Holiday · Recipes

Classic Egg Salad

With Easter just around the corner, eggs are on my mind. You may have read a recent post of mine titled How to Hard Boil Eggs, where I shared the nutritional benefits of eggs as a superfood, along with an easy method to achieve the perfect hard boiled egg. And when it comes down to putting those perfect… Continue reading Classic Egg Salad

Nutrition · Recipes · Toddler Meals

How to Hard Boil Eggs

From a nutritional standpoint, eggs are the perfect food. They’re low in calories, high in protein, and packed full of both monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (aka healthy fats). They also contain a number of important nutrients, including but not limited to: Vitamins A, B5, B12, and B2, Folate, Phosphorous, and Selenium. And if that’s not enough,… Continue reading How to Hard Boil Eggs

Nutrition · Recipes

Best Ever Steamed Artichokes

Artichokes rank high on my list of favorite superfoods. Not only are they delicious, just look at some of the nutritional benefits below: Artichokes are rich in antioxidants, even greater than dark chocolate, blueberries, and red wine. Their fiber content averages around 10 grams per one prepared artichoke, making them even more fibrous than lima… Continue reading Best Ever Steamed Artichokes

Holiday · Recipes

Milk Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Squares & Phat Cow Rocky Road Fudge

The recipe for these Milk Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Squares is as simple as can be. First you bake the shortbread, then layer homemade caramel and milk chocolate on top. They taste heavenly, almost identical to Twix bars if you’re looking for a comparison. You won’t need more than a few bites to curb your sweet… Continue reading Milk Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Squares & Phat Cow Rocky Road Fudge

Crochet · DIY Crafts · Gift Idea · Holiday

10 DIY Gift Ideas

The only thing more special than receiving a handmade gift is crafting one. Today I am sharing a compilation post of my 10 favorite hand crafted gifts that I have shared on this blog. In this post you will find handmade gifts with accompanying tips and tutorials. Most are simple enough for beginners and you should… Continue reading 10 DIY Gift Ideas

DIY Crafts · Gift Idea · Holiday

DIY Mod Podge Photo Ornament

This do-it-yourself project is inexpensive, requires only a few basic materials, and is easy enough for the beginner crafter. Just use your leftover school, holiday, or Santa photo prints to create a keepsake ornament! Get creative with your ornament shape, color combinations, and decorations to make it your own… and whatever you do, don’t forget to make… Continue reading DIY Mod Podge Photo Ornament

Gift Idea · Holiday · Recipes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar

If you’re looking to make a homemade gift this holiday season, why not try a jar gift? They are easy, inexpensive, and loads of fun to create. I made a few of these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie jars at a craft event recently and am excited to gift them in the coming weeks. The… Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar