coconut macaroons

A peaceful rainy day and a sick kid calls for the only kind of productivity possible: quick and simple cooking, a camera in hand and the soundtrack to your springtime filling your space. These are the easiest thing you will ever make. And they are amazing! As usual, I use alternative sweeteners so they don't…

children spell love: T.I.M.E.

A great friend of mine sent an article a while ago about how you should travel with your kids even when they are tiny. It was a reminder of the complex neurological development in babies and toddlers and how they are absorbing everything. It shed light on the common worry (or thought) that a trip…

Nourish yourself in order to nourish others: On taking time for you & accepting time when it’s offered.

Sometimes our brains (and hearts) get in a sticky-confused-state between what you think you should be doing and what you actually should be doing. You know, you should be cleaning the house, but you actually should be making the time for that yoga class you've been wanting to go to. I, as a mom, wife,…

breakfast oat-muffins with blueberries

With camping season in full swing and the feeling like you have to grab this summer season and hold on tight before it's over, we headed out on a trial-run of our adventure van (by trial run I mean the bare-bones version of adventure-van-life: it is cleaned out, has a hardwood floor, a few action-packer…

powerhouse bar: energy + minerals

It was a toss up as to whether these should be called beach-bars or powerhouse bars. I made these while at my mom's house and they became a great grab-n-go beach snack. They are full of nuts and energy-rich foods that will keep you kicking-it for hours, whether you're at the gym, on the soccer…