We just completed our first week back to school after being off for 2+ weeks. The good thing is: WE SURVIVED!!! We got to school on time. We jumped back into piano and dance and baseball lessons. And we--well--ME! I jumped back into cooking quick healthy meals for my family. If you know me, I… Continue reading Healthy Dinners in the New Year
Nothin’ like a lil’ Christmas Bunko Party to kick-start the holiday festivities! This morning my head is spinning, my cheeks are sore and my mouth is still watering from the new dessert I baked up for the festivities! These Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese frosting from @eighteen25girls were DELISH!!!! The cake was moist, the… Continue reading Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
Now is the time for baking and giving! I love making homemade gifts to give to our special friends, teachers, bus drivers, etc. Last year, you may remember, I made my favorite granola recipe (see here!) This year I wanted to try something NEW! Making the Brittle Years ago I bought a candy thermometer. Don't… Continue reading Salted Caramel Nut Brittle
Ok, so did it take anyone else a while to get back into the swing of life with school-age kids? Man I was out of sorts last week! BUT! I did manage to meal plan a little last week and had some HITS as in Ed Sheeran hits (have you heard Perfect with Beyonce?! LOOOVE!)… Continue reading Weeknight Meals
Anyone on the heath-kick new year?!!! Me too! Well not totally. I always see January 1 as a way to start FRESH! No mom, I am not doing the Whole Life Challenge again. (She said she’d disown me if I did it again! Not really…but she said when I was participating in the WLC, “...that’s… Continue reading Getting healthy starts with breakfast!