Okay, this snack is also for us adults. If you are looking a healthier treat then look no further! I typically tell my clients to choose a complex carbohydrate and a protein as a snack-this meets the bill. I also like to give this idea out to my clients if they are looking to get… Continue reading Tasty Snack for Kids!
Yes- more French toast and more monkey bread! I am proud to say that with the exception of being put in and taken out of the oven, my 5 year old was responsible for this entire recipe! All you need: 1 cup skim milk 2 eggs beaten 2 tbsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg 2… Continue reading French Toast Monkey Bread
This recipe is a GREAT one for young children. I believe it is incredibly important to get your kids in the kitchen at a young age, even if it is just pouring ingredients into a bowl. Here is an easy dish to get your young children involved! All you need: 2 tubs homestyle refrigerated biscuits, quartered… Continue reading Easiest Garlic Monkey Bread
Get those kids in the kitchen! This was actually recommended by my daughter to make for her aunt- so we went for it. These turned out fantastic! Funny enough, the only person who did not like them was my daughter. She enjoys making desserts but not eating them! We did not reinvented to wheel with… Continue reading Cap’n Crunch Bars
My four year old has recently become obsessed with Tinker Bell and wanting a Pixie Dust tree. This inspired us on a rainy day to make “pixie dust” jars, aka glitter jars, aka calming jars. Nothing too fancy! All you need is glitter glue, glitter, a bottle or jar (a plastic bottle for younger kids!),… Continue reading Pixie Dust Jars
I originally had every intention of making these taquitos vegetarian with just utilizing black beans, however, we had leftover chicken from early this week and it was a GREAT addition to this recipe. This recipe is inexpensive, easy, and was well accepted by the family- yay! Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.… Continue reading Creamy Black Bean and Chicken Taquitos
Here is another recipe that I hesitated to write as it is so incredibly easy. These three ingredient brownies make a yummy, healthier fudge-like brownies in only three steps! Let’s focus on what this recipes provides- a boost of protein and fiber. Don’t worry- they are still sweet! All you need: 1 can no-salt-added black… Continue reading Black Bean Brownies: Three Ingredients, Three Steps
I feel like it has been awhile! From Influenza A and travel, I am slowly trying to get back with my goals of blogging. What better way that doing the March Spotlight on the second to last day of the month, right? 🙂 This isn’t exactly a “new” find. In fact my daughter got them… Continue reading March Spotlight!
This idea came from watching Instagram stories- easy (and inexpensive) sensory bins! Nothing fancy here- 5lb bag of rice ($3.99 from Target), 16 oz bag of beans ($1.99 from Target) and a small plastic bin with lids (99 cents from Target). We spontaneously ended up coloring the rice at the end of the night- see recipe below! Puzzles!… Continue reading Easy Sensory Bins for Kids
In case you missed it- there was a polar vortex in the Midwest about three weeks where we hit as cold -60 wind chill! Needless to say, we did not leave the house for about 48 hours. Staying home, cuddled up sounds like a dream until your two young children get cabin fever! In the… Continue reading February Spotlight- Surviving the Polar Vortex 2019
On Wednesday my husband and I returned from a WONDERFUL trip to Italy and Ireland. We were gone for just under two weeks and there was a lot of concern (mostly on my end) on whether or not our kids would be able to handle us being gone for so long. Therefore we wanted to create a… Continue reading November Spotlight- Kids & Vacation
“God can’t be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers” Happy Mother’s Day (a day late) to all mamas, grandmothers, godmothers, and mothers to be.