Why don’t moms get sick days? I found myself thinking over and over again yesterday when I still had to tackle all my mommy responsibilites (3 kids) even thought I was sick as a dog. I’m feeling a little better today, but yesterday was rough. I have 3 kids. My husband works 2nd shift and [...]
Last week I went to Whole Foods with the kids in tow (always fun!). We desperately needed produce and a few ingredients to make some gluten- free bread in the bread machine. Before going, I looked through my son’s food list (foods he can and cannot eat) and realized there are some seeds and nuts [...]
Walking at 5:45 am? Are you crazy? If someone told me last year that I would be one of thoooose people, the kind that go walking on purpose, with seemlingly no good reason, I’d have laughed in their face. As a kid you never think finding time to exercise will be on your to do [...]
Here’s a free crochet pattern so you can learn how to crochet trim. This video uses basic crochet stitches. Trim can be so expensive and it can totally change the appearance of a garment!
Why I LOVE my rice cooker Our new rice cooker should be inducted as a family member. Seriously, this puppy has steamed over 200 cups of rice and quinoa in the past couple of months. Should I have admitted that? The rice cooker is our go-to for a stress-free meal. Sometimes my husband or [...]
We all want to give our kids incredible memories for years to come and to celebrate the day they entered the world. But, let’s face it, the birthday party trend has gotten out of control. With large groups, rented facilities, mounds of presents, moon bouncers, over the top gift bags and custom cakes do our [...]
Have your ever walked into a grocery store during a cooking demonstration or while people are handing out samples? I love tasting food, and as a mom that is always on the go, it is always nice to have a little snack. Now that we have allergies in the family, I have to use extra [...]
Parents of children with food allergies usually cringe when a holiday is close. This means baking separate allergy-free treats for your child, searching for candy they can eat, and finding alternatives to food to make the day fun. Don’t let Valentine’s Day get you anxious. Here are some tips and resources to help you and your child [...]