I am always searching for quick, simple, and healthy meals for my family. Chicken lettuce wraps were always something I wanted to make, but I could never find a reasonable recipe. This one is awesome because you literally chop...
Helping kids learn to cook: a lot of fun and a lot of mess. It can be difficult to get started, especially when you think about that mess (and especially when they're really little). But it's also completely worth it! Kids...
This chicken teriyaki and vegetables is super easy, fast, and the whole family loves it! The sauce has a hint of orange and is deliciously sweet without a lot of sugar. I like to keep frozen chicken thighs and...
My idea of an awesome Thanksgiving dinner is sitting down at the table with 2-3 pies in front of me with a festive colored fork and getting busy like it is nobody's business. Who needs turkey with all the...
"You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients." — Julia Child I love to cook and I enjoy meal planning. I have discovered cooking is a great stress reliever, creative outlet, and...
Anyone else out there just SO over their kids' Halloween candy obsession? After a day or two of the constant, "Can I have a piece of candy?" requests, I'm ready to just throw it all away. Does that make...
I’m a summer momma and love being outside sipping on cool smoothies. This year I’ll admit that I look forward to cooler weather while enjoying some healthy warm drinks. One of my favorite parts of autumn is snuggling up...
There are so many things I love about the fall season. The weather, boots, and scarves. The chance to sip tea in the morning. But most of all . . . THE CHILE! When those roasters come out in New...
Hey Mommas! Do you find yourself reaching for unhealthy snacks throughout the day, or do you believe the light in the refrigerator was invented for late night snacking after the kids go to bed? After becoming a mom, I...
Like all the different colors of Fall, there are just as many flavors. Pumpkin is obviously the front runner, but personally I am caramel apple fan. New Mexico has its fair share of fall flavored items available all across...
Dinner. The one meal of the day that somehow always ends up being way more complicated, time-consuming, and stressful than necessary. What is it about this meal that stresses moms out? Personally, I think the culmination of the day’s...
I love snacks. My kids love snacks! Who doesn't love to snack? If I'm completely honest, I'll say that we love to snack on ice cream and Doritos. I would also not say, "No" to a bag of hot...
Do you start skipping breakfast when the kids go back to school in August?  I get it, momma! You have a full plate already with work and all the back to school madness.  It can be challenging to feed...
Summer is here and let's face it mamas! Our children are about to eat us out of house and home! Instead of reaching for a bag of chips or a box of cereal, I like to be prepared for...

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The countdown to summer break is on! We know finding camps to keep the kids busy and cared for is on the top of...