Spider PB&J

pb&j spider

My toddler is now at an age where packing silly things in his lunch box is fun, even with his picky-eater status.  I saw a version of this on Pinterest and immediately got into the kitchen to try it out. I love turning this classic PB&J sandwich into a creepy crawly critter. For a savory [...]

Fall Kid Craft #3: Glitter Gak

glitter gak

This was our first time making gak. I saw it in Oliver’s preschool class last week and looked up how to make it. To my surprise, it only required 3 ingredients (one of those being water). Did I mention it also comes together in seconds (!). I used gel glitter glue instead of regular white [...]

S’mores Mix

smores trail  mix

  As the days begin to cool down and we get closer and closer to fall in the desert, I want to find some quick treats that will get the family ready for one of my favorite seasons.  This simple and delicious S’mores mix uses the classic campfire combination of marshmallow, graham cracker, and chocolate without having [...]

Fall Kid Craft #2: Autumn Harvest Homemade Playdough (with all-natural dyes)

autumn homemade playdough1

  Homemade Playdough is something I remember making when I was a kid. Just the smell takes me back to that time in my life. Funny how the olfactory system works, huh? For the coloring, I used all-natural dyes that are most likely in your cupboard right now. They ended up making quite the pretty [...]

Mini Pizza Bites

Mini Pizza bites

Pizza is one of those go-to meals that any picky eater enjoys.  But even the most pickiest of eaters can get bored with their favorites.  So finding creative ways to prepare and serve something like pizza is a must.  These mini pizza bites are great for a meal or snack because they are fun, easy [...]

Peanut Butter-Chocolate-Banana Bites

Peanut Butter chocolate banana bites

  This is a quick after school snack to whip up with your kids. Three ingredients and by far one of the best snacks I’ve had in a while. It could even sub as a healthier dessert. Ingredients Banana Creamy or crunchy peanut butter (or your favorite nut butter) Chocolate chips or a dark chocolate [...]