I have been doing this mom thing for almost eight years now, and yet up until very recently, I struggled with dinner time. And when I say “struggle” I’m talking about every aspect… …from what I make (and kids don’t eat). … to the time of day (the kids are never hungry at… Read More Dinner Wars
I recently shared with you my journey towards living a healthier lifestyle. Part of that involves replacing unhealthy foods with those that are better for me. This has become pretty important to me. However, it’s not always easy to get my family to follow suit. I’ve been asked by some fellow moms how I get my kids to eat nutritious… Read More A Healthy Recipe Even Your Kids Will Like
Walking in the door from a long day at work, pre-K in tow. Drop my bag, her backpack, my empty travel coffee mug, unload about 56 empty grody Tupperware containers from said bags into previously clean and empty sink. Shoes off, jackets off. Entryway littered with all of our stuff. Clock says 6:10. My mission… Read More Dinner Time Shenanigans
This may come across as a mundane topic to many of you, but I was incredibly excited to put together an impromptu Thanksgiving feast for my family this year. I have never played host for my family on any major holiday. For the first time, I was beginning to feel a little sad about… Read More A New Family Tradition for the Holidays: Black Friday/Post-Thanksgiving/Pre-Christmas Dinner
Here’s a scenario: you go to the grocery store on the weekend, list in hand and buy what you think you need to last until the next weekend. You think cutting coupons sounds divine but have no energy/time/desire to really do that so you just hope some of the items you need are on sale.… Read More A Giveaway to Help With Meal Planning!
But it wasn’t always that way. In my 20s, I loved cooking, because it wasn’t something I had to do everyday, there was no family depending on me to get it done, and it didn’t matter how long it took or if something was ruined in the process – if all else failed, I could… Read More I Hate Cooking. No, I Really Hate It.
Guest Post Written by Cora Fuss A mother works in the kitchen cooking dinner while in the living room her children play together happily with her husband. She prepares a beautiful meal and brings it to the table. Everyone sits down together, says grace, and thanks the mother for her delicious meal. The children willingly… Read More Food Fight
The other night at dinner, a Monday night mind you, I asked my husband if he wanted to enjoy a glass of wine during dinner. As I was getting out the wine glasses, Ben asked if he could use a wine glass too. I immediately said no. Our wine glasses are very thin and would… Read More Milk in Champagne Glasses
So, I know it’s not Tasty Thursday, and I’m not Gena Golas (by the way, you should seriously be making some of her recipes, because they are great!), but I had to post this recipe for Homemade Mac and Cheese. My kids love mac and cheese. To be more specific, they love the BOXED mac… Read More “Almost as good as the box” Homemade Mac and Cheese