DIY Brownie Mix

When I was a young girl I loved baking brownies from box mixes that my mother would occasionally buy. The […]

Saffron Rice and Bean Salad

Saffron Rice and Bean Salad

I remember feeling satisfied with a rotating menu of PB & J and turkey or chicken sandwiches packed inside my […]

fruit parfait

Berry Yogurt Parfaits

For a light and delicious breakfast, afternoon snack or dessert, we like to make yogurt parfaits. This is also a […]


Homemade Kettle Corn

On Sunday afternoons, there is one vendor at our local farmers market my kids and I cannot resist – the […]


Bento Lunches for Kids

For families with school-aged children in the Seattle area, Labor Day is symbolically observed as the last day of summer […]


Quick and Easy Blueberry Sauce

All summer long, my kids have waited patiently for the little green berries on our blueberry bush to ripen.  It […]