Banana Oatmeal Pancake Recipe

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These oatmeal banana pancakes are easy to make, have no added sugar, and my kids eat them ALL every single time I make them. The little dark marks on the pancakes in the photo are chocolate chips (which DOES add some sugar). The chocolate chips are not at all required but very delicious – unless […]

Homemade Pasta

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This post contains Amazon affiliate links for items that make it a little easier to make your own homemade pasta. If you purchase an item through one of these links, I may earn a small commission. Thank you for supporting my blog! I’ve made homemade pasta off and on for a few years now. I […]

Super-Simple Two Ingredient Chocolate Sauce and Dip

Chocolate sauce doesn’t get much easier or more delicious than this! All you need for this chocolate sauce, which can also use as a chocolate dip, are these two ingredients, in equal parts: Your favorite chocolate chips. My current favorites are the huge Kirkland Signature brand bag that Costco started selling a few months ago. […]

Best First Baby Foods: Baby-Tested Favorites

I remember feeling a little bewildered when I started my first baby on solid foods. There is a lot of conflicting advice out there for moms – what to feed babies, when to feed them, how often to feed them – basically, you won’t find a solution that will make everyone happy! Here are a […]

Child-Made Birthday Cake!

Yesterday was my birthday, and the three “big” kids had a blast making me a birthday cake (with a little help from dad, who doesn’t bake himself) while Anna and I napped. Seven-year-old Emma picked out a marbled cake recipe from (affiliate link) The Cookbook for Kids – a fantastic cookbook from Williams & Sonoma […]