As I start experimenting with the idea of a vegan diet, I am happy to be having some success altering my gluten free recipes to make them vegan as well. I came across a great cheat sheet to help beginner vegans bakers from PETA: How handy is this? With these helpful tips in mind, I… Continue reading Ginger Snaps – GF & Vegan
Until we take the time to read the labels and realize what we are putting into our bodies, only then can we make efforts to become healthier.
Meet Fiona Fries. Fiona Fries is a Shopkin – a tiny collector toy that currently consists of four seasons with hundreds of characters such as Penny Purse, Cornell Mustard, Penny Purse and Posh Pear. My kids love Shopkins and have a growing collection of their own, which I try to keep in a drawer in… Continue reading Dollar Store Hack – Shopkins Case
Quinoa has an ability to thrive in the harshest of conditions, making it a truly impressive plant. Most people consider quinoa a grain, but in fact, it is a relative to leafy green vegetables like spinach or Swiss chard. Quinoa is very nutritious – loaded with magnesium (a mineral that helps reduce blood vessels, making it a… Continue reading Quinoa for Breakfast
While there seems to be lots of debate surrounding the advantages of organic food, I am trying to strike a balance and consider going organic for some of my family’s food. I think that it makes sense to consider organic for those fruit and vegetables that typically have higher pesticide levels than others. I recently received a list from… Continue reading Organic Produce
A baby’s happiness is dependent upon three vital requirements: 1) A clean diaper 2) A full stomach 3) Sleep Without fulfilling these three requirements, a baby will not be happy. More importantly, you cannot successfully accomplish meeting one of the requirements unless the other two are currently satisfied. For example, today at lunch, Emily was exhausted. Because she… Continue reading Happiness Comes in Threes
Over the last few days, Jerry hasn’t been acting like himself. What’s Jerry normally like, you ask? Well, he barks at everything and anything, he jumps around the kitchen like a maniac when I’m making a meal and he occasionally eats his own poop. So, you’d figure I’d be happy to not see Jerry acting like… Continue reading Big Brother Blues