While chilis and stews are great for winter, sometimes you need something different. The great thing about this recipe is that it is easy to put together, packs in a ton of veggies, and is a cozy alternative to spaghetti and meatballs. **If you get a CSA basket, you will recognize many of the ... Read More about Soba Noodle Bowls with Chicken and Veggies
I don't know that I can actually call this a "winter" uniform, since it barely ever rains where I live. The temperature does change by about 30 degrees from morning to afternoon, so it's probably better to call this a "layering season" uniform. My five staples for layering weather area: Faux ... Read More about Winter Mom Uniform
Healthy snacks and zero waste are two big goals around here. We have a loooong way to go to get to the zero waste part, but we do try to avoid buying pre-packaged snacks whenever possible. One of my favorite snacks, especially for kids after school is a yogurt parfait bar. I will also eat one for ... Read More about Healthy Snack Round Up
My kids love rocks! We cannot leave any park, hike, or beach trip without having to convince them to empty their pockets or just take one. They love knowing the names, how they were formed, and what the stripes of different colors going through them are. I think they're called occlusions? I ... Read More about Geology Rocks: Books for Kids
Even in California where the weather is mild, winter just sucks all the moisture out of one's skin. I've lived in Austria and the Midwest and it was extra important then. So, how do you keep your skin from looking like a succulent that's seen better days? Here are my favorite moisturizers. I ... Read More about How Do You Deal with Dry Winter Skin?