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Homemade Beet & Mango Fruit Snacks

2 Dec

Keeping our kitchen stocked with healthy food for our family seems to be a full time job. Time consuming, but worth it. Our daughter isn’t a huge snacker, but it’s so nice to have food in the house that transports easily and is ready to grab-and-go on our way out the door. Toddlers with tummies on empty are disasters waiting to happen.

Homemade Beet & Mango Fruit Snacks |


Mango Coconut Cream Popsicles

4 Aug

We’ve been having a beautiful summer in Wisconsin this year! It hasn’t been too hot and our weekends have mostly been rain free. But thankfully, we’ve gotten enough rain that we rarely have had to water our garden. It’s growing wonderfully!

Mango Coconut Cream Popsicles |


Coconut Devonshire Cream

9 Apr

One of our most favorite treats that Joanna and I make together are crumpets topped with Devonshire cream and lemon curd. It’s the perfect combination of tasty carbs, creamy goodness, and crisp lemony curd.

A craving for this tasty treat came over me the other day while I was shopping at Trader Joe’s. But they don’t carry Devonshire cream. That wasn’t going to stop me!

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Spring Skin Renewal: 31 Ways to Prep Your Skin for the Warm Weather Ahead

31 Mar

Spring Skin Renewal: 31 Ways to Prep your Skin for the Warm Weather Ahead |

I don’t know about you, but my skin could use a little rejuvenation after this long, cold winter. Sometimes it just feels itchy (even after lotioning up) and my hands are sometimes dry and crackly. Admittedly, I have not been giving my skin the love it needed to get through this dry winter weather. Have you? Here is a collection of some great homemade recipes, along with links to a few tips and tricks for beautiful skin. We will be slipping into more skin revealing clothes in no time, time to get it in tip top shape! (more…)

10 Things Every Foodie Needs in Their Kitchen

17 Mar

10 Things Every Foodie Needs in Their Kitchen |

I’m not big on lots of kitchen appliances or gadgets. We’ve gotten by without a traditional blender for years (because of one of the items I have listed below). Many items take up too much room and just aren’t necessary. There are a few things that I cannot live without. The kind of items that are used often and food staples that when they run low, I get anxiety. Seriously. (more…)