Pumpkin Coconut Soup

Nothing says Fall like a bowl of warm pumpkin soup! My toddler enjoyed helping me during every step of cooking this pumpkin coconut soup, from scooping the seeds out to eating the finished product. After roasting the pumpkin pieces in the oven, we blended it with coconut milk and vegetable broth. We used the seeds […]

9 Fall Dishes That Will Help You Deal with Summer’s End

  “Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ― William Cullen Bryant   Shut down the pool. Get out the rake. Summer has officially ended. Some of you may be thrilled about this. If you’re like me, there is a mourning period for the sun, the warm rains, and the carefree memories of the kids building sand castles […]

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash Puree

As moms we can all relate to having a neglected home. You’re used to seeing a kitchen sink full of dishes and laundry that hasn’t been folded or put away yet. After all, you’re busy caring for a newborn baby, feeding, changing diapers, and staring lovingly at her all day. It’s okay. Stare away, soak all this […]

Butternut Squash and Leek Soup

Another great recipe for soup lovers! Soup is great because it’s filling and warm and inviting, all while being perfect for your littlest eaters. This recipe helped me sneak nutritious vegetables into my 4-year-old’s diet and helped me use up 2 huge leeks I received in this month’s farm delivery. Luckily, the family gave this […]

Squash Soup with Beans and Tomatoes

I swear, I make more than just soups! But soups are my ultimate go-to; they’re easy to make and they’re my all-time favorite food. I love that you can throw together whatever you have on hand and make an infinite variety of meals with a simple side salad and crusty bread. Plus, just add in […]

Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Continuing my goal to try one new vegetarian recipe a week, I decided to try my hand at a special pumpkin soup! It’s quick to prepare, but totally hearty for those cold winter evenings when you can’t think of what to make for dinner. Serve with a crusty baguette and simple salad and spice it […]

DIY Wizard Costume for Your Little One

This year, I didn’t want to spend a lot on a halloween costume and wasn’t going to have a ton of time to work on one, so I repurposed some awesome household items into the perfect costume! After much deliberation, my son finally decided on being a wizard (after changing his mind countless times). I racked my […]

The Horse on the Ledge

Now that school has started up and the fall season is upon us, I’m starting to get my annual panicky feeling. Despite the fact that fall is my favorite season, this feeling arrives at the same time every year. Maybe it’s all the change I see in the world around me as the leaves turn colors […]

The Best Costumes of 2014

Let’s be honest, the best part about Halloween is dressing our little ones up in funny costumes. After all, if it were up to baby, they probably wouldn’t dress up as Richard Simmons, but how adorable is it?! Pretty adorable. And this year brought all new costumes to light, including Game of Thrones nods, ebola scares, […]

A Guide to the Best and Worst Halloween Candy

Do you rifle through your child’s Halloween treat bag looking for the goods? Of course, they’re not for you, but you don’t want your child eating tons of unhealthy, sugary, processed foods, after all! But someone’s got to do away with all that temptation, and when there’s a Snickers, Kit Kat, or Reese’s bar, well, […]