Recipe: Asian Quinoa Salad

Light, healthy, and super easy to make, this Asian Quinoa Salad makes a delicious lunch or side dish. Last week, I ran a kids’ workshop where we focused on Chinese New Year. We did two crafts (more details on those coming soon), and we made this Asian Quinoa Salad ....more

Weekend Photos in Review

Dumpster dived for this gorgeous piece of wood! Behind the scenes tour of a grocery store for our Girl Scout troop. Chinese New York kids’ workshop ....more

Recipe: Broccoli and Cheddar Dutch Baby

Are you bored by the same offerings for breakfast? This Broccoli and Cheddar Dutch Baby is a delicious and unique way to start your day. When it comes to breakfast, there are days when I just cannot look at another egg ....more

Weekend Photos in Review

Belated New Year’s celebrations with the family. The sky was blue ONE day last week, and I’m sorely missing it. Ten degrees today, but a rumored “near 60 degrees” later in the week! ...more

Review: Fuel Thermos

Cool, sleek, and best of all … effective. This Trudeau Fuel Thermoses are exactly what your lunchbox needs. The thermoses of today are most definitely not the thermoses we grew up with ....more

Weekend Photos in Review

$6 movies during Christmas break? Yes, please. Cute movie ....more

Recipe: Cookie Crumble Pudding Parfaits

A super simple, completely customizable pudding parfait recipe that is kid-friendly and adult approved. Which is pretty much my favorite kind of recipe, like ever. So this week, I did a kids craft and food workshop at several libraries ....more

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day {2016}

Since my kids were going to be with their Dad on Christmas Eve, we celebrated Christmas Eve Eve instead. Because I taught a kids’ workshop in the afternoon, I took the stress-free route for dinner and we all enjoyed Chinese take-out (and a massive amount of leftovers). One of my favorite traditions in our town is that Santa comes around on Christmas Eve and visits all the kids, handing out stockings filled with candy ....more

Recipe: Hidden Valley Ranch Oyster Crackers

A super quick and tasty old-school favorite that is sure to take the edge off of the holiday munchies. Although it’s a total no-brainer recipe, I figured since I’ve made it three times in the past three weeks, it was worth sharing and documenting here. Mostly so I can find the recipe easily the next time I’m looking for it ....more

Weekend Photos in Review

If that doesn’t say Christmas spirit, I don’t know what does ....more