happy halloween!
celebrating

happy halloween!

Our celebrating kicks off today with Halloween! We’ll cart the 9yo over to our friend’s house for what has become one of our most treasured fall traditions. Their neighborhood is CRAZY into Halloween with haunted houses, spooky decorations (and sound effects), tables of full-size candy bars, and hundreds of children flooding the street in costume. … Continue reading

celebrating

grade school love

It’s Valentine’s Day and although I am not super into the wining and dining version of the holiday that adults embrace, I am a HUGE fan of the grade-school version that brings together our love of crafts and food. Her classmates got a new variation on last year’s Mad Libs Valentines.  The little rolls from … Continue reading

three more days
vegetarian meal plans

three more days

Packing lunches the past couple of weeks has been really challenging. It’s been the same 4-5 lunches, rotated, with little inspiration and planning as evidenced by my daughter’s reaction to her packed lunch today, “Quesadillas? Again?” I have three lunches to make up for my lackluster performances and shall win her over by packing some … Continue reading