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8 12, 2020

The Best Ranch Dressing Recipe

2020-12-08T13:24:56-08:00December 8th, 2020|Dinner, Eat, Lunch, Sides|2 Comments

This ranch dressing recipe is the bomb! It’s the first ever homemade salad dressing I tried making and a decade later it’s still a staple in our house. It’s great on salads, and thickens up a bit in the fridge making it perfect for raw veggies, and so much better than the store bought stuff! […]

2 12, 2020

Greek Pasta Salad

2020-12-02T08:03:01-08:00December 2nd, 2020|Dinner, Eat, Sides|0 Comments

This greek pasta salad made with cheese tortellini is soooooo good. I first tried it at a summer BBQ and my husband and I were instantly hooked! I think I’ve made it every month since. It pairs perfectly with this Greek Baked Chicken and easily prepares ahead of time for a smooth weeknight dinner. […]

2 12, 2020

Baked Greek Feta Chicken

2020-12-02T08:00:32-08:00December 2nd, 2020|Dinner, Eat|1 Comment

This baked greek feta chicken is so delicious and pairs beautifully with the tortellini greek pasta salad. Make the salad and the chicken marinade ahead of time for a really easy family dinner and serve with pita and tatziki. The whole family will love it! […]

27 11, 2020

Trail Mix Banana Nut Healthy Muffins

2020-11-26T22:41:38-08:00November 27th, 2020|Eat, Snacks|0 Comments

These trail mix banana nut muffins are the perfect grab and go snack for busy moms, toddlers, and the whole family. Around here we eat a whole lot of muffins and snack balls so I'm always looking for ways to switch things up while keeping it relatively healthy. These have no refined sugar or white flour so you can have peace of mind when your toddler starts shoveling them back. I know [...]

6 11, 2020

Preschool Activities for 4 Year Olds

2020-11-06T07:08:45-08:00November 6th, 2020|Activities, Family|1 Comment

These preschool activities for 4 year olds are a great combination of real life activities, science activities, and art activities while having fun in nature! Looking for more ideas? These activities for 3 year olds are part of a series I’m doing with Carly from Mindful Education to share kids activities for toddlers and preschool aged kids. Carly loves being able to support each unique child to be fully themselves. Using your [...]

24 09, 2020

Toddler Activities for 3 Year Olds

2020-09-24T07:10:16-07:00September 24th, 2020|Activities, Family|1 Comment

We can all use some great ideas when it comes to activities for 3 year olds, and these ones require minimal setup using items you likely already have in your house. So set some stuff up, keep your toddler busy, and get done what you need to get done while your little one has some fun while working on their fine motor skills and sensory experiences. It's really win win for everyone [...]

18 09, 2020

93 Easy Family Meal Ideas That Are Picky Eater Friendly

2020-11-05T14:22:06-08:00September 18th, 2020|Breakfast, Dinner, Eat, Lunch, Sides, Snacks|2 Comments

Let's face it, constantly coming up with easy family meal ideas can be down right exhausting, like why do our families eat so friggin much!?! But don't worry, I got your back mama. Use this list with my Meal Plan Like a Boss system to uncomplicate your family meal planning. With your free printables all you'll have to do is check the list of these ideas in addition to your own [...]

11 09, 2020

Toddler Activities for 2 Year Olds

2020-09-11T06:05:09-07:00September 11th, 2020|Activities, Family|2 Comments

I feel like we can never get enough toddler activity ideas, and it seems like you guys feel the same way. Our 9 - 12 Month Old Activities and 18 - 24 Month Old Activities are some of our most popular posts! Which is why I am so happy to be partnering up with Carly from Mindful Education to share kids activities for toddlers and preschool aged kids. Today is all about [...]

3 09, 2020

5 Toddler Teeth Brushing Tips

2020-09-03T10:11:41-07:00September 3rd, 2020|Family, Toddlers|0 Comments

Why do some seemingly simple things have to be so hard with kids 😩 You would think toddler teeth brushing is a simple quick thing to get done, but somehow it can turn into a straight up WWE smack down leaving everyone stressed and crying. That was us for 2 years and it was f'ing terrible! I felt like I tried every tip I saw but nothing seemed to work more than [...]

27 08, 2020

Vegetarian BLT Pasta Salad (TLT Pasta Salad)

2020-10-04T23:55:38-07:00August 27th, 2020|Dinner, Eat, Lunch, Sides, Vegetarian|2 Comments

This TLT Pasta Salad has quickly become a favourite of mine to make during the warmer months. Nice and light and full of flavour it's the perfect summer side dish because as soon as it hits a certain temperature cooking in a hot kitchen is one of the last things anyone wants to be doing. It pairs great with burgers or almost anything you take off the grill and stores well for [...]