cooking with kids

Camp Covid: Day #2 Chocolate To The Rescue!

Rainbow drawing for seniors

Friends, you know when you are stuffing your face with chocolate by mid-morning, things might be getting intense!  Eats Chocolate. Moves on. Here’s what went right today! The boys made drawings to send to local nursing homes. The idea came from an awesome Facebook post floating around. With our nursing homes in lockdown mode, so… Read more »

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TiPi: A Garden Fort for All Seasons!

Maine – Need a little backyard magic?  Friends, an edible teepee is the ticket! This is where fun meets nutrition and education. Who’s with me? Simply drag sticks out of the woods or buy bamboo poles at a garden shop. Dig holes to drive your sticks into the ground. Just a few inches deep will do. Lean the tops… Read more »

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Welcoming Fall!

Portland, Maine – It’s Fall, Y’all! Okay, no one else in Maine is saying it quite like that… but the excitement of leaf peeping, pumpkin hunting, and all things Autumn is here. I was seriously daydreaming about whether I could travel the globe to spend an entire year in Autumn – an entire year. For… Read more »

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Gain Five Pounds the Easy Way

Portland, Maine – Want to gain five pounds? Want to enjoy every bite of that journey? Done! Eat here EVERY WEEK…One of the joys of living in Portland, Maine – Standard Baking Company. This French bakery is across the street from the ferry terminal on Commercial Street. There is something absolutely intoxicating about walking out of… Read more »

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In the Kitchen: Granola Bar Recipe

I never thought I’d be a stay-at-home wife or mom. I’m a journalist. It’s all I knew. And never ever did I think I’d be the sort of wife who would send her husband to work with home-baked goods. In fact my career-driven inner 25-year-old is vomiting at the mere mention of such an eventuality…. Read more »

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Fun Fall Cooking with your Kiddos

This recipe is a great one for your Thanksgiving meal or any autumn evening. The best part is it’s the perfect recipe for your kids to help with. Shopping List: Butternut Squash (two bags frozen or two large squash peeled, seeded and cubed) Note: Fresh butternut squash will hold their shape better – more firm,… Read more »

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