With Turkey Day fast approaching, I have all the sides on my mind. I used to bring half a dozen dishes to my in-laws’ house so that I could enjoy all the sides I loved as a kid. However, in recent years I’ve finally realized I DO NOT HAVE TIME to make all of them, especially with the Turk-EA Trot and now a kiddo taking up most of my time and energy these days. So, I usually just end up bringing sweet potatoes with marshmallows on top, which might be my all-time favorite Thanksgiving side.Continue reading “Cranberries…Not Just with Thanksgiving Dinner”
I’m a little late (OK, a LOT late) to the bento box party, but I’m making up for lost time already.
While I knew what a ‘bento’ box was, without a kiddo in school yet, I never felt like I needed to buy one. However, after a girlfriend showed me the ones she uses for her kids, I thought they would make a great way to pack snacks for car trips. (We travel a lot. FYI, eleven trips in as many months is TOO MANY.) I snagged a couple during Amazon Prime Days, and we’ve already used them a couple times.Continue reading “Ideas for Lunch Packing”
My family and I are enjoying one last ‘summer’ vacation in the Outer Banks right now, and it has me thinking about seafood. I was in charge of meal planning for my family’s trip (there are five families here!), and I made sure to include some fish in the menu. Might as well, since we’re so close to the ocean!Continue reading “Creating a Fish-Focused Diet”