Quick Keto Avocado Dip

Quick Keto Avocado Dip

If you’re looking for snack ideas for a low carb diet sometimes it can feel like quick and easy options are limited. One of the go-to snacks in our house is pork rinds, but let’s be honest, that gets so incredibly boring. I always get burnt out on pork skins pretty quickly. That’s where the …

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Top Ten Baby Shower Gifts

Top Ten Baby Shower Gifts

We are just emerging from baby territory into young kids and it wasn’t long ago that we were having gifts showered upon us in preparation for an entire new phase of our lives. Karissa is officially a kid and Madi, sadly, is no longer a baby in many ways. It’s a very bittersweet thing. But …

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Dinosaur Week!

Dinosaur Week!

Sometimes I like to do themes for the kids for a day, a few days, a week, or whatever. The local zoo has a fun summer thing set up where there are animatronic dinosaurs throughout the place, so I thought that this would be a really fun way to get the girls excited about going …

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T-Rex Treats (low carb chocolate)

T-Rex Treats (low carb chocolate)

These buttery, chocolatey gems were inspired by Dinosaur Week, and they’re unreal! Seriously unlike anything else, the texture of the cashews and the cashew coating combines perfectly with the chocolate and “blood” drizzle. My husband came in afterwards and said, “hey, cool, it looks like meat, bones, and blood!” These are sure to satisfy any …

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Quick Pancake Mix (grain-free)

Quick Pancake Mix (grain-free)

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 egg 1 tbsp heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup almond milk 1/4 tsp vanilla 1/2 tbsp cinnamon Directions: 1. Whisk ingredients together well with a fork or whisk. 2. Using a container with a pour spout or large spoon, pour onto griddle …

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Simple Activity Schedule

Simple Activity Schedule

I’m not good at sticking to complicated things. I like to have the freedom to go spend the day out and about without feeling like I need to rush home. Sometimes when we’re at home, though, the kids get restless, and I feel like the day is easier if I have a schedule to fall back on. …

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Prehistoric Peanut Butter Cookies

Prehistoric Peanut Butter Cookies

Karissa is going through a huge dinosaur obsession, and if you ask me that calls for a fun cookie recipe! When I think of dinosaur times, I think mud, rock, brown and earthy and dark. It logically follows that peanut butter and chocolate would fit into this mindset, right? RIGHT?! Anyway, onto the cookies. They’re …

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Portable Busy Box

Portable Busy Box

Sometimes you go somewhere, like a restaurant or the doctor’s office, and the kids get bored and restless sitting there. What can you do? I’ll admit that I have resorted to handing over my phone in some dire circumstances, and although I am never particularly proud of myself for this, I am thankful for the …

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Lemon Raspberry Crumble

Lemon Raspberry Crumble

My kids love berries, I love berries. We all love berries. Sometimes you just gotta have some berries. Disclosure: some of the supplies linked are affiliate links, meaning that, at no additional cost to you, I will receive a commission if you use this link to make a purchase. As an Amazon Associate I earn from …

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4th of July Fork Painting

4th of July Fork Painting

This is really simple, but with my younger girls I often find that simple is best. Supplies: Tempera paint–white, red, and blue Red or blue construction paper A fork Directions: 1. Hand out paint, paper, and forks. 2. Let the kids draw by dipping the fork in paint and using it on paper. I had …

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