Intentional Marriage: 25 Fun Date Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NewBreakfastRoutine #CollectiveBias My tip to make my date nights work – plan them ...

Valentine’s Day Activity for Kids

You’re going to love this Valentine’s Day activity!  My toddler was so entertained by every step that he ended up doing it on his own for 30 minutes.  I was ...

Lightsaber Popsicle Cozy

So I’ve shared with you the best ever gift to give to kids when attending a birthday party but I’d say this Lightsaber Popsicle Cozy is up there on my ...

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Top 10 Real Food Meals

I was talking to my friend last week about real food and clean eating, it can be confusing but they are very similar from what I gather.  Organic Authority explains how these two trendy diets are similar and different here. After looking into clean eating and real food, I’ve realized that we kind of fall into the real […]

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Game Day: Mini Black Bean Quinoa and Bacon Burgers

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. So to be completely honest, I don’t watch the game. I go to Game Day events to eat and socialize. I usually hangout in the dining room around the food table and just chat the night away. Here’s a hearty and scrumptious […]

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Fun and Healthy Food: Open Flower Hummus Sandwich

With the weather being so dreary I needed to pull out this snack I made at the beginning of the school year and share it with you because it’s so cheery and bright and it reminds me of all things spring. Back when I was doing Mommy & Me Preschool post we did a lesson […]

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Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Cups {Healthy Dessert}

Consider yourself warned–you can’t just take a couple of bites of this Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Cups!  I’ve been searching for healthy ways to satisfy my sweet tooth cravings without throwing out all of my hard work with one bite.  Some of my experiments haven’t been so tasty but this was is delish! This is so […]

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Cranberry Peanut Butter Energy Balls

These little balls are packed with wholesome ingredients.  The lovely thing about them is that my kids beg for these Cranberry Peanut Butter Energy Balls, since they are a healthy snack I don’t mind letting them eat it throughout the day.  I like all things peanut butter so they are also one of my favorite […]

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Healthy Eating Weekly Meal Plan

If you’ve been following along we are now starting week 2 of healthy eating!  This has been so good for me and I’m really excited to see how this will change my attitude, energy and hopefully waistline. I shared with you last week TONS of links to healthier options for meals you can go here.  […]

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A Lesson in Diversity and Equality for Kids

Today we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.!  This lesson is perfect for this time of the year when we are teaching about black history month and celebrating the wonderful contributions of African Americans.  I was reading the book Big Words (a story about Martin Luther King Jr.) to my kids and I don’t know how […]

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Amazing Creamy Chocolate Fudgesicles {Skinny}

I’m on my third day of 30 days of Eating Better and I was ready for a sweet treat but I also didn’t want to bomb all of my efforts by indulging in something that I would regret later.  So I came up with this recipe and I would’ve eaten all 6 popsicles by myself. […]

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Preschool Learning: Number Recognition Car Activity

From the dining room I could hear the sounds of a happy little boys–zoom, crash, beep, beep.  I looked over and he was playing with the wooden car track his dad had made him and his cars.  As a parent one of the delights I’ve had over the past 10 years is listening in on […]

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Nature Scavenger Color Hunt

We have spent this past week exploring nature with my kids and to be honest, I’d keep the books on the shelf all week, to spend our days exploring nature. Don’t worry you can even do it in Winter and talk about the colors that are a part of Winter. My preschooler enjoyed this activity […]

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Non-Candy Valentines: I Mustache You…

I’ve been on the search for something clever for Valentine’s day to share with you.  When I finally came up with something–I realized it had already been done on blog land.  Great minds think alike! Either way I’m sharing it because it’s super cute, easy and it’s non-candy. In the past, between all of my kids […]

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Mexico’s Handicrafts: What to Buy in Mexico

We just got back from Mexico and if I would’ve brought a bigger suitcase, we would of filled one up with just Mexican goodies. Unfortunately, you can’t bring back Mexican cream (sour cream), chorizo, cheese and tamales.  But you can bring back baked goods (which are amazingly delicious), churros, candy, liquor and so much more. […]

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30 Days of Healthy Eating Weekly Meal Plan

My wish for this month is to eat better and I’m hoping it continues for the rest of the year.  As we all know eating healthy and exercise go hand in hand, so I also plan on exercising at least 5 days a week for 30 minutes. I’m feeling positive about this with my 30 Days […]

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Amazing Fluffy Quinoa Recipe

The first time I made quinoa I made a rookie mistake and I ended up with bitter tasting quinoa that no one enjoyed.  I share below what to do so you don’t make the same mistake. I first discovered Quinoa in South America and once I figured out how to make it, it quickly became […]

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Churro Puppy Chow

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #LoveMyCereal #QuakerUp Churros are a fried dough snack that’s enjoyed in Mexico and various parts of the world like Spain, France and the Phillipines.  The dough is fried until it becomes crunchy and then it’s sprinkled with cinnamon […]

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Mexican-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

  Looking for a healthy snack? These are delicious and oh so very healthy! This snack is high in fiber, protein and iron! There’s nothing like guilt-free snacking! Mexican-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas cilantro 1-2 tspn taco seasoning 1 tbl oil salt to taste 1. Rinse and drain chickpeas. 2. Place patted dry […]

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10 + Skinny Breakfast Ideas

Here are some skinny and/or healthy breakfast ideas that we regularly enjoy as a family!  Whether you’re wanting to turn a new leaf and eat better or just needing some new breakfast options–these are great! 10+ Skinny Breakfast Ideas for the Family Gluten Free Pancakes with Lemon Whipped Cream & Berries   Healthy Chocolate Belgian […]

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New Year Goals for Kids: Wishing Wand Craft

During their annual Star Festival (Tanabata Festival), the Japanese write wishes on strips of paper, tie them on bamboo branches, and wave them up at the stars in the hope that their wish will come true. I like to set goals for myself. When I got married we started setting some goals as a couple. Now […]

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