Archive for the ‘Fun with Food’ Category

Welcome Morelands

Being away from San Diego gets tough from time to time, but having visitors helps. A few weeks ago our friend and her four kiddos came to stay for a few nights. It was so nice to spent a whole day with her and her kids (husband had to stay home and work-boo!). Luke took […]


Homemade Plum Jam

Last week my sweet Italian neighbor knocked on my door and asked me to come over and pick some plums as well as apologize for talking forever outside in the hot sun while I was holding my 2 year old. When we were over at her home, my children were misbehaving and seemed to have […]


Chicken Tortilla Soup

On many occasion I have ventured into Costco and left with a rotisserie chicken. They are tasty, a great price and make many meals from one bird. Awesome! Allrecipes.com has a fantastic Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe that is a cinch to make when you have a rotisserie chicken and want something hearty to eat. I […]


Homemade Play Dough

I couldn’t help but share these photos of my kids enjoying the homemade play dough I made for their afternoon activity. They were so excited to play with play dough! I love that its really easy to make, I don’t have to go to the store, it saves me money, the kids have entertainment for […]


Summer Activities

Summer has officially started which means the heat has been turned up here in Sacramento. We have been keeping ourselves entertained by visiting friends, playing in the pool, crafts, taking walks and sometimes just staying inside to escape the heat.


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cranberry Granola Bars

The last time I made homemade granola bars I said I would never buy them in the store again. My last trip to the grocery store I remembered to pick up a can of pumpkin puree and chocolate chips so I could make Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cranberry Granola Bars. Just saying the words makes my […]


Orange Blueberry Bread Recipe

In an attempt to bring a snack to game night, I came across this recipe – Orange Blueberry Bread Recipe . I did not however look at the last step of the directions where it says to let the bread sit for an hour to cool and to not cut into until it’s completely cool. […]


Benjamin being funny

Benjamin was sitting in his chair eating popcorn and then decided to dump all the popcorn out and wear the bowl on his head like a hat. He never does that and that’s why I had to capture the moment. Gotta love my boy!


Bouquet of Carrots

Our neighbor was so sweet and brought us the most beautiful bouquet or carrots. I think they are even better than flowers.