the famous burrito blanket

Necessity is the mother of all invention, or so they say. That certainly is the case with this DIY–my Hungry Kid loves Mexican food. But throw a burrito her way–and forget about it. There’s no two ways about it, that tortilla is not staying rolled. I’ve tried toothpicks–“they’re too pokey.” I’ve tried quesadillas–“they don’t taste the same!”…

delicious guilt-free almond joy

Come about 9:45pm I hear their little voices calling to me. “Eat me!”, they say. Their collective cries beckon, their decibel increasing exponentially, depending on what’s got my ear. Something sweet tucked on the cake plate? Something savory in the chip cupboard? Nothing quiets their calls like surrendering to their pleas and filling my bowl…

Make your own up-cycled cherry pitter!

Only 4 everyday household items needed! In our house, nothing says summer quite like cherry pie. Even better than cherry pie, though, there’s something extra special about running down the hill at your grandparent’s house, picking cherries, bringing them home, pitting them and making them into pie. This, friends, is one of the things we treasure…