Author Archives: Jenn vanOosten

4 Tips to Simplify Birthday Traditions #StreamTeam

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  The birthdays of our children can be a pretty stressful time. The kids get invited to Princess Parties at local castles, jumping parties at giant trampoline parks, soccer parties at indoor sports complexes. Pinterest tells us that birthday parties at home need to consist of elaborate cakes and decorations and organized games, and these days you need to count ... Read More »

Success! #Whole30 #Day30

Well, here we are, Day 30 of the Whole30!  I have to say, we did cheat a wee bit yesterday and today. Yesterday, we ran out of homemade compliant mayonnaise, so I made egg salad with non-compliant mayo. Today, we were out of compliant salad dressing, so I used the dressing that came with the Super 7 salad kit, which ... Read More »

Cheeseburger & Fries Casserole

Cheeseburger and Fries Casserole

For the last decade, I have cast aside my cookbooks. I love to read cookbooks, but it just seems too much of a pain to actually use them in the kitchen when I have a computer and Pinterest.  However. In the last 6 months, I’ve bought 7 cookbooks, and I decided that if I’m going to buy them, I really should use them.  This week ... Read More »