Ready for Spring Break? I’ve got a shortcut.

Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. Are you ready for Spring Break? While a welcome respite from the […]

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Easy Overnight Oats for Mom

I am an official ambassador for Dole Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables. I have received product as well as compensation for my time spent writing. As always, all opinions expressed here are mine alone. As a mom it’s easy for you to put other people, particularly your children, before yourself. It’s what moms do. We love, we […]

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8 Great Ways to Organize Your Freezer Cooking Day

Planning to do some freezer cooking? You can make it easier and more fun when you organize your freezer cooking day with these simple tips. Pictured: How to Freeze Cookie Dough I’ve been freezer cooking since 1997. (I started young.) Over time, I’ve learned that there are some things that can really set you up […]

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Get Ahead When You Freeze Your Assets

Are you tired of being endlessly behind? Use freezer cooking as a way to up your game in the kitchen and free your time to do other things. Pictured: Best Ever Slow Cooker Pulled Pork You know how they say that great abs are made in the kitchen? Well, I believe great days start in the […]

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Chocolate Crescents

These Chocolate Crescents are a quick and easy, 3-ingredient alternative to a chocolate croissant. They come together quickly for a delicious sweet treat. Pain au chocolat, aka the chocolate croissant, is an amazing treat. Light, flaky layers of pastry wrapped around chocolate? What could be a better coffee break treat? Well, what if you could […]

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8 Great Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

To get your kids to eat more veggies may seem to be an uphill battle, but it is one that you can win! Follow these strategies to make it easier to serve your family fresh fruits and vegetables. To eat more veggies is the goal of the century it would seem. While dieticians and nutrition experts […]

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Easy Handmade Valentines

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these easy handmade valentines that work for both boys and girls. Free printables included! Valentine’s Day is a fun opportunity to do a little crafting with your kids. Skip the Valentine’s aisle at the store and make something on your own instead. Whether or not you’d like to give candy with […]

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7 Real Food Freezer Meals Your Family Will Love

Want to prepare wholesome family dinners but can’t find the time? Check out these real food freezer meals your whole family will love. This whole meal, except the broccoli, is freezer-friendly. Would you believe that? Tis true! Spice-Rubbed Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Mashed Potato Casserole, Really Homemade Green Bean Casserole, and Easy Cranberry Sauce are all recipes […]

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