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Get Your Crew Together: Science Says Family Meals are Important

Get Your Crew Together: Science Says Family Meals are Important

We need to eat more meals together as a family. You are busy, tired and burned-out by the end of the day. I get it. I really do. But, family meals are too important to skip. Eating together has always played a key role in 

Dinosaur Kids Craft with Handprints and Footprints

Dinosaur Kids Craft with Handprints and Footprints

My kids love dinosaurs. I mean, who doesn’t, right? And I love art projects that: Are fun crafts for my kids Teach a lesson Make a memory Are something I want to keep Handprint crafts are some of my favorite because it reminds me just 

Fall Vegetables to Plant *Right Now* for Zone 5, 5b or 6

Fall Vegetables to Plant *Right Now* for Zone 5, 5b or 6

I’ve always been pretty motivated to get seeds in every spring, but I haven’t successfully planted during the fall. This year, that has changed. There are a number of vegetables you can plant in the fall for a late harvest! So, let’s check out what 

Participating in a Virtual Chalk Walk with My Kids

Participating in a Virtual Chalk Walk with My Kids

Every year we participate in a local chalk walk for the biggest festival of our city. This is no doodling on the sidewalk! Check out my latest podcast on chalk walking with kids: We spend an entire day sweating over 8’ squares in the middle 

Starting a Victory Garden during a Global Pandemic

Starting a Victory Garden during a Global Pandemic

We are all going a little stir crazy. We don’t know how long the quarantines and social distancing is really going to last. But, thank goodness warm weather is around the corner. Let’s find joy and solace by planting therapeutic backyard Victory Gardens this summer. 

Easy Steps to Disaster Preparedness

Easy Steps to Disaster Preparedness

Everyone preps in one way or another. When you buy toilet paper or laundry soap, you typically buy more than just what you need for the week. You probably store the extra roles of toilet paper in your cabinet and get more before you get 

Podcast Episode 4: When Should You Change CG Products?

Podcast Episode 4: When Should You Change CG Products?

One of the most tempting things to do with Curly Girl (CG), is to buy too many new products and get lost in trying new routines. If there is no method to the madness, you may have trouble getting the results you want. After many 

Podcast Episode 2: Starting the Curly Girl Method

Podcast Episode 2: Starting the Curly Girl Method

If you know me at all, then you know I’ve become a full-on advocate for the Curly Girl Method. My hair was damaged and seemed beyond hope, but the CGM brought it back to life. The CGM has made it easier to take care of 

Pre-K at Home: 10 Easy Ideas for Early Education

Pre-K at Home: 10 Easy Ideas for Early Education

Are you thinking about homeschooling? My kids have all been itching to learn, starting around 2.5 (and way too young to send to school). I took advantage of their curiosity and started early education at home. Preschool and kindergarten topics are so easy and don’t 

Fudgy Chocolate Chunk Homemade Brownie Recipe

Fudgy Chocolate Chunk Homemade Brownie Recipe

Brownies are one of my favorite desserts. I really can’t believe I waited so long to make homemade brownies. This recipe is so tasty–better than box mixes. Making brownies from scratch doesn’t take a lot more effort than using a box mix. Fudgy Chocolate Chunk