Monthly Produce Challenge Update #2: Cabbage

It’s time for another monthly produce challenge update! I know, I know, I’m late. It’s the 6th, but that still gives you plenty of time to try the veggie of the month at least 1-4 times. If you are late to the party, no problem. Just visit the intro post HERE and find out all… Keep reading →

How to Organize a Soup Swap

Make your life just a bit easier in the winter months by filling your freezer with soup! My favorite way to do this is by organizing a soup swap. Read on for all the details! Spring might be right around the corner, but where I live we’ve still got several weeks of winter-like weather ahead… Keep reading →

Monthly Produce Challenge Update #1: Parsnips

Welcome back to the 12-Month Produce Challenge! If you are just joining us, you may want to head on over to THIS post first to get all the details of the challenge. Then you can come back and find out what the vegetable of the month is and get started adding variety to your family’s… Keep reading →

3 Easy and Super Yummy Breakfasts Kids LOVE {+ Video}

Mornings can be hectic, even when you’re a stay-at-home mom. Sometimes I oversleep and wake up to my my darling middle child pacing my room and saying, “Mom, I have to go peeeee!” Those words are juuust enough to catapult me right out of my warm covers. The only thing worse than waking up in… Keep reading →

Want to Eat Better this Year? Join the Monthly Produce Challenge!

I took one nutrition class in college. Just one. That is it. I have absolutely zero credentials to provide nutrition advice to the world. However, I am a wife and a mom. I cook for my own family. I know what it’s like to be absolutely bewildered about what the heck I should be serving… Keep reading →

How to Deseed a Pomegranate in Under 3 Minutes {+ Video Tutorial!}

Do you avoid buying pomegranates because of the mess or time investment to deseed them? After this tutorial you will be able to confidently and quickly deseed a pomegranate without a mess or much time, so go ahead and buy all the pomegranates your heart desires! Pomegranates are synonymous with Christmas for me. The only… Keep reading →

Easy, Prep Ahead Slow Cooker Stuffing

Slow cooker stuffing is the answer to all your Thanksgiving {and Christmas} prayers. It’s simple to prep ahead and tastes like perfection!  Stuffing wasn’t a huge deal in my house on Thanksgiving when I was growing up. At least, it never took up any space on my own dinner plate. I think my mom made… Keep reading →

How to Freeze and Thaw Soup in Mason Jars – No More Cracks!

Ever tried freezing soup in a glass jar and wound up with cracked jars? Follow these amazing tips for freezing and thawing soup in mason jars and you won’t find any more cracks. Promise!  Several weeks ago, I asked a good friend of mine if she’d like to do a soup making day with me…. Keep reading →

How to Trick Your Family into Eating More Vegetables

Purees. They’re not just for babies (or elderly people without teeth) anymore. Who ever would have thought that vegetable purees could be so life changing?! Okay, okay, that might be an exaggeration. But, for reals, having a stockpile of vegetable purees in your freezer is like gold. “Why?” you ask? Well, for starters, if you… Keep reading →

16 Simple Meals for Your 1-Year-Old that Will Make You SuperMom

I’ll be the first to admit that feeding a one year old can be positively maddening. There’s the teething, the inability to communicate fully, the choking hazards, the obsession with throwing food on the floor, the beginnings of picky eating tendencies, and so much more.  When my oldest child was one, I didn’t think my… Keep reading →