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Easy Pineapple Banana Smoothie

Easy Pineapple Banana Smoothie

A while back I had purchased a very large pineapple from Costco for $2.99. Before I was able to use it up, it started to get a little too ripe for my liking. So, I thought I would cut it up and throw it in the freezer. It has worked out perfectly, and it is [...]

Chococinno

Chococinno

As a mama of two kids, I know what it’s like to need a caffeine boost some days. I also know what it’s like to need a little chocolate now and then. I am willing to bet most mamas reading this right now know the same feelings! So imagine my delight when I discovered the [...]

Homemade Pedialyte

Homemade Pedialyte

When the stomach bug hit our house, we were not prepared. My younger son threw up one night without warning… he was happy, giggling, drinking milk, playing, and then all of the sudden it was like a scene from The Exorcist. The next morning, I went to our local drug store and purchased two quarts [...]

DIY Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer

DIY Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer

I started making my own coffee creamer several months ago to save money and now I’m hooked. It’s delicious, easy to make, and a money saver. Now that it is officially fall here in Michigan, I have been drinking my morning coffee with this pumpkin spice creamer. I think it is even better than the [...]

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte

What defines Autumn? All things pumpkin, of course! If you live in America, chances are you’ve at least heard of Starbucks’ seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte. Chances are greater that you’ve had two or three or four already this season. Living in Germany, I unfortunately don’t have access to the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte. When fall [...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter “Milkshakes”

Chocolate Peanut Butter “Milkshakes”

My love for smoothies and blended drinks is no secret to anyone in my family. I often throw smoothies together for breakfast or a mid-morning snack. Whenever my toddler hears the blender, he comes running and shouts “smoothie!” I happily share with him— especially since I generally make them with fresh fruit, yogurt, veggies and [...]

Summer Sangria

Summer Sangria

Don’t let the title fool you— this yummy and fruity drink is refreshing in winter, spring, summer or fall! Though I’m not a big drinker, I like to enjoy an occasional glass of Sangria for a special occasion. I whipped this up the other night for my sister-in-laws’ bridal shower dinner and it was a [...]

Healthy Smoothies for Mama and Baby

Healthy Smoothies for Mama and Baby

Smoothies are an almost daily snack in our house — I’ve been drinking them for years, but since Little Man has been about a year old, he’s had a fascination with the blender. When he sees me getting the ingredients together, or even when I say, “Do you want to make a … SMOOTHIE?!” he [...]