Category: Keeping Them Fed

The End of Summer is Closing In…

In the South, school starts much earlier then much of the country. It hit me this weekend that we have less than 2 weeks before my oldest goes back! That realization sparked a couple of ideas in my mom brain. First, we needed to clean some stuff out of this house, start the school year…

The Ugly Truth About Healthy Eating

Okay, so I don’t always have Sunday afternoons to meal prep for the week ahead and it kinda throws my health game a curveball.  This weekend we took the kiddos to Atlanta for a Mets game (that got rained out, btw) and didn’t get back until Sunday night.  This is it, the situation I dread……

Meal Prep 101 – Start Small

We all have heard our trainers and those really fit ladies tout the glories of meal prepping, right?  When I thought about meal prepping before I got into it, I don’t know about you all, but I would get so overwhelmed and anxious!  I would think “What do I even do first?” “I don’t have…

Black Bean Brownie Cupcakes

So this is a recipe from the Trim Healthy Mama cookbook and we make it a LOT!!  Those ladies are a huge resource for me recipe wise, visit Trim Healthy Mama to check out more recipes.   I have a love for black beans that runs deep… it’s actually a standing joke in our house that mom…

Peanut Butter and Jelly ala Logan

Our littles are much more capable than we make think… it was a revelation when I realized this!!  My 4 year old LOVES to make his own lunch, it makes him feel like such a big kid and BONUS: I get help making lunches!   It doesn’t have to be PB and J; you can put…