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Slow Kitchen Changes For Kids

This is a sponsored post in cooperation with Stonyfield, and I’m proud to be a #StonyfieldBlogger, yet my opinions are always my own. Moms, you know how it is introducing new foods to kids.  Pediatricians say to introduce a new food a zillion times before declaring defeat in the healthy food department, don’t they?  Kids […]

Continue Reading By on April 18, 2016 in cooking, food, organic

Stretching the Winter Food Budget

FREE newsletter here! Have the holidays left you tapped out, stressed and dreading the next credit card bill?  Did Christmas dinner and New Year’s revelry stretch your budget beyond the limit?  Maybe you can ease into the new year by using some simple tricks to become more frugal in these winter months. Here are a […]

Continue Reading By on January 7, 2016 in canning, cooking, food, frugal

The Food Babe Way Spurs Consumer Awareness at Grocery Store

*May contain affiliate links for books where you can read more for yourself. Question everything at the grocery store and restaurant.  Become a food detective for the sake of your own health and well-being. That’s the premise behind author Vani Hari’s new book The Food Babe Way, that’s destined to become a best-seller!  I can […]

Continue Reading By on February 10, 2015 in agriculture, conscious consumerism, families, food, GMO, shopping

Congrats to Cast Iron Griddle Winner!

*The following is a sponsored post in cooperation with Stonyfield Organic. Congratulations to Jessica for winning the lovely cast-iron griddle from Stonyfield Organic!  We hope she enjoys preparing pancakes and more for her family as much as we’ve loved using ours.

Continue Reading By on May 12, 2014 in kitchen

Baking Bread with Kids

The kids and I have done a good bit of cooking and baking together through the years. I’m not sure many recipes have grabbed their attention like our latest bread making activity. We prepared a basic homemade bread, nothing extraordinary. But they wanted to be involved, asked questions, and anxiously awaited the chance to sample […]

Continue Reading By on February 4, 2014 in baking, chidren, food, home

Baking SprinkleBakes’ Sugar Cookie Recipe

We’re starting with the basics in our kitchen this holiday baking season.  My little bakers and I chose Heather Baird’s sugar cookie recipe to start our adventure into the new SprinkleBakes cookbook she gave the girls. We began the evening with a perfectly clean countertop, then added lots of flour (I’m sure we worked in […]

Continue Reading By on December 1, 2012 in food, kitchen