The Benefits of Buttermilk

Homemade Flakey Buttermilk Biscuits Ready to Eat

I shared a recipe for homemade artisanal butter with you in a previous post, which got me to thinking of also sharing with you the incredibly varied … [Continue reading]

Turning Two


When my parents or friends of mine say that the time with your child goes by so fast, they weren’t lying. It sure does. Or, I should say, “it has!” My … [Continue reading]

DIY Project: Magnetic Slime


Well, it is officially that time of year for chilling out, relaxing, and figuring out ways to keep the kids happy, busy, and occupied on those … [Continue reading]

Homemade Vanilla Bean Applesauce


There's one very important thing I have to ask when feeding new foods to my baby: Is this organic? While I was pregnant with Elle, I made sure to … [Continue reading]

Whipped Ricotta with Fresh Strawberries


It’s always hard to think of new and creative ways to get your baby the nutrition he or she needs, and sometimes they tire of bland vegetables. That … [Continue reading]

Print Your Own Baby Bullet Activity Page!


My 4-year-old son just finished his first year of preschool, with one more to go before kindergarten (sigh). In the first year, they focus on letter … [Continue reading]

Adjusting to the Learning Curve of Parenting

I was nailing this parenting thing for a while. I kept telling myself that anyway. My daughter, who’d been dealing with some heavy anxiety seemed … [Continue reading]

Minty Peas Puree

Minty Peas

I like fresh vegetables as much as anyone, but when you need something easy and full of flavor, frozen peas are a godsend. So make this with those … [Continue reading]

Easy Egg Casserole


I’ve made this egg casserole three times now and it's basically fool proof - perfect for busy moms and pops! It also makes it much easier to cook … [Continue reading]

The MacGyver Parent: How We Learned to Always Be Prepared

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My daughter Elle is approaching her 2nd birthday and is full of energy. She absolutely loves to play outside and explore. Since my husband and I work … [Continue reading]