Celebrate EARTH DAY with Your Family

Earth Day is held on April 22nd every year. It began in the United States in 1970 to help raise awareness of environmental issues. It is a day for everyone to learn ways that we can work together to save our earth for future generations.  Earth Day provides a great opportunity to talk to our kids about the environment, including things we can personally do to be more environmentally friendly.   It is also a day to celebrate and appreciate the beauty of nature. Continue reading

Celebrate National Pizza Day!!!

Celebrate National Pizza Day

Pizza is my favorite food.  Hands down!  So please join me on February 9th to celebrate National Pizza Day.  Pizza originated in the southwest region of Italy, home to Naples.  It really didn’t become popular in the United States until our servicemen from WWII returned home after being introduced to pizza in Italy.  This is when the pizza market in the United States exploded and made pizza one of the most popular foods in America. Continue reading

Two Carrot Recipes From Miss Hallie

Carrots are the Food of the Month – Enjoy Miss Hallie’s recipes this month!


Carrots are a staple in our house.  Two of my boys eat them dipped in peanut butter, and the other loves to eat them with hummus.  They are a nutritious, inexpensive, and widely available vegetable.  Sometimes it’s fun to think outside of the box, and these recipes are great ways to eat carrots if you want something different than raw carrot sticks.   Continue reading