If you’re looking for a fun, unique dessert to top off your casual family dinners this summer, we’ve got you covered! This ultimate raspberry oatmeal crumb cake is so quick and easy to make, your kids can help you throw it together. But don’t let its short ingredient list and bake time fool you into thinking it won’t fulfill your cravings for something decadent. It isn’t called an “ULTIMATE” cake for nothing. You will savor every delicious bite!
You have dreamed of this day. You have found the perfect house and are ready to make it your own. There is just one huge thing standing in your way - MOVING. The thing that every person dreads and it is like a dark cloud looming over you. And now you’re not only moving yourself, but you’re moving with a baby, toddler, young child, or multiple children. Well don’t worry! We have a list of 6 ways to make moving with children hassle-free!
Nesting: it’s that burst of energy you get sometime during the last month of your pregnancy. For some women it comes with the desire to cook, and for others it comes as the need to clean and organize, stock up on essentials, or “bed down” in preparation for the birth of your new baby. It can sometimes be hard to know where to start or how to use this great burst of energy to your best advantage. So, here are some ideas to help make your nesting period as productive as possible.
As summer draws to an end, you might find yourself with an abundance of vegetables from your backyard garden. What are you going to do with all of those juicy green peppers you just harvested? Make the ULTIMATE slow cooker stuffed peppers! Warning: This recipe is not for those whose taste buds err on the side of caution!
It is back to the lunch packing grind for many parents! We know that it can be easy to fall back on the “Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich” train when you are rushing to get the kids out the door. However, did you know that children who eat a well balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert? While breakfast is the most important meal of the day, lunch rounds in at a close second! Without your child in front of you, it can be difficult to monitor what they eat. You may have to up your game to get kids to actually eat what you’ve packed. Maybe your family follows a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle, perhaps your child has a gluten restriction, or possibly you are just looking for some awesome, healthy lunchbox tips and ideas! Well, you have certainly come to the right place!
As busy moms, our car is our office. We log a lot of hours in that trusty vehicle, from carpooling the kids around, to grocery shopping and appointment hopping. People would be surprised at the kinds of things a mom can accomplish within the four doors of her car, from breastfeeding and changing diapers to potty training and time outs. With all the busyness that your car endures within your 24 hour workday, it’s bound to take a beating and get overloaded with clutter, trash, and stuff. Clock out for the day (or at least for a naptime), grab a Starbucks and some cleaning supplies, and give that four wheeled gas guzzler the cleaning and decluttering it deserves.
Whether you want to eat more salads or you are addicted to them, you cannot deny that the perfect dressing can make a salad not only interesting, but delicious. Skip the salad dressing aisle in your grocery store, grab some mason jars and organic olive oil and start making some healthy, delicious dressings for your salad with these four easy recipes.
If you’re looking for a slightly less guilty treat to satisfy your sweet tooth, we’ve got the perfect recipe for you. Your entire family will love this moist, flavorful chocolate chip bread; and with healthy ingredients (like zucchinis, pecans, bananas, cinnamon and coconut oil – to name a few) it’s packed full of vitamins and nutrients, so you won’t feel guilty about letting them indulge in this delectable treat!
When it comes to decorations and art for the rooms in your house, the options are limitless. You could easily run to any home store and find something amazing for your home. You could also scour Etsy and happen upon a custom piece for your wall, making it unique. OR you could make your own! In this post, you’ll learn how to make a custom wall art installation suitable for any room in your house.
We have officially entered Back to School Season! Yellow school buses are everywhere, backpacks are filled and another year of learning has begun. In many homes, this means back to hectic mornings! Unfortunately, this can also mean falling into a lackadaisical routine when it comes to breakfast and morning eating habits. It can be so easy to shell out cereal when everyone is tired and trying to rush off to school. However, eating a healthy breakfast packed with superfoods will help your child to stay alert and perform better in class. Check out our simple, fresh and fantastically delicious breakfasts that will have your kids pumped up for the day ahead! And don’t worry – we have even put our superfood spin on cereal, the classic breakfast favorite!
“Made with real meat.”
“Chicken is the #1 ingredient.”
“Your pet deserves the best.”
“Complete nutrition for your pet.”
These popular slogans, or variations of them, can be found on the bags and cans of some of the most popular and established pet food companies on the market today. With so many options, it can be a daunting task to choose which brand is right for your pet’s overall health and well-being. So many of them make these empty promises, claiming to be the absolute best and most health conscious in the production of their products. But how can you know for sure that what they are “selling” you is actually what you are getting? While you think you are providing your pet with the healthiest and most nutritious food by choosing the most popular brands, you might actually be doing them more harm than good.
Fall is unofficially here folks whether you like it or not! Most people are ready for a reprieve from the heat but with this time comes the knowing of what lies ahead: back to school and the HOLIDAYS! This time of the year is fun and family-filled, but also extremely busy. During the summer, we tend to be more relaxed about everything: kids schedules, eating, daily routines, and yes, often our cleaning. So by the end of the summer our houses look… well… worn. Are you the same way? If you said YES, then have no fear! We are here to help with ten things you should clean this weekend to give your house a jump start on getting fresh and clean just in time to decorate.
Fido is not feeling 100%, but you want to wait it out before you take him to the veterinary hospital. We have all been there at one point or another. Luckily, some minor sicknesses can be treated at home with medicines or kitchen essentials you may already have. Here are a few at-home solutions for puppy’s little ailments.
Want to savor the flavor of summer by bottling it up for the rest of the year? Do you have an abundance of fruits you don’t know what to do with? Look no further. We can inspire your inner summertime Goddess whether you are a master chef or just a pasta and eggs kind of gal. With these simple recipes canning jam is as easy as 1-2-3!
Back to school is here and that means back to packing lunches! If you a health conscious parent, you know that some school districts lunches can be laden with high sodium and heavily processed foods so packing your child’s lunch is often the healthiest option. Most of us parents begin the year with all sorts of delicious combinations and ideas and soon those fade away when as the days pass on and on and on. We want to help out with that by giving you some healthy options from each food group that you can pick and choose from to create simple and healthy lunches for your kids for each day of school.