What You Actually Need to Pack No-Waste, Eco-Friendly School Lunches

A simple guide to packing a no-waste lunch: what you really need and what you don’t. No-Waste School Lunch Necessities Walking through the aisles of major retailers it’s easy to feel inundated with the sheer amount of options available when it comes to packing food for your child to bring to school for lunch. With […]

The Back-to-School Lunch Box Buying Guide

Wondering what lunch box food storage containers are the best for sending to school with your kids? Here are a few of our favorites from PlanetBox, Kids Konserve, LunchSkins, and more. Deep breath. Let’s discuss the basics behind school lunch: The storage basics. Everyone always wants to go over the things that go in the […]

Ginger and Coconut Oil Sugar Body Scrub

How to take a few things from around the kitchen and turn them into a ginger-infused coconut oil sugar scrub for body and face. Pin It Today’s post is not about food that you eat. It is, however, about things you normally find in your kitchen like oils and ginger and sugar and kosher salt. […]

Holiday Baking 101: Freezing, Including the Kids and More!

Get started now on your holiday baking. A few tips for freezing cookies, baking with your kids, figuring out what to make first and having fun while you do it. Get the Christmas music ready, it’s time to bake! Tomorrow it will be December. (If you just recoiled at that thought, I’m with you.) That […]

Tried and Tested: Birthday Cake

I’m on a mission to fulfill a Birthday Cake Quest. Niki is looking for a birthday cake for a special little girl, who happens to be turning one towards the end of the month. There is a large spot carved out in each of the hearts of the kids here at our house for her. […]

Tried and Tested: Cinco de Mayo

Photo by kretyen Tuesday is Cinco de Mayo, and while it is not the Mexican Independence Day (that’s September 16) and it is celebrated more in America than in Mexico, it’s a chance to make whatever your favorite Mexican dish happens to be and raise a glass in honor of your Mexican American friends. Here […]

Tried and Tested: Easter Brunch

For the past couple of years my dad’s side of the family has been doing an Easter brunch. Then my mom’s side gets together for the traditional Easter dinner fare. Yes, this makes for a looooooooong day. However, there are few things I like more than brunch. It gives me another reason to eat breakfast […]