Baked Mac and Cheese

Truthfully having a child gives me an easy excuse to make all of my childhood favorites. One of my favorite dishes as a kid was (and still is) baked mac and cheese. All of those creamy, cheesy noodles and crispy buttery topping…is there anything better, really? Continue reading “Baked Mac and Cheese”

Homemade Snack Mix

I’m actually a pretty intense snacker. Technically that should read: eater, but since this is a snack recipe we will stick to the topic at hand. Continue reading “Homemade Snack Mix”

Grain-free Freezer Waffles

Whatever I can do to eliminate the fuss of cooking/baking but still manage to have a healthy, delicious meal to serve is always my goal. I’m all about making the most out of my time spent in the kitchen since we only have so much to go around throughout the day. So what better than a breakfast that only requires enough time for me to pop it into the toaster, top, and eat! Continue reading “Grain-free Freezer Waffles”

Homemade Play Dough

Since we are all spending a bit more time than usual at home finding ways to keep your little ones busy requires a bit of extra creativity. As a parent, I like the challenge of coming up with new and exciting ways for her to learn through play. Truthfully, I don’t know who has more fun with the whole process of creating these activities and then playing/doing, me or Emerson. A simple activity that is easy to make and results in hours of fun is homemade play dough. I know, we spent a solid 2 hours playing with it after we made it, and for a 2 year old that speaks volumes! Continue reading “Homemade Play Dough”