Monday Mom Meals: One Pan Salmon Dinner

Monday Mom Meals: One Pan Salmon Dinner

Happy 2nd Monday of the month friend. You know what that means, Monday Mom Meals with KLSD! It is also the first day of school for many Central Valley kiddos. This One Dish Salmon Meal is great for busy nights on the go. It takes 7 minutes to prepare, throw it in the oven for about 15 minutes, giving you time to clean and reset the kitchen, and dinner is done. Easy peasy lemon squeezy. You can make this dish year round, just switch out the citrus to what is in season. Check it out and let us know what you think.

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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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Back To School: Kid's Schedule & Watch review

Back To School: Kid's Schedule & Watch review

It’s time to head back to school which means getting back into a regular routine complete with a new set of chores. The girls recently received Octopus Watches by Joy to help remind them of their daily tasks and responsibilities. Today I am sharing my review of these watches as well as sharing the chores and responsibilities that the girls will be helping with. Make sure to check out the discount code at the end…. Do you have regular chores for kiddos? Would you like a “mommy assistant” to help keep them on track? If yes, then read on for my thoughts from one mama to another.

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Mommy Monday: Why it's important to include kids in the kitchen.

Mommy Monday: Why it's important to include kids in the kitchen.

Monday, Monday! I am learning to tame the chaos with a solo cup of coffee to gather my thoughts before the girls wake up and yoga, lots of yoga. Did you see my yoga giveaway on Instagram? Monday is also a great day for the girls and I to work together in the kitchen. My youngest daughter, who I call “Little Miss” has been making my lunch and asked me to film her. In today’s post, I’m sharing my thoughts on getting kids in the kitchen, how I let the girls help at home, and our tuna salad recipe.

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Mommy Monday: Sushi and a Story

Mommy Monday: Sushi and a Story

Some Mondays I am ready to charge ahead and some seem to be a whirlwind of chaos. Mondays seem to be a day that most moms I know can use a little more support so I aim to share weekly ideas on simple projects to do with young kiddos. Today I'm sharing a great snack to make with your kiddos at home, my version of "kid only sushi" as I called it in my class. I encourage you to make both the green (aka healthy) roll as well as the sweet treat. Let your kids get their hands dirty and have fun rolling their own food. Make it a longer activity and check out the book recommendations as well.

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Mommy Monday: Slowing Down & Showing Up, European Style

Mommy Monday: Slowing Down & Showing Up, European Style

I love Mondays because it is a fresh start. It is the day to kick off the week with the best foot forward and set the pace for the days that follow. Mondays tend to be my day off to just be a mommy. So today I am sharing a few simple activities (that I learned from the Europeans) that I am doing to slow down and show up.

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