Vegetable Pasta Salad with Pesto: A Very Quick Dinner

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Looking for quick dinners that will bring comfort and nourishment without a lot of hassle? This meatless Vegetable Pesto Pasta is hearty without being heavy. Bonus: It comes together in minutes! It’s too hot to be in the kitchen! You lose all motivation to plan, shop, and cook during the summer. You struggle getting to […]

Creamy Dairy-Free Asparagus Soup (Stovetop and Pressure Cooker Instructions)

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Enjoy spring’s asparagus harvest in this deliciously creamy, dairy-free Asparagus Soup. It comes together quickly in the pressure cooker or stovetop and freezes beautifully. So tasty, you’ll be going back for seconds. Spring is here! Really, I promise. OK, that may seem hard to believe for those of you in the frozen tundra of elsewhere. […]

The Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe

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Looking for the Ultimate Carrot Cake? This be it! Soft and tender cake is topped with light and fluffy cream cheese and sprinkled with chopped nuts for a super delicious treat. I must admit that when I find a recipe I like, well, it’s a keeper. It eventually finds a place in our family traditions, […]

What to Take for Team Snack Day that’s a Little Bit Healthier

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Little league season is rife with adventure — weekly practices and games as well as the age-old tradition of Team Snack Day. Consider these tips for a happier and healthier team snack. Over the years the FishFam has dabbled in a few sports and other athletics. So far this 21 years, we’ve done t-ball, soccer, hockey, […]

Planning a Great Staycation, a True Vacation at Home

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Planning a great staycation takes some forethought. There’s just too much busyness at home to really take a break and rest. Plan for your best vacation at home with these great tips from Amy Gross, founder of Mom’s Toolbox. Have you booked your plans for vacation yet? Wanna go see something fun and different with the kids […]

Memory-Making Meals You Can Plan for February

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Food is a great way to connect with your children, learn about the world together, and make memories. Here are some favorite memory-making meals for February. Burger Night in Scotland It’s a big deal to me to make the most of what I have. Whether that’s money in the bank or time to spend with […]

Re-Solutions: A New Look at Goal Setting and Planning

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Resolutions get a bum rap, but if you think about them in a different way, as solutions to problems that you need to address once again, you’ll find that, yes, you do need to make resolutions after all. FishChick11 is very much a mini-me, both in looks and in temperament. This means that the next […]

Free Printable Gift Coupons for an Easy Last-Minute Gift

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Are you looking for a last minute gift or some little extra to slip into a stocking? Grab these free printable gift coupons for a fun, creative gift. Okay, yeah. You forgot somebody. Or the shipping company lost your order. Or you just don’t have the cash today to do things up big. Whatever it […]