Though kids may view Thanksgiving as the first stop on the school holiday vacation train, there’s a lot more for them to know about it than simply no class, stuffed turkey and whipped cream-topped pumpkin pie. Considering Thanksgiving is one of the

“Fall Harvest Bisque”

Fall Harvest Bisque Makes 10, 6 ounce servings (Vegan/ Gluten Free) 2 Pounds 1/2 Inch Diced Butternut Squash (1 Large Squash) 1 Pound 1/2 Inch Diced Sweet Potato (1 Medium Potato) 1 Medium 1/2 Inch Diced Carrot 3 Tbs Olive Oil 2

“DIY Painted Lampshade”

Turn a plain white lampshade into a burst of color that brightens a room even after you switch off the light. Tools Painter’s tape 1″ foam brush Materials Drum lamp shade Acrylic ball lamp base Paint Instructions You can vary the number,

Do your kids understand and appreciate what it means to be energy conscious? How the little things we do day to day can make a serious environmental impact over a lifetime? Here are 4 fun activities you can do with your kids

“Chicken and Asparagus Rolls”

You can also use chicken cutlets, which are slices of breast meat, in this recipe. INGREDIENTS 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (6 to 8 ounces each) Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1 cup grated Asiago or

“The Goat Who Ate Everything”

McDonalds has dedicated November to be a month of reading to showcase the importance of reading in children’s live. For the entire month, McDonald’s will be making reading happy by including a book in every Happy Meal sold. While we don’t eat

I had not seen Nathan in years. When I was in grade school he and I were inseparable. We were the absolute best of friends. Coming from a small town in the south, the only two punk rockers in town would naturally

“Daily Tips for Healthy Living”

It’s never too early or too late to reconsider your healthy life choices. Recently a high blood pressure scare prompted me to reconsider what I was doing with my health, and if I actually was as healthy as I thought I was.

“Funky Hair Favs”

Kids will be kids and when it comes to their hair, it’s not always fun and games… but it can be! Halloween is a time that some kids look forward to all year. From the moment they start fantasizing about what costume

“One Small Change Part 3”

My body no longer aches like it did before I started this challenge, and definitely not as bad as it did when I very first started it.  You might remember when I started my One Small Change Challenge (INSERT LINKBACK TO POST HERE)

“Daily Photo”

Reading books & eating some fries #happymealbooks Image uploaded via http://instagram.com/moderndaymoms.