• 20 Unique Gifts for Kids

    I absolutely  love gift shopping for kids and with having four children of my own plus lots of nieces and nephews I have definitely done my share of shopping for kids of all ages. My goal for this particular gift guide is to share gift ideas that are creative, crafty, educational, or physically entertaining instead of the usual toys. Everything I have included here are kid approved by my little ones. You can click on any item or in the descriptions below to shop. Be sure to read to the end, I added 2 additional gift ideas not on the gift collage. Enjoy! Starting with this really neat Terrarium because I think this…

  • Easy Green Beans

    Green beans are a favorite side dish of mine for every holiday, season, and event.  It is a food that always makes an appearance in some form whether it is in a casserole, is steamed, or mixed with a vinaigrette.  This recipe is simple and easy, uses ingredients that I often already have in my fridge, and because it takes about 25 minutes to cook down on the stove, I can walk away and tend to other things while the green beans soak in some amazing flavor. In the end the green beans still have a slight crispness to them with a wonderful aromatic flavor that keeps you wanting to eat more. And the kids?…