This simple fudge in a bag is a perfect opportunity to get kids in the kitchen. A handful of ingredients, a plastic baggie, and some good ol’ elbow grease will yield a tasty treat kids can make all by themselves! Have you ever made fudge in a bag??? I had never heard of such a thing until a few weeks ago when my sister-in-law was visiting us from Texas and told my boys all about it. As soon as they heard the word “chocolate” they were sold on the idea….
This simple fruit salsa recipe is a perfect, beginner-level dish for getting your kids involved in the kitchen. Plus, it’s addictively delicious–a perfect afternoon snack or summertime dessert.
Does anyone else feel like this summer is just FLYING by? At the beginning of the summer I was full of plans (and some trepidation), worrying about how I would occupy my three kiddos ALL. SUMMER. LONG. But now summer is more than halfway over, and we have barely touched our summer bucket list.…
This handy homemade pancake mix is a quick-to-make pantry staple…perfect for busy moms who want a simple way to get a hot breakfast on the table in under ten minutes. Hot breakfast or cold cereal…What do mornings look like at your house? If you’re anything like us, mornings–especially school day mornings–can get a little crazy with getting kids dressed and out the door, trying to get myself a shower, and managing the general hoopla of the beginning of a new day.
Reminiscent of the kid favorite dirt cups…but nice enough to serve to adults, too, these fun and festive mini trifles are a perfect Easter dessert for your holiday gathering.
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Happy Easter week! It’s been spring break at our house and things have been a little crazy! The first two days were super rainy, so we did play dates with friends and the boys seriously tornadoed the house (can I use tornado as a verb??? I guess I just did). The last couple days have been beautiful though, and I’m excited to soak up the sunshine. We’re enjoying digging in the dirt (someday we’ll landscape and have grass), taking trips to the park, and going on bike rides.…
This soothing chicken noodle soup is more than just the ultimate comfort food–it contains a secret ingredient that puts it over the top in taste as well as in immune-boosting power!Wintertime with kids = never-ending runny noses. And as the momma of those sick kids, I want to do everything in my power to help them feel better fast! The past month has been especially rough around our house in the “cold & cough” department, so last week I broke out the big guns…
This 30-minute meal is the ultimate comfort food to warm you up on a chilly night. Full of flavor and simple to throw together, this hearty baked potato soup deserves a place in your weeknight meal rotation.
Is anyone else ready for winter to be DONE already? By the end of January I am always SO ready for sunshine that is above freezing…and kids that aren’t sick. Seriously, someone come disinfect my house! At least I can console myself with cooking delicious warm food–my favorite coping strategy.
These sneaky little chocolate almond date balls are a delicious healthy snack disguised as dessert. They have absolutely NO added sugar, so you can feel good about saying yes when your kids ask for “just one more.”
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My four-year-old son LOVES to watch The Great British Baking Show with me. I’m a lucky mom. It all started one day when he wandered out of quiet time while I was folding laundry and dreaming of traveling to Europe.
Hosting during the holidays can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! Simplify your entertaining this season with easy party food recipes that are low-effort and still completely delicious.
Happy Holidays, everyone! How was your Thanksgiving??? We hosted 15 people at our house for Thanksgiving dinner, and I’m happy to report that the food was delicious and being in the company of people I love was even better.
These mini corn dog muffins are the perfect weeknight meal for busy families (and picky eaters). Hearty, kid-pleasing, and super fast to make–a winner of a dinner! If you know me in real life at all, you might have done a double take when you saw the title of today’s post.
Yes, my friends, you read that right. Megan just posted a recipe that involves hot dogs.
If you don’t know me in real life, let me give you a little background….
I really don’t like hot dogs….
Need some new ideas for after school snacks? These homemade granola bars will get two thumbs up from the kids for taste, and they’re full of healthy, protein-rich ingredients with just enough chocolate to sweeten the deal. We’re back into the swing of school these days, and it’s been busy! Because we’re moving later this month (more on that later), we decided to start Little Man at his new school from the beginning of the school year. It just didn’t make sense to us for him to move schools and teachers after just a month–too much change for a six-year-old….