Chicken Sausage Potato & Spinach Soup

soup

Moms can have the challenging job of making two meals for dinner. One, for you, your spouse, and older kids, and the other meal for your baby or toddler. I’m a big believer in trying to make one meal that everyone can enjoy. And it’s quiet simple. I recently made a hearty soup during a rainstorm … [Continue reading]

Cheatsheet to Spring Allergies

It's warming up on the West Coast (and soon for the rest of you), and lots of us are ITCHY and SNEEZY with pollen counts at an all-time high, winds blowing, and outdoor activities again dominating our lives. So, if you or your kids have seasonal allergies, here's some advice on how to stay … [Continue reading]

Memorial Day & the Military Child

I'd be remiss if I didn't address the last holiday of the month: Memorial Day. As a mother and a member of the Armed Forces, I know more than anyone … [Continue reading]

Homemade Birthday Cake Popcorn Balls

IMG_6499-1024x683

I am a baker and bake for a living. I seem to always be in the kitchen. Either I am making some elaborate cake, dessert, or the simple task of … [Continue reading]

Carrot Nuggets

nuggets2

I always felt like baby to toddler food was a big jump in nutrients. A baby usually eats pureed fruits, grains, and vegetables. Then as a toddler it’s … [Continue reading]

The Thoughts of One Busy Mom

Lately I haven’t felt like a great mom. The level of “busy” over the course of the last few years has increased to a level that (at least for me) … [Continue reading]

Tuna and Cucumber with Fresh Dill Puree

pic 1

This is for those adventurous little eaters who are 18-months or older. I'm sure you are thinking tuna? I never would of thought to feed my baby fish. … [Continue reading]

Red Pepper Alfredo

DSC01235

Small pasta noodles make great finger food for your little one. It is fun to experiment with different homemade pasta sauces. This red pepper alfredo … [Continue reading]

Sweet Potato Noodle Soup

noodlesoup2

Whenever I make soup for my kids, they always pick out the vegetables and meat. Then they just sip the broth and eat the noodles. I get so frustrated … [Continue reading]

The Unicorn Trend

While sifting through the news a couple weeks ago, I noticed an odd headline: New Starbucks Unicorn Frappachino is blowing the internet's mind. Then I … [Continue reading]