Pin2Plate: Snowmageddon Edition!

  Happy new year, friends! We have enjoyed a lengthy hiatus from thehungrykid, and are ready to jump back in feet first. I’m not sure what the weather may bring to your neck of the woods over the next few days, but our giddy forecasters are touting the possibility of three feet of snow. Yes, feet. In addition…

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our garden was eaten by a jungle.

It was early June before we got our garden planted and it seemed as though nothing would ever grow. My friends would boast of their dinnertime feasts–beans, lettuce, broccoli–all homegrown and delicious. I admit it, I was green with envy. Daily, I would walk to the backyard, whispering sweet nothings to our plants, urging them to grow….

Celebrating my royal princess.

We’re not ashamed to admit we’ve been captivated with the Royal baby. We’ve had more fun guessing if it would be a boy or a girl, when it would be born, what he/she would be named, etc. There’s something so magical about being part of the royal family: the glitz & glitter, the pomp & circumstance,…

Grandma’s sweet-n-sour pickles

  Just as with the delicious dill pickles from yesterday that you can find here, Grandma’s sweet-n-sour pickles are a summertime staple in our home. In fact, I cannot possibly consume a burger, grilled sausage or cracker with cheese without one of these crunchy pieces of sunshine on top. There is just something magical about the…

3-Day Sun Pickle Tutorial

If there was a pickle-eaters anonymous; I would have to join. The sure sign of a serious habit? Your family begins to cower and hide, watching as the last of the pickles disappear. Are they really that good? You ask. Yes, really. When I fail to put the pickles out a party, my friends are all too quick to…

the Hungry Kid hits Mackinaw Island!

Growing up in Michigan, it’s easy to take all the great state has to offer for granted. But, speaking as a Michigan-der that moved away for a brief number of years, there’s nothing that quite compares to living near ‘The Lake’, having an abundance of seasonal fruits & veggies at your fingertips and all the amazing…

hungry kid gets beach ready!

We’ve been spending time up North with family this week–it’s been wonderful! Here are some of Schaeffer’s ‘must-haves’ for a day spent at the pool. What about you, friends–how have you been beating the heat? Spending countless hours at your local pool or lake? Holing up inside watching favorite movies and reading books? We’d love…

Blueberry Lemonade Cookies

These cookies are only 5 ingredients and 10 minutes away! In addition to their lighter-than-air texture and lemony flavor, the recipe can be interchanged with any cake mix flavor and with any in-season fruit (or made with no fruit at all!). A delicious cookie that anyone can make! The 5-ingredient cookies:  1. Boxed cake mix (we…

pin to plate!

Hi friends, happy Monday! I’m excited about this week’s pin to plate, it’s a recipe I’ve been anxious to try: Grilled Coconut Sweet Potato Kebabs! Coconut oil seems to be sneaking its way into many homes, and the combination of the sweet potato and coconut sounds too good to pass by. Here’s what you’ll need…