I do my best to feed my children well-balanced, nutritious meals, while also catering to their selective tastes. This is basically a nice way of saying that I have picky eaters I have to appease. Shooting for Healthy While trying to find food that my whole family will enjoy, I shy away from items with […]
My youngest daughter recently started kindergarten. She has been a rock star with the transition. I have a fourth grader who has been in charge of packing her own lunch for a few years now, so I was excited to pack a lunch and snacks again. Snacks Are Fun! I love packing lunches and snacks […]
As we settle back into the routine of the school-year, our family is busier than ever. There are after-school obligations and after-work obligations. With all the rushing around and varying schedules, it can seem impossible to get a healthy meal on the table, let alone find time to shop for healthy foods! Luckily, I have […]
I’ve struggled with my weight ever since my senior year of high school. For this, I blame working at Burger King. Fresh french fries on demand and creamy milkshakes are not good for anyone’s waistline. Ha! However, usually I was able to get back to where I wanted without working too hard to achieve my […]
I enjoy putting together homemade Lunchables, so I can choose higher quality meat, cheese and crackers and also pack some fresh fruit as a side. I also switch up sandwiches by using different breads like tortillas, bagel thins and croissants.
Did you know that elephants rarely get cancer? I have learned so much in the past few weeks as we have partnered with Kneaders Bakery & Cafe to share with you about their “Hope Fights Childhood Cancer” Campaign in September. During the month of September at all Kneaders Bakery & Cafe locations, all locations will be […]
These days when it is time to shop for groceries, I simply look at my weekly meal plans, print out the appropriate shopping list and go! By keeping the current list of meal plans on our fridge, I know exactly what to prepare ahead of time and what to set out to thaw. The hardest […]
I must tell all of you about this amazing new diet healthy eating plan that my husband and I embarked on a few months ago. You may have heard of the Whole30 plan. Well, it’s EXACTLY that, except you cheat and quit on day 14. It’s fantastic I tell you!
There are many things that make me feel like I really won at this being a wife and a mother thing. I feel like a champion if I can get most of the laundry done, folded and put away. If I get dressed in real clothes most days, If I get out of the house […]