Happy Pi Day! 3 Fun Facts and 14 Pies


March 14 is Pi Day! We’re celebrating with 3 fun facts and 14 pies. Share these fun facts with your kids over a slice of pie! 1. This year Pi Day falls on 3/14/15. Only once in a lifetime, the full date is also the four numbers after the decimal  3.1415  (Though you can celebrate Pi […]

This is About to Save My Busy Weeknights

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It’s not that I don’t like cooking; I do, actually. It’s just the frequency.  Dinner happens every. Single. Night.  And usually, I’m short on time. And ideas. There is an ideas issue too… and then of course the ingredients. So basically, dinner takes more time, energy, and brain power than I have on a Thursday […]

Turkey Chili-Topped Baked Potatoes and Instant Party Tray for Super Bowl Sunday

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  Fun fact I learned today: according to the United States Department of Agriculture, Super Bowl Sunday is the second biggest day of the year for food consumption in the U.S. after Thanksgiving. That’s a lot of food. It also makes Super Bowl Sunday one of my new favorite days of the year. If you’re […]

Easy, Healthy Chicken Tacos & Taco Salad That Keeps Everyone Happy.

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I have to admit I get bored of salads quickly.  It’s not that I don’t like them, I just never think to make them and when I do they are always the same. But I’m pregnant again (surprise) and now that I’m not sick, I’m trying to be a little better about eating well and […]

Crockpot and One Pot Dinners Kids Can Make (With Minimal Parent Help)

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I know a lot of adults who say they can’t cook.  I realized, that even though I’m no master chef, I didn’t want my kids growing up not being able to make a meal for themselves… that’s when my 8 year old son has started cooking dinner for our family. Aside from just learning a useful […]

15 Meals You Can Make With Thanksgiving Leftovers


You can microwave a plate of Thanksgiving dinner for three days, or you can mix it up a bit with these great recipes using your leftover turkey dinner: Turkey Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese Will Cook for Smiles This looks amazing. Brie and turkey is a great combination and using the leftover cranberry sauce adds just […]

It’s Fatty Food Season! How Not To Over Do It At The Next Holiday Party

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Mmmmm…. Holidays.  Some people think of presents,  parties, the spirit of the season… but there’s pretty much only one think I think about: food. Holiday food is some of the richest, fattiest and most delicious food out there, and while I absolutely love it, gorging myself at holiday parties is something I tend to regret sooner or later. […]

All That Candy! What To Do With Leftover Halloween Candy


  3 days before Halloween I came across something in my son’s room that I couldn’t help but find disturbing: a piece Easter candy. It seems like after most of these candy holidays, Valentine’s Day, Easter and of course, Halloween, we end up with a bunch of extra stuff left over, the stuff we don’t […]

Serve it Hot: Warm (& Fast) Breakfasts to get the School Day Started

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Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day and is important part of a healthy diet. With school starting so early, it can be hard to get a healthy breakfast in the kids (or yourself) before they need to get on the bus.  Say goodbye to the cereal bowl, here are a few […]

Premade Dinner That’s Cheap, Fast, Delicious and… Healthy?

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I actually don’t hate cooking. But when I get home at 6:45 and my husband has to be at rehearsal at 7:30 and my kids need to start getting ready for school the next morning it takes a lot of the fun out of making a warm healthy meal. That’s when I do it. I […]