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Now that I’m a mom, I want to thank my own mother for…

Now that I am a mom, I want to thank my own mother for so much!  Before I became a mother, I had absolutely no idea how challenging--yet rewarding--it is to be a mom! My own mother is a pro at it. At least to me, it seemed like motherhood was her brilliance zone. She made it seem easy. She is the perfect mom (whereas it took me several years into the gig before I even felt cut out for motherhood!) I never realized the depth of my mom's love or the sacrifices she had made for her children until I became a mom myself almost seven years ago. Now that I’m a mom, I want to thank … [keep reading...]

Get your kids busy in the kitchen with these 20 easy recipes for kids. Also great tips for how to teach kids to cook!

20 Easy Recipes for Kids to Make (and Tips for Teaching Kids to Cook)

Get your kids busy in the kitchen with these 20 easy recipes for kids. Also great tips for how to teach kids to cook! By Sarah Mueller, Contributing Writer Do your kids like to work in the kitchen? Since we spend so much time preparing healthy food, it only made sense for me to train my 4 boys early on to help out. Part of their training has involved learning lots of easy recipes for kids. Teaching kids to be independent in the kitchen has multiple benefits: It's a big help for you. If a child can get himself a snack, that's one less thing for mom or dad to do. Cooking is … [keep reading...]

featured gluten-free freezer meals

21 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Chicken Freezer Meals

I have fallen in love with freezer meals! Check out these 21 gluten-free, dairy-free chicken freezer meals--many of which are no-cook freezer meals and/or are crock pot freezer meals as well!  It took me a long time to get into freezer meals. Well, let me back track. I did make some freezer meals right before I became a first-time mom, but back then we were still eating mostly processed foods, and I put together the stereotypical freezer meal casseroles. Fast forward a few years, and we don't eat those same casseroles any more. So I just didn't think we could really benefit much … [keep reading...]

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Weekend Reads {April 18, 2015}

If you want to keep up with the reads that give me pause all week long, follow my Reads and Recipes board on Pinterest. If you want to follow along with my personal life, you can follow me on … [keep reading...]

Wish you could find trusted real food recipes for favorite picnic foods? Enjoy this delicious collection of over 70 real food picnic recipes.

70+ Real Food Picnic Recipes

Wish you could find trusted real food recipes for favorite picnic foods? Enjoy this delicious collection of over 70 real food picnic recipes. By Sarah Nichols, Contributing Writer Spring is … [keep reading...]

3 Mentors You Need in Your Life

3 Mentors You Need in Your Life

Do you have a mentor? I personally believe having good mentors in your life is vital. This post gives three mentors you need in your life!  While I revel in learning from reading, in recent … [keep reading...]

Weekend Reads with The Humbled Homemaker

Weekend Reads {April 11, 2015}

If you want to keep up with the reads that give me pause all week long, follow my Reads and Recipes board on Pinterest. If you want to follow along with my personal life, you can follow me on … [keep reading...]