 Senses series and today it’s all about taste! When my girls were small, I started setting up simple taste tests to encourage them to try new foods and flavors. Since taste tests are… Continue Reading →

13 Make-Ahead Mason Jar Salads

I really struggle with what to eat for lunch. It’s an odd time of day. I don’t want to cook a big meal, I’m not feeling like leftovers, and I don’t want to eat off my kids plates… I’m trying to… Continue Reading →

Green Smoothies for the Whole Family

We are a green smoothie family! We have been for a while now and LOVE it! I know the smoothie train is not a new craze, but I was finally inspired last summer when I joined a 30 day challenge. Now… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Parmesan Whole Wheat Croutons

My kids love croutons – do yours? Sometimes, I think they only agree to eat salad so they can load their bowls with crunchy croutons! I couldn’t believe we had never made our own croutons before. These Parmesan whole wheat… Continue Reading →

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