I don’t know about you, but it feels like every time I turn around there’s another event that involves someone giving candy to my children. Anybody else feel that way? I feel like the constant influx of candy makes it difficult to reduce the overall intake of sugar around here. I also don’t want to be the bad guy who doesn’t let their kids have the candy given them. So what’s a mama to do? I’ve decided to make a concerted effort this Easter to fill their Easter baskets with awesome things that aren’t candy. And I thought you might like that idea, too, so I’m sharing with you 15 no Candy, no Junk Easter basket ideas.(more…)
I have a confession to make.
I don’t like stuffing.
I know, it’s like a Thanksgiving heresy.
But often, stuffing is gummy and tastes strongly of celery and salt and the texture just gets to me. The boxed stuff is especially heinous.
I don’t begrudge others their love of stuffing. I just generally take a polite amount and keep it passing. But the thought of wild rice stuffing? That’s a stuffing I might be able to get behind.
Wild rice is a very Minnesotan thing. And one of my favorite foods of all time. (more…)