mindful living, effortless style

In the Kitchen

Making homemade soda pop is probably one of the most exciting things I could do with my kids on the […]

Spring produce can’t be beat!  After months of apples and all types of squash, a refreshing palette of colors bursts […]

Need some dinner inspiration? I am always looking for something new to put on the table without too much fuss. […]

Sugar. Sometimes it’s my arch nemesis, sometimes it’s my best friend, most of the time it’s somewhere in between. I’ve […]

Most of us busy parents are on the look out for new ways to squeeze extra nutrition into our growing […]

I’m so happy to have Jenna from Small Fry here today while I continue on my maternity leave.   Small […]

I’m gone on maternity leave for the time being so my sweet friend Tiffany from the visually stunning blog Peanut […]

Do your kids drink smoothies and/or homemade veggie juice?  A nutritious smoothie has been one of my go-to methods for […]

Kaley’s here today with one of our family’s favorite snacks.  My littles totally think of this as dessert, which I […]

A good St. Patrick’s Day recipe contains one of three things: a rainbow theme a green theme classic Irish ingredients […]

I’ve never tried making kale chips at home, have you?  Typically my go-to for getting some leafy greens in the […]

Our roasted chickpeas snack post (or roasted garbonzo beans, if you prefer) from last year was so popular that we […]

Looking for a fun Valentine’s Day activity for baby?  How about whipping up some healthy pancakes and letting your littles […]

Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away and the candy that comes with it has already started to find […]

I like making holidays special for my girls, but I don’t necessarily want to do something terribly complicated. These red […]