5 Ways to Make Lunch Fun

September is here, and so is the school bus!  Keeping kids fueled with nutritious food throughout the day is just one of the many ways to ensure their success at school.  While buying a school lunch is a great option for many children, some families choose to pack lunches at home.  Saving money, knowing what {…Read More…}

Tropical Island Fruit Leather Recipe (Peach, Mango, Strawberry, and Pineapple)

I am been a fruit leather (fruit roll-up) making machine this summer. About 4 months ago I made the HARD decision to get off all white flour and sugar.  It has been tough at times, especially during the summer when sweets are abundant.  But I feel great and have lost some lbs too!  When you {…Read More…}

Personalized Coral Desk

The start of a new school always makes me think through organization in my home.  As kids get older their needs change, especially with homework.  Working at the kitchen table no longer is realistic for my kids like it used to be.  Kids often feel more successful and organized when they have their own space {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Engage your Kids on Summer Vacation

Most kids look forward to summertime for most of the year. However, it usually isn’t far into the season before you start hearing those three dreaded words. You know the ones… “Mom, I’m bored.” Most kids need a little prompting to help them enjoy their summer experience. Here are five ways to get your kids focused {…Read More…}