winter

Parenting

Okay Fine, I’m the Messy Parent

You know how you see those posts on social media from moms sharing their house-cleaning woes? The ones where their husband’s dirty socks didn’t make it all the way to the hamper or where they leave their husband with the kids only to come home to paint on the dog and teetering dishes in the […]

Food

Fresh and Simple Baked Stuffed Apples for Dessert

Apple picking is one of our favorite fall activities. The only trick to apple picking is using up all the apples when we come home because we tend to pick more than we need. We keep some for lunches and apple pie in a jar, and we always keep plenty on hand to make our favorite dessert, […]

Parenting

Here’s Why I’m Saying No To Snow Forts

Like sledding and having a snowball fight, building and playing inside a snow fort seems like a quintessential winter activity. I remember building them during my own childhood. Residing in an area prone to blizzards and lake effect snow, I spent many a snow day tunneling through the powdery goodness with friends and siblings. We […]