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my number one holiday sanity saver

My Number One Sanity Saver for the Holidays

The holidays are officially upon us and maybe you are feeling the crunch a little bit. Halloween and Thanksgiving are over and thanks to some crazy calendar magic, Christmas is thisclose to Thanksgiving this year. You may already be a wizard when it comes to managing the holidays and all the stress that comes with [...]
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Easy Ways to Involve Your Kids in the Kitchen

Easy Ways to Involve Your Kids in the Kitchen

Research shows that having kids help in the kitchen is tremendously beneficial. Picky eaters are often more prone to try new foods, and children in general gain a new appreciation for what goes on in the kitchen. Now, I know that having kids “help” in the kitchen often drags the process out. When you’re trying [...]
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Winning Food Battles With Picky Eaters

Winning Food Battles With Picky Eaters

We want our kids to have healthy appetites and attitudes about healthy food. One of the most frustrating parenting concerns with kids seems to be the picky eaters! We can’t force feed them, we don’t want them to starve, we don’t want them eating unhealthy junk food or turning mealtime into a war zone. Just [...]
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Pumpkin Muffins that Brought the Boys to the Door

Pumpkin Muffins that Brought the Boys to the Door

Fall is here...or getting nearer every minute. I loved fall when my kids were littles. We would find trails to hike, parks to play at, pumpkin patches to run in, and, most importantly, muffins to make. The muffins were for us but they fed our neighbor boys who always knew when I made them and [...]
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That Grocery Budget: 3 Steps to Stop Food from Eating Your Budget

The Sticker Shock is Real Moving from Long Island, NY, I naively assumed that our cost of living would go down in proportion to our paychecks when we started to grow our family here in Northern Colorado. Well, you know what they say about making assumptions! I definitely came out looking like a donkey when […]

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