Kids in the Kitchen- Minestrone Soup Recipe

Kids in the Kitchen- Minestrone Soup Recipe

With our ever growing to do lists it can be hard to slow down to make dinner let alone invite the kids into the kitchen to help. I have made a conscious effort to designate 1 day a week to cooking with my girls. This week we really needed to load up on veggies so we made a yummy Minestrone soup that the whole family devoured. Read on to see my tips for including kids in the kitchen as well as the recipe to warm you up this winter.

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Gingerbread Fun- Books and Bites

Gingerbread Fun- Books and Bites

This month I turned into the Gingerbread man. I hosted a decorating party every weekend so my house and car was concerted into a candy factory. I could have stopped to build a house at a moment’s notice (not that that’s a skill that actually comes in handy). I couldn’t let the month end without sharing one of my favorite ‘Book & Bites’ pairing. Check out my favorite gingerbread story and recipe on the blog- even if you have to archive it to use next year.

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Holiday Traditions- Olive Oil Lemon Drop Cookies

Holiday Traditions- Olive Oil Lemon Drop Cookies

What makes the holidays so special? It there a certain magic in the air? Is it because of the anticipation of the “big day” or is it because you look forward to the annual traditions? My guess is that your annual rituals is what makes it so special. I am now in the stage of my motherhood journey to really recognize why traditions are important to us and to purposefully choose which activities we partake in. Read on to find out my reasoning, along with our favorite family traditions and the recipe for our annual Lemon Drop cookies.

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Snack Review: Bold Bites

Snack Review: Bold Bites

Caroline told me that when she grows up she doesn’t want to be a mom. When I asked her why she explained it’s because, “Moms have to do too much stuff.” Isn’t it true, a mom’s job is never ending. To help make ease of this reality, I am constantly searching for products to make my (and other mom’s lives easier). Today I’m sharing my thoughts on a snack item that is new to market.

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Fall Book & Bites- Cheesy Leaf Crackers

Fall Book & Bites- Cheesy Leaf Crackers

There are so many reasons to love Fall and I don’t think I’ve met a person that doesn’t enjoy the season. There is something wonderful about the transition occurring in nature and magical about the colors swirling around us. Watching Fall through my girls eyes amplifies the splendor. Read more to see our favorite Fall books and a fun food craft to enjoy making and snacking on.

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