5 Lunch Boxes to Make Your Life Easier

Aug
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As much as it pains me to say….lunch-box-packing season is upon us. Wah! I jest. It’s a wonderful opportunity to be able to pack your kids nutritious food that not only fuels them for the day ahead but hopefully teaches them healthy habits along the way. That being said, I’m … Continue reading

Successful Lemonade Stand

Aug
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Running a successful lemonade stand was one of our summer highlights. Here’s the thing, you never know when the big activity of the summer will occur. Often, it’s something small that turns into something big. Kids will surprise you all the time with what resonates. This summer we opted to … Continue reading

Best Office Lunch Ever

Jul
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When Panera first started popping up in New York City, I was beyond thrilled. My favorite suburban lunch spot was now accessible to me in my beloved city. Whoo hoo! Now I can eat Panera pretty much whenever I want with the new line of take-home soups, pastas, breads, salad … Continue reading

How To Keep Mosquitos Away

Jun
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Since it’s Mosquito Control Awareness Week, I’d like to tell you how easy it is to keep them at bay by using a product that is practically magical. No, there’s no Harry Potter spells involved, but it does work like a charm. I love being outside. And since I just … Continue reading

Rubbermaid FreshWorks #LongLiveProduce

Jun
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It’s berry season and I’m totally swooning for the fruits that are filling up the markets. Sometimes I go a bit overboard and purchase too many pints. Then I’m left with waste at the end of the week. It’s depressing…good fruit gone bad. Wasted time. Wasted money. Wasted fruit. Here’s … Continue reading

4 Health Foods to Sneak Into Smoothies

Jun
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Ahh, the beloved smoothie. One press of the blender button and who can remember if there was a handful of spinach in there with those blueberries, a few chard stalks under that banana. It’s cold, it’s delicious, and it’s a great way to sneak some healthy foods in to your … Continue reading

Simple Snack: 2 Ingredient Energy Bars

May
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Are your kids always hungry? My three boys seem to be hungry constantly despite my feeding them, so I’m always on the lookout for snacks that will fill them up and give them energy without just providing empty calories. These energy bars definitely do the trick. They are a riff … Continue reading

Halo Mandarins: Easter Treats

Mar
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Amongst the Peeps and jelly beans, finding a way to convince your family to eat a delicious treat that isn’t sugar coated can be tricky…especially this time of year when all the say is Easter candy everywhere. We’ve come up with solution however. Behold…Our super cute and simple ways to … Continue reading

How to Get Kids to Eat Fish

Mar
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Everyone wants to know my secret to getting my girls to eat fish. Like most things in parenting, it wasn’t a quick fix or a secret recipe. Yep, friends, just as it is with potty training and manners, it takes time and effort (AKA parenting) to make it happen. That … Continue reading