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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Art Canvas Challenge

Art Canvas Challenge

What do your kids do during Thanksgiving break? It can be challenging to keep them occupied without relying on the screen or loosing your marbles. A week off seems like a long time but we are very excited to have time together without the regularly scheduled programming. Last year, over the span of a couple of days, the girls and I worked on creating a family masterpiece. Each day we used a different art medium to completely cover a white canvas. It is one of our favorite memories so are going to do the same thing this year. I am sharing our day by day guide so you can recreate this in your home.

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Two pie recipes you should make this weekend

Two pie recipes you should make this weekend

Every year, the week before Thanksgiving, I love to gather women together in the kitchen to make pies. I love creating community in the kitchen where everyone can come together with a common goal and enjoy each others company uninterrupted. Rather than hosting my workshop this year, I partnered with Wilson homes to give you a peek inside my home and am sharing 2 of my favorite recipes for you to try at home this Thanksgiving. Since Apple and Pumpkin pie are pretty quintessential, here are two fail proof recipes for you to try. I am also sharing my thoughts on homemade vs. store bought crusts.

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