Archive for the ‘Health’ Category


October Nature Day

Friday, October 24th, 2008 in Health

Our “Nature Day” this month was at American Fork Canyon. So much fun, click on the graphic below to contact me if you are interested in attending next month.

Freebie: Apple Jiggles

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 in Freebie Posts, Health

We had a lot of fruit leftovers, just a bit of this and that of lots of different things. I wanted to use it all up in something and found the perfect recipe in the Williams and Sonoma Kid’s Cookbook. 4 cups apple juice 2 envelopes (1/4 ounce each) unflavored gelatin 2 cups mixed fruits […]

Saturday: Shop! I Heart the Farmer’s Market

Saturday, September 6th, 2008 in Health, Saturday: Shopping!

Can you start to see fall? Can you start to smell it? Getting excited for it? I AM!! Fall is my favorite and my best (as Lola and Abby would say) it just makes me so happy! While at the Farmer’s Market (well the few times) is when I started seeing Fall. Click here for […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—After School Snacks Article

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 in Health, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

Click herefor the Nie Nie Day Silent Auction Post.   Click here for the giveaway.    After School Snacks Snacks can and should be a part of every child’s balanced diet An afternoon snack is not just an indulgence: active kids with fast metabolisms and small-capacity tummies need a between-meal pick-me-up on a regular basis. It can be […]

Freebie: Toppings and “Sneak-ins” for your Pancakes and Waffles

Friday, August 29th, 2008 in Freebie Posts, Health

Nie Nie Day Silent Auction is in the following post. Two pancakes my girls LOVE and I feel good about making for them. -I use Lehi Mills Heart Healthy Pancake Mix and add in pureed butternut squash or sweet potato or pumpkin with some cinnamon. -My daughter named these PINKY-DOO Pancakes, the recipe is from […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Ideas for School Lunches

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 in Health, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

Click here for the giveaway.   It is so crazy to me that where I live it is back to school time, must be because winter lasted so long summer didn’t get a real chance. So the least you can do to make it up to your kids is to send them off with some […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Don’t Dummy Down Your Kids Food!

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 in Health, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

I wish I could say I came up with the saying, “Don’t Dummy Down Your Kid’s Food” but alas someone said it on one of my favorite summertime reality TV shows, The Next Food Network Star. But ya know, it is really something I live by. I refuse to “dummy down” my kids food. One […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Raising Healthy Eaters and Dinner Ideas

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008 in Health, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

How to Raise Healthy Eaters Raising children with good eating habits will be essential to their health and lifestyle as they grow older. Here are a few tips to help you: For Infants Babies acquire eating habits and preferences early so it is good to have a healthy start. -Offer a variety of food to […]

Thursday: Importance of the Arts—Culinary Skills

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008 in Health, Thursday: The Importance of the Arts

I know for some of you the first thing you picture when you think of cooking with your children or letting them cook is this: And yes this is an actual picture of after I let my child help me make dinner. But you know what? Even though she is only two I could see […]

Monday: Weekly Family Activity—Kids in the Garden

Monday, May 12th, 2008 in Health, Monday: Weekly Family Activity

I have failed many years in a row at doing a garden. This year I decided to do a very basic herb garden and so far so good I am keeping my fingers crossed. Gardening with kids is an excelled way to share quality time with them, teach them some basic botany, and instill in […]