It is suddenly back to school time which means we are most likely back to packing lunches, too. We are here to bring you 5 great ideas and tips to make packing a school lunch fun again or maybe help you branch out of a rut. We are not suggesting overly elaborate creations, food that […]
You don’t have to be a football fan to get caught up in the excitement of the big game! So, fire up your slow cookers folks! We have some partying to do and your crockpot is going to be a big help. Get The Kids Involved! Cooking in a slow cooker is a great family […]
With Halloween coming up later this month, we are all looking forward to some tricks and lots of treats for sure! Instead of just collecting candy this year, why not pull out your slow cooker and try making your own? You don’t even have to wait until the 31st to try these fun, and spooky […]
One of the best parts of spring is the re-opening of local farmer’s markets. Chances are, even if you are a home gardener yourself, you won’t have anything to harvest for a few weeks at least, but your local farmer’s market will have in-season fruits and veggies, leafy greens, fresh flowers and much more! From […]
Are you in that phase of the school year where packing school lunches has become a chore? Same! We are here to bring you 5 great ideas and tips to make packing a school lunch fun again or maybe help you branch out of a rut. We are not suggesting overly elaborate creations, food that […]
Does this sound familiar: “A slow cooker? I have one of those – in the back of my cabinet – somewhere. It comes out about once every winter.” I am not really sure how or when crockpots became winter-only-worthy to many people. Sure you can use it to make great soups and stews, but a […]
Nothing beats a crockpot recipe that can cook all day and be ready whenever you need it. These 8 easy recipes can be assembled in the morning and be served at a flexible, TBD dinner time. All while making your home smell mouth-wateringly delicious! Life is hectic! But, you didn’t need me to tell you […]
Here we go again… another season is rolling around and we are still stuck inside and our upside-down world has not yet righted itself. It has been suggested that we keep our Thanksgiving celebrations smaller than usual. This can mean anything from having to cook dishes you usually assign to others, to having to make […]
Grocery shopping has changed dramatically under stay-at-home orders and social distancing. People everywhere have had to get creative with where, when and how they acquire groceries. Many local restaurants, farms and other businesses are finding innovative ways to provide services and keep their businesses afloat.
Girl Scout Cookies! Did you know that two different bakeries supply the Girl Scouts of the USA with their cookies? Ever wonder how these annual tasty treats are made before they come knocking on your door? Check out this vid that the kids will want to see.
While it’s easy to grab for the goldfish or doll out a donut at snack time, healthy options grow healthy kids; mind, body, and soul. Plus, cooking can be a collaborative adventure, allowing even our tiniest chefs a chance to join in on the creative fun. Here are 32 amazing options to help invigorate your […]
As we further try to commit to those New Year’s resolutions (it’s still January, right?!), eating healthy always seems to top the list. But sometimes, in our effort to adopt healthy eating habits, we easily fall victim to deceptive advertising and branding. This article highlights the problem with sugars, and where they might be sneaking […]