Fun Snacks for the Holiday Season

One of my favorite things to do during the Christmas season is to snuggle up with my boys and watch one of the many Christmas specials on TV. We have so many favorites! Of course, a steaming cup of hot chocolate is the best treat while watching these shows, but my boys also love to create festive snacks to match...

What’s in Season for December?

Happy December! The holiday season is in full swing, winter officially starts later this month and we could all cozy up to a bowl of delicious soup. While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of these in-season fruits and veggies. Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store...

8 Ways to Lighten Up Your Holiday Menu + a free e-cookbook!

Between holiday parties and family get-togethers, it can sometimes be hard to keep things healthy. The holidays are known for rich dishes and decadent desserts. While we certainly don’t want to take away from classic dishes or family recipes, there are simple ways to lighten up those dishes by swapping an ingredient or adding a veggie! Here are our favorite...

12 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids

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Fun Snacks for the Winter Games

My two energetic and sports-enthusiastic boys cannot wait for the Winter Games to start! They love everything, especially the hockey matches. We are a hockey family, after all. We’ve been gearing up for the games by watching the trials and talking about what it takes to be an athlete – hard work and a strong body. We already stress how...

24 Reheatable Recipes for Groundhog Day

As a parent, do you ever feel like Bill Murray in the movie Groundhog Day? Wake up, get the kids off the school, go to work, pick up the kids, make dinner, homework, pack lunchboxes, bedtime. Repeat.   Tomorrow is Groundhog Day, and we’ll anxiously await here in Pennsylvania to see if Punxsutawney Phil gets scared off by his shadow and...

Tips to Fight the Winter Blues with Food and Fitness

The arrival of colder weather often brings forth the “winter blues.” You might feel extra tired, out of sorts, and frankly moving off the couch is enough exercise for the day. What we fail to remember is that exercise provides an effective natural boost to both mood and health. The unfortunate irony is that we find it most difficult to...

Stuffed Pepper Soup

A healthy stuffed pepper soup that takes just 20 minutes. Loaded with veggies, packed with flavor, this soup is a great way to get your family eating more veggies. Raw sweet peppers are a food my kids aren’t willing to eat. I'm not sure why. The crunchy texture of peppers, paired with their light flavor, make them the perfect dunking...

Hot Chocolate with Raspberry Mint Drizzle

This winter, treat your guests to a mug of Hot Chocolate with Raspberry Mint Drizzle. Fresh raspberries mix into the hot chocolate with each sip, making this recipe one your guests will remember. I love planning and hosting parties, but I tend to get a bit worked up when preparing for them if I'm not organized. I've learned to start...

4 Festive Tomato Recipes for the Entire Family

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Village Farms. All opinions are our own. The holiday season is officially upon us and the sights and sounds of the season cannot be ignored - freshly baked cookies, lights on every house, gifts, holiday music and festivities galore. Of course, we are always looking for ways to incorporate fruits and veggies into the...