Creative Writing with Candy

Creative Writing with Candy

A night out trick or treating. Jack-o-lantern buckets brimming with candy and pillowcases about to burst at the seams. Little hands digging through treasures, tearing wrappers open and indulging in this once a year candy overload. Many of us parents stare at the cache of candy with mixed emotions. Nostalgia overwhelms as we remember our trick or […]

Pumpkin Time

Pumpkin Time

My little guy LOVES Star Wars and gets a kick out of playing Angry Birds Star Wars. So it made perfect sense this autumn season for us to decorate mini pumpkins as characters from Angry Birds Star Wars. With some basic supplies in hand, we spent a few hours over the weekend converting seven mini pumpkins into beloved characters: […]

Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Most mornings, my family eats eggs for breakfast. But every so often, we long for something different. Muffins are always a welcome change to our breakfast menu. This last summer I tried a new gluten-free, paleo-friendly muffin recipe—Blueberry Lemon Muffins. I started with a Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin recipe I found in Make it Paleo by […]

Chicken and Pineapple Kabobs with Jalapeno Mint Marinade

Chicken and Pineapple Kabobs with Jalapeno Mint Marinade

Grilling at my home is a joint effort between my husband and me. Usually, I prep the meat and veggies for grilling, and my husband has the honor of manning the grill. Lately, he’s taken his job at the grill seriously by watching cooking shows about grilling and studying techniques in cookbooks. And I’m proud say he’s become quite a […]