29
Oct

It’s been my mission to show my kids every possible Halloween movie and tv episode that I can this season, both current and classics from my childhood. So we’ve put together a list for you of some of favorites for kids of all ages that promise a wicked good time for your whole family. Read… Read more »

23
Oct

This post is sponsored by our friends at ButcherBox Hello Friends! The best time of the year is quickly approaching us! Thanksgiving is officially 1 month away, so it is time to start planning your holiday menus and I have something very exciting for you today regarding the star of the show – the Thanksgiving… Read more »

15
Oct

I know October is famous for fall activities like apple picking, pumpkin patches and going all out on decorations for Halloween. But, did you know that it is also National Seafood Month and the ideal time to buy local crab!? My kids absolutely love crab, so I try to stock up as much as I… Read more »

12
Oct

A few weeks ago, as I went through some of my older blog posts, I found this recipe for Thai Steak Lettuce Wraps sitting in my drafts waiting to be published. I remember creating this recipe, but I think one of my books was launching at the same time so it got lost in the… Read more »

5
Oct

Back in July, I made this Dairy-Free Strawberry Ice Cream on Wake Up With the Walkers per Kezia’s request. She wanted a pretty pink ice cream, which I gladly accepted the challenge for since I didn’t have a recipe for Strawberry Ice Cream yet. We have been on a massive homemade ice cream kick since… Read more »

28
Sep

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen that I’ve been dipping my toes into the new reels feature. If you haven’t seen or heard of a reel, it is similar to the TikTok app; where you can make short videos for your Instagram feed and put it to fun music!  A few… Read more »

23
Sep

This post is sponsored by our friends at Primal Kitchen! Our schools have decided to remain virtual until further notice, so we will officially be schooling from home. While we’ve settled in just fine and are making it work, if I’m honest, I get a little teary thinking about it. My kids love being at… Read more »

21
Sep

Two months ago I published my recipe for Honey Simple Syrup which I frequently use for cocktails and a quick lemonade for my kids. This recipe for Vanilla Honey Simple Syrup is similar to the original recipe, but incorporates fresh vanilla bean! It is perfect when added to a morning cup of coffee for a… Read more »

18
Sep

This post is sponsored by our friends at Almond Cow All opinions are my own I’m in love! I’m in love, and I don’t care who knows it! Danielle here, with yet another Christmas movie reference. Sorry. But really. I’m in love with a new machine in my life. The Almond Cow. I’m not usually… Read more »

7
Sep

I know summer is coming to an end and school is back in session, but we are still having super hot days here! My kids are still asking for s’ mores all the time, which take a little bit more thought and having to go up to our fire pit, so this new recipe for… Read more »

25
Aug

Fruit Salad. Yummy Yummy. Does anyone else always hear that song on the kid’s music stations and have it stuck in their head for months?! Also, if you haven’t followed Celeste Barber on Instagram, do yourself a favor and find her parody of the song. She had me laughing out loud – it is so… Read more »

19
Aug

A couple of weeks ago I made this simple, refined sugar-free Cherry Limeade recipe on Wake Up With The Walkers. I grew up around Sonic Drive-thrus, and while we don’t have them near us in California, I still occasionally crave that sweet and tart Cherry Limeade with the crushed ice.  As promised, I am sharing… Read more »

11
Aug

You may have noticed that some of my most recent recipes on the blog have been on the sweeter side – we can all thank quarantine plus my sweet tooth for that! I’m taking a break from the desserts this week and introducing this savory Skillet Spiced Roasted Chicken with Summer Fruits recipe instead. Stone… Read more »

3
Aug

In June, for Father’s Day, I posted a photo and some behind-the-scenes stories on my Instagram of a decadent chocolate cake that was under construction.  At Ryan’s request, I  was busy in the kitchen, excitedly creating a gluten-free German Chocolate Cake. So many of you immediately requested the recipe! I’m thrilled to finally share the… Read more »

27
Jul

If you have been following me on social media for some time, you may know my garden is a labor of love. I cherish my time tending to it, as well as watching my kids’ excitement of picking fresh fruits and veggies right off the vine. Last year, after moving, our garden nearly tripled in… Read more »