Adventures in Eating: 8 Weird Garden Foods to Try

I’m a big believer in traditional garden staple veggies, but my husband is an explorer. We usually meet in the middle, so I get my plain old green peas and the kids get to try lots of fun new things. Today, I’m sharing a little inspiration to make your next garden more interesting. We’ve grown 4… [read more]

Halloween Spiderweb Quesadilla with Black Olive Spiders

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Olives are fun food. One of my clearest memories as a kid is sitting at the Thanksgiving table with a big black olive on each of my ten fingers, waving them around happily as my mom tried to get me to eat anything else. (It didn’t work. I just ate black olives and the occasional… [read more]

Shop, Save, Fundraise with @Schoola

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Back-to-school shopping can be daunting, but not half as daunting as the realization that all the new clothes you buy might not fit a month from now. I know. Debbie Downer. But it’s true! Kids grow fast, and they burn through clothes at warp speed. It can be really frustrating because if you buy new, you… [read more]

Cheddar and Chive Tuna Melt Mini Muffins

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The 80s were quite a decade. My childhood was shaped by things like pastel purple eye shadow, Solid Gold dancers and neon splatter paint off-the-shoulder sweatshirts. I learned how to cook pretty young, so my culinary skills developed right smack at the height of the “convenience era,” marked by things like Hamburger Helper and Lunchables. Women were… [read more]

Figuring Out Bedtime, Kid by Kid (with @Gymboree and @WorldEricCarle)

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This post about bedtime routines (and Hungry Caterpillar pajamas!) was brought to you by Gymboree, who provided a product sample to facilitate our review. All opinions are our own. Of all the changes that came with parenthood, the one that rocked my world the most was the change in sleep habits.  Bedtime can be a serious… [read more]