28 Apr

Mama Stories – Jen Snyder

2017-04-28T06:04:04+00:00 By |Categories: Mama Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

I met Jen Snyder through a mom entrepreneurs Facebook group we both belong to. Jen has a very successful Facebook group for bloggers. She is very involved in her group by answering every question she receives and by asking questions and challenging the groups’ members to better balance blogging, motherhood and life in general. I helped Jen with a health problem one of her [...]

21 Mar

Tasty Tuesday: Cookies! Almond Sugar Cookies!

2017-03-18T11:09:00+00:00 By |Categories: Dessert, Nutrition, Picky eating, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: |12 Comments

Unlike the rest of my family, I am not one to marvel at the deliciousness of cookies. I much more prefer muffins, cupcakes and other “cakey” desserts. And maybe because I am not easily impressed by cookies, I can definitely recognize a delicious sugar cookie when I see one. This is one of them. Trust me! I was looking for [...]

07 Feb

Tasty Tuesday: Yummy Baked Carrot Oatmeal Hearts for Valentine’s Day

2017-02-06T14:50:57+00:00 By |Categories: Breakfast recipes, Nutrition, Picky eating, Snack recipes, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: |14 Comments

It’s not Valentine’s Day if we don’t eat a heart-shaped dessert, right? So I had to come up with a dessert that is not only delicious, but also healthy, filling, great as a snack, and easy to pack and take to school. Nutritious and delicious baked oatmeal with carrots. My kids love it, my husband and myself love it, and [...]

31 Jan

Guest Post: Jenny Finke from Good for You Gluten Free

2017-01-30T13:26:02+00:00 By |Categories: Food allergies/sensitivities, Nutrition|Tags: |14 Comments

I invited Jenny Finke, health and nutrition coach, to talk with us about foods that are naturally gluten-free and foods that are important for people with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease to eat. Jenny Finke was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2012 and has been gluten-free ever since. She helps people start and find success in their gluten-free journey through her signature Go [...]

22 Jan

Interview and Giveaway with Todd Parr

2017-02-06T06:25:39+00:00 By |Categories: Snack recipes|Tags: , |86 Comments

I fell in love with Todd Parr’s book at a department store. Of all the places :). Since then, I have been buying or borrowing Todd’s books from the library and reading them with my kids who share my love for Todd’s books. Todd's books have simple, yet complex messages, are beautifully illustrated, and are interesting for all the young at heart. [...]

22 Nov

Tasty Tuesday: Gingerbread Men Chia Cookies

2016-11-21T21:35:09+00:00 By |Categories: Dessert, Nutrition, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: |2 Comments

Are you ready for Christmas? We sure are! Making gingerbread men cookies and planning our Christmas activities. There is no better time than the end of November to bake cookies and shop for Christmas presents ;-). Please tell me I am not the only one doing this so early this year! I asked my son what Christmas desserts he would [...]