DIY Children’s Spice Shakers

kid play spices

I go through quite a bit of spice jars in my kitchen. Chili powder being the number one. This is a fun way to upcycle those old spice jars (plastic and metal variety – no glass) into a fun item for a child’s play kitchen. I add items that are larger than the shaker holes, [...]

Favorite Trick to Making a Variety of Babyfood

freezing baby food

I absolutely love making homemade food for my newest little guy. But I’ll admit, I rely on packaged food from time to time, especially when I’m not prepared to make it from scratch. But lately I’ve adapted a handy trick for always being prepared when meal-time comes around. I’ve found it to be completely helpful [...]

Apricot & Banana Baby Food with Cinnamon

Apricot banana with cinnamon baby food

I’ve been having fun introducing new foods to my littlest this Summer. Bananas were one of the first foods I introduced to him, aside from rice cereal. This apricot and banana blend, with just a small pinch of cinnamon, was a hit. I made a medium batch using 2 ripe bananas and 2 ripe apricots [...]

Healthy Chocolate Milkshake

healthy chocolate milkshake

My almost-three-year old is chocolate-obsessed. The moment he had a bite of a brownie, it was game over. With the Summer heat blazing on us, I can be easily persuaded to get an ice cream cone (chocolate for Oliver, of course). But to save my husband and I from a growing waistline, and more importantly, [...]

Strawberry-Banana Bread

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We always have too many bananas at our house. Especially when Oliver gets on a banana kick, then we make sure to have even more of them on hand. Sometimes they’ll get eaten before they turn brown and sad looking, and sometimes I just have to make delicious banana bread with the ones that don’t [...]

Sneaky Marinara Sauce (FULL of vegetables)

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My toddler is a picky eater – and I’m sure I am not alone here. I never thought a kid of mine would be a picky eater, but finding something that he will actually eat can be daunting at times. For the most part, I have to hide vegetables in his day-to-day food. Hands down [...]