10 Things I Promise You’ll Miss About The Newborn Stage

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The newborn stage is challenging to say the least. But with the sleepless nights, sore everything, and challenges comes some amazing things that you will soon miss. Babies grow and change so fast and the newborn stage is over in the blink of an eye. Today I want to share 10 things I promise you’ll […]

Brownie Peanut Butter Bombs

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Don’t forget to check out our new FOOD BLOG – SKINNY NOT SKINNY – dedicated 100% to food! Since it is Easter this weekend, I’m with my family again. You know what that means, right? Plenty of baking! I’m not going to do a lot of chatter before telling you how to make these gems […]

A Pregnant Woman’s Ultimate Guide to Oatmeal

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If you are pregnant and haven’t yet discovered the versatility and all around awesomeness of oatmeal, then this post is for you! Are you looking for a savory snack that’s high in fiber and digests easily, or perhaps you have a bit of a sweet tooth and would like something that is satisfying and not […]

Easter Bunny Cookies on a Stick

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I have the perfect Easter cookies for your little ones this holiday – Easter Bunny Cookies on a stick. I made my own sugar cookie dough and cut out bunny shapes with a cookie cutter. I decided to coat them with coconut to resemble bunny fur. I made a sweetened cream cheese frosting as the […]

Mini Easter Egg Baskets

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Easter is right around the corner and all I can think about are eggs and bunnies. My two little ones have been talking about Easter all month long. So, I filled a store bought pie crust with a mixture of egg, ham and cheese and made mini egg Easter baskets one morning…yummy! They are super […]

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

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Ready for a healthy treat that the whole family can enjoy? Whip up this chocolate avocado pudding in less than 5 minutes, let it sit overnight, and BOOM!, dessert is served! Now, a little side note … if you’re thinking this is gonna be a super rich “normal” type of pudding, this isn’t it. This […]

Chicken Salad Ranch Roll Ups

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I love recipes where I can sneak in healthy stuff that my kids would otherwise never eat. I add kale to a variety of meals such as sandwiches, soups and salads. Since kale is high in vitamins, calcium and iron – it’s the perfect vegetable. You can sauté kale with olive oil and garlic and […]

7 Yummy St. Patrick’s Day Inspired Cupcake Ideas

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Shamrocks, Clovers, and Rainbows. Oh, my! Bring sweetness to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with these seven yummy St. Patty’s day inspired cupcake ideas. 1. Shamrock Cupcakes. I don’t think there’s anything not to love about these adorably, creative shamrock cupcakes. Using a store bought mix, these cupcakes combine green icing and some creative shaping […]

Recipe: Upside Down Pizza Casserole

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Today I am sharing one of my family’s favorite recipes with you. Who doesn’t love pizza, right? This is an amazing twist on pizza that your kids are going to love! It’s really easy to make, only calls for a few different ingredients, and the kids can get in the kitchen and help you make […]

Kid Friendly Baking: Spring Bird Nest

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Guest Blog Post by: Kate Sigafoos Baking with your kids is a wonderful way to spend time together.   Kids learn math, science, and patience and parents get dessert out of the whole shebang.  A total win-win. When my first child approached toddlerdom, I jumped into baking with her as soon as I could.  Too bad […]