Christmas Prime Rib

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Each year our family buys a share of a cow. Once delivered we have a variety of cuts and the one we all get most excited about is the rib eye roast that turns into prime rib. It stays tucked safely in the freezer until Christmas week and then becomes the star of our holiday… Read More

10 Christmas Activities to Do With Your Kids

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1) Participate in a Polar Express inspired train ride or create your own at home <<< this is the greatest idea EVER. And free 2) Make ornaments! These are my favorite, of course, but Pinterest is booming with kid-friendly ornament ideas. Just search “DIY ornaments” and you’ll be feeling crafty for days. 3) Visit Santa … and… Read More

Ingredient Swapping: Healthier Options

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Preparing healthy meals that also appeal to kids (and husbands) can be a real challenge. How do you make nutritious options that a picky toddler will eat? To be honest, I’m not even 100% sure. My son is crazy picky.  Picky to the point where we met with a nutritionist this past week to brainstorm… Read More

Round Up Of Crock Pot Entree Recipes

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Oh, the beloved crock pot. If you’re anything like me, it’s probably one of your favorite appliances. So to help you out during this crazy holiday rush and the winter cold, we’ve rounded up some great crock pot recipes in honor of every mom out there who just wants to throw some ingredients in, and… Read More

Super Foods For You and Your Family

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“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” right? Well, maybe there’s a little more to it than that, and as we reach the winter months where colds and other illnesses are making their way through schools and workplaces, we’re talking about some great food for you to incorporate into your family’s diet to keep… Read More

Blueberry Streusel Twist

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It’s late at night as I type this and, friends, I’m drooling just thinking of these divine little treat. Blueberry Streusel Twists are a must have this fall. Well, if I’m being perfectly honest they’re a must for winter, spring and summer too. A sweet brunch item or a dessert everyone will rave about, whenever… Read More

8 Thanksgiving Desserts

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Let’s talk Thanksgiving food: the turkey, the stuffing, the cranberry dressing, that’s all fine and dandy, but the dessert is where it’s really at! Cookies, pies, and all things pumpkin, we’ve rounded up eight delicious desserts for you to try this Thanksgiving! Chocolate Pecan Pie From Joy Of Baking. Easily transform your favorite pecan pie… Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts

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What better way to get the little ones excited about Thanksgiving than by doing some fun crafts together?! Some can serve as décor, some will make great place settings at your table, but the best ones you can all eat together!     Rice Krispie Turkeys- Alegoo Kids will love constructing turkeys out of Rice… Read More

Everything Autumn Soup

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Soup is for me what mac ‘n cheese is for my kids – ultimate comfort. If my husband would allow I’d fix soup every evening during the fall and winter months. It just feels like the perfectly cozy meal I need to cap off the cool days. If you’re a soup lover like me, you’re… Read More

Fall Vegetables: Recipes and Facts

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There’s something about fall that makes me hungry. Maybe as I’m starting to throw some chunky sweaters on, I’m getting ready to indulge in my favorite comfort foods.  Hey, these chunky sweaters hide my muffin top, so I can get away with it, right? To balance out the richer foods that magically appear at our… Read More

Stuffed Cabbage Soup Recipe

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In cooler weather I LOVE making anything in my crock pot. It becomes my best friend. I make all sorts of soups, stews, and chili. One of my absolute favorite dishes that my mom makes is stuffed cabbage. Mmm…cabbage, meat, rice, onions and a bit of salt…it must be the Polish in me. Well last… Read More

Leftover Canned Pumpkin Recipes

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I have a question.  Why does every recipe I pin lately only call for a ½ cup of pumpkin? Or, I guess the bigger question- why can I not buy a smaller can of pumpkin? I’m quick to write off a recipe that calls for an ingredient I don’t use often.  Call me stubborn, but… Read More

Tips On Getting Your Kids To Eat Fruits And Vegetables

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For some, getting your kids to eat their fruits and vegetables can prove to be extremely difficult. Some kids may love them, but some may hate them. While my little guy loves fruit, vegetables are another story. I’ve had to be sneaky and creative when it comes to giving him his daily dose of leafy… Read More

Great Fall Drinks You Can Make At Home

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Fall is officially here! I love my morning run to Starbucks but sometimes, on a cold fall day, I would rather stay in my pajamas and make my own drink in the comfort of my home. So we’ve rounded up some great fall drinks that you can easily make yourself! Pumpkin Spiced Latte From Betty… Read More

5 Delicious No-Cook Baby Food Recipes

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GUEST AUTHOR: HARRIET FOSTER There are going to be times when you are in a rush and simply do not have the luxury of preparing your baby a time consuming homemade meal.  In these situations many mother resort to torturing their baby with that foul tasting bottled or canned baby food purchased from the local grocery.… Read More

Crockpot Tortellini Sausage Soup (VIDEO)

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Autumn is in full swing which means that your slow cooker has probably made an appearance or two in your kitchen lately. With the weather turning cooler, a slow cooker (or as many people just call it a “Crockpot”) is the perfect dinner appliance because it allows you to prepare dinner in the morning before… Read More

Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix

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When it comes to pumpkin seeds you have two choices … 1) you can follow a grand tutorial like this and make your own or 2) you can be a touch lazy like me and grab a bag of pre-roasted pumpkin seeds at Trader Joe’s and call it good. Either way, once you’ve got pumpkin… Read More

Halloween Desserts

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Taking a break from the costumes, we are now bringing you some delicious Halloween desserts! Sure, kids want the candy, but what about some fun and festive party desserts? They will love these too! Witch Cupcakes From Parents. Kids will love helping you make these witch cupcakes almost as much as they’ll love eating them! And… Read More

How to Make Halloween Pizza Mummies

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No matter what store you go into these days, October is all about Halloween! Pumpkins, scarecrows, costumes, witches, candy corn, ghosts: the kids love it all! Yep, all month long we get to talk about creepy things, pumpkin crafts, candy projects and how to come up with the best costume ever! Today, I’m showing you… Read More

Chicken Tortellini Soup

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The best thing about adding a new person to the family is the wealth of recipes they bring. Right? Okay, okay … maybe not the best thing, but definitely a perk! It’ a blessing to get a peek at another family’s favorites, new comfort food, exciting ingredients and always, lots of love. I got the thumb’s… Read More