First Meal Down….

We made a rule in our family that when someone turns 11 they have to make a meal a night at home. It will develop good cooking skills, an appreciation of food and planning and prepping and get them each ready for life beyond home. So Leighton got a cooking set and cookbook for his…

Change In Plans…

A couple of weeks ago on a Tuesday we were suppose to go on a field trip with the little’s preschool class to Miller Farms where the kids can pick vegetables and explore the farm but we woke up that morning to rain and temps in the 40s and so needless to say the field…

Cooking With Kids…

It’s a bit crazy. But I believe that cooking with kids is actually possible. And granted, at least in my kitchen its not all Martha Stewart/Betty Crocker/Julia Childs like…sometime my mommy growl comes out and says “ (Insert child’s name here) if you (eat the dough again/throw the flour in the air/pick your nose/etc) you…