Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Almond Cookies

While being home MUCH more lately I’ve been on a baking kick and I know I’m not alone. There’s just something about freshly baked cookies, muffins, and sweet treats that make everything better. Continue reading “Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Almond Cookies”

4 Ingredient Cereal Bars

One snack I always loved as a kid was rice crispy treats. Those crunchy, chewy, marshmallow packed bars were the quintessential after school snack. Not only was sinking my teeth into all that goodness my little moment of kid-heaven but making them was just as fun! Plus, it was the one thing that truly you couldn’t mess up. Melt, mix, press, and viola, the perfect snack in a sticky, ooey, gooey square. Continue reading “4 Ingredient Cereal Bars”

Snowball Cookies

Making cookies with Emerson is wayyyy more fun than making cookies alone. Even if it does mean a much more extensive clean-up. Watching her eagerly mix the batter, gently (ish) sprinkle confectioners sugar onto each cookie, and her face when she bites into her hard work is just priceless. Continue reading “Snowball Cookies”

Sensory Art Box for Kids

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Emerson loves art projects! I can’t tell you how happy this makes me since I was very much into art projects growing up, and still am. I especially love the idea of art focusing on exploration, experimentation, and the unlimited possibilities. It’s important at a young age to be able to learn through doing, such as practicing how to hold a crayon or paintbrush and use it effectively all the way to figuring out how something works like sticking pasta shapes into glue. They may seem like small tasks but to your little one it’s these small tasks that help to shape so many important skills like… Continue reading “Sensory Art Box for Kids”