Date Squares

When I was a kid and had a craving for something sweet, I would climb up on the counter and start rifling through the cupboards. Once, way at the back, I found a solid dark brick with a scary “WARNING! May Contain Pits” written across the top. But what the heck was it? I flipped it […]

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Family Literacy Day

Taking time every day to read or do a learning activity with children is crucial to a child’s development. Even just 15 minutes a day can improve a child’s literacy skills dramatically, and can help a parent improve their skills as well. Tuesday, January 27, 2015,  is Family Literacy Day, an annual national event created […]

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Yes, We Have No Bananas

And that’s because I’ve been baking! On our family trip to Maui last year we came across banana bread everywhere, in the grocery store, in the pharmacy, and at every roadside stand. But one day the grandparents stayed at the beach with the kids while hubby and I went on a mission to find Julia’s […]

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