How To Make The Cutest Jack-O-Lantern Ever

Candy’s not the only fun treat to enjoy on Halloween!  I make these adorable Fruit Jack-O-Lanterns each year and kids love them!  They are always a huge hit at Journey’s parties.  Follow the step-by-step directions below and be the center of attention at your Halloween bash! Fruit Jack-O-Lanterns What you will need: Oranges (one with … Continue reading

Ghosts, Goblins & Granola: 5 Alternatives to Candy for Trick-Or-Treaters

You would think that a holiday celebrated by eating candy would be among the least favorite in a household with a kid that doesn’t eat it.  But oddly enough, Journey is actually quite fond of Halloween.  She loves the decorations, the costumes and greeting trick-or-treaters.   But because my kid doesn’t eat candy, in good conscious, … Continue reading

A Few Quick and Easy #Baby Food #Recipes

Below, I shared some of Journey’s favorite baby food recipes that are easy to prepare.  I have many more to share, so please post a comment if you would like me to add more. Homemade Applesauce—A classic favorite! Ingredients: 6 apples (Gala, Braeburn, Golden Delicious or Fuji) Cinnamon to taste Directions: Peel, core and cut apples … Continue reading

Great Alternatives to Sugary Snacks for Kids

Snacks don’t have to be super sweet for kids to enjoy them.  Here are some of Journey’s favorite snacks: GoGo squeeZ Applesauce Annie’s Homegrown Whole Wheat Bunnies (crackers) Horizon Organic Cheese Sticks That’s It Fruit Bar Gnu Flavor & Fiber Cinnamon Raisin Bar Popcorn (plain) Fage 2% Plain Yogurt (tip: Add fresh fruit and a … Continue reading