Monthly Archives: December 2014

Kids Can Cook: Vanilla Pudding

My aunt shared this recipe with us and it has become a staple in our house.  Stella can make it all on her own, which makes me happy and sad at the same time.  She is growing up and it … Continue reading

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Spinach Artichoke Dip

I am not sure what started the craving for spinach artichoke dip – but once it started it wouldn’t go away AND I HAD TO MAKE IT!  I really could not remember the last time I made this dip, years. … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Deodorant

I am always looking for ways to make bath & beauty items I use at home with non-toxic and non-harmful ingredients.  I did make the switch several years ago to a paraben and aluminum free deodorant, but I still was … Continue reading

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Kids Can Cook: Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Stella continues to love baking as does most of her friends.  We have a new family that moved in next door, next door is almost a mile from the house!  Stella and KJ have become instant buddies and get together whenever … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Mayonnaise

You can buy a jar of good organic mayonnaise anywhere from $7 – $9, but why when you can make your own for under $2!  It is really easy to make, you know it is fresh and exactly what are … Continue reading

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Dry Hair? Why Not Try An Egg Mask

I have dry hair and it seems to get even drier and frizzier in the winter – yikes!  I do a mayonnaise mask on my hair, do deep conditioning treatments, use coconut oil – they work, but I was looking … Continue reading

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Kids Can Cook: Cranberry Cake

I just LOVE the fact that Stella is starting to really love baking and cooking!  This past Sunday I spent the whole day in the kitchen baking Christmas cookies with her – it was an incredible day!  It is wonderful watching … Continue reading

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Have Some Leftovers? Make Vegetable Puree Patties

As I continue on my quest to find a vegetable patty that Stella will eat and I can make lots of – I came across a recipe in my Nourishing Traditions cookbook for vegetable puree patties.  I had some squash … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner – Cork Reindeer

Last year or maybe two years ago, we were given a reindeer made out of cork.  This reindeer stays out all year long on a shelf in the kitchen, not sure why but it does.  Stella has been really into … Continue reading

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Nut Burgers, Another Take on Veggie Burgers

My daughter, Stella has been a vegetarian all her 11 years.  When I had her I was vegetarian, eating fish on occasion, and that is how I raised her.  I knew that when she became 3 or 4 I would … Continue reading

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