What are your favorite parts of trail mix? Salty and sweet right? I ALWAYS find that these are the two ingredients missing from our trail mix after my kids have gone through it. So instead… More
We have been baking more than ever before. I know like a most families, when we were finally able to get flour again, we tried to come up with as many fun and different ways to use it. Not just for regular cakes and cookies.
It has also helped break up screen time on days that are crazy hot in South Florida. You will find I make sure the kids help me in the kitchen as much as possible. It is great with fractions, measurements and simply reading and following directions.
I leave everything out on the counter, my older son tends to read the directions and do the measurements and my younger son loves mixing and sorting out wet and dry ingredients.
This was the first recipe I used my sourdough starter discards. I know that sounds a bit scary and it still kinda is, as I am learning how to take care of and grow my sourdough starter. I was totally inspired by Little Spoon Farm’s Blueberry Crumble recipe, so she gets all of the credit for this. Make sure to check out her step by step instructions.
I didn’t have blueberries though so substituted raspberries. I also threw in white chocolate chips because… why not???
I don’t want to say this was the absolute best muffin I’ve ever had… but for sure, it was. I honestly believe the sourdough made all of the difference.
Now the bad part of baking so much is that I have to give most of it away or I will sit and eat it all day. 🙂 I think my boys are the only kids that aren’t crazy about homemade treats. They love making them but not so much eating them.
I wonder how our new neighbors will feel about their “Welcome to the Neighborhood” treat delivery.
If we are being honest I’ve never planned an airboat ride for my family because I was too nervous to. Trusting a captain I didn’t know, to go out into the Everglades. The Everglades filled with gators and pythons and millions of insects. Just some of the things I know are out there. Not to mention all of the things under the water.Continue reading “5 Things to Know While Planning Your First Airboat Ride – Southern Style Airboat”
I’ve known my husband for over 10 years and for some reason this weekend when I said I was going to make Lemon-Lime Truffles he informed me he doesn’t like lemon desserts….huh??? You’ve got to be kidding me.
So instead of Lemon-Lime Cookie Balls I told him I was making Lime Cookie Balls.
What he doesn’t know…Continue reading “Lemon Lime Sugar Cookie Balls – An Easy Summer Snack”
When I first started out my blogging journey I met Fatima at a Bloggin’ Mama’s Nissan Safety Academy luncheon. I drove to Miami by myself in hopes of learning a little more and meeting a few other moms.Continue reading “This Pembroke Pines Florida Mom”
I’ve lived on the Treasure Coast for the past 10 years and had never been to the Navy SEAL Museum. How is that possible?
This summer, like many families, we are planning on staying in our area and exploring ways to learn more about our community while staying safe.Continue reading “Explore Your Area – The Navy SEAL Museum – Florida Treasure Coast”
I’ve decided to do a few different Father’s Day Gift Guides this year… mainly because I think there are so many different cool and unique gifts your kids could give DAD.Continue reading “Father’s Day Gift Guide – Disney Edition”
Sometimes there are things around your house that no longer serve their intended purpose. For me it was these pinecones. I had them for years, collecting dust. Perfect for kids projects or seasonal decorations.Continue reading “$5 Upcycle – Firework Pinecones – Perfect for Memorial Day, 4th of July”
I know like a lot of other parents, we have spent numerous hours of this quarantine playing in the water. Pools, sprinklers, slip-n-slides, backyard splash pads.
Water in Florida is just another part of life.Continue reading “National Drowning Prevention Month – Live Like Jake 5K”
Whether your family vacation plans have canceled, or you are just ready to get out and explore here are three outdoor Florida destinations that should be put on your list.Continue reading “3 Family Florida Road Trips to Plan Now…”
We have been going through snacks like nobody’s business around here recently. I can’t even imagine what it’s going to be like when the boys are teenagers.Continue reading “2 Ingredient Homemade Fruit Leather”