Food

Last week, the boys and I decided to do a small unit study on Johnny Appleseed. We read books, made our own apple tree crafts, tasted different types of apples, and even celebrated Johnny's birthday by making an apple pie.

Easy Apple Pie

Last week, the boys and I decided to do a small unit study on Johnny Appleseed. We read books, made our own apple tree crafts, tasted different types of apples, and even celebrated Johnny’s birthday by making an apple pie. Interestingly enough, I also found out that the boys sing the Johnny Appleseed blessing song […] Read more…

Quick and Healthy Meal Ideas for Any Family! GREAT List!

Quick and Healthy Meal Ideas

During the holidays I am absolutely terrible about self-control when it comes to food. I love food. Awesome, amazing, great tasting food. It’s also so very busy, so splurging on indulgent desserts and carb-loaded recipes is extremely easy. This inevitably results in some unwanted additional pounds, belly bloat, and feeling lethargic. What’s that saying? A […] Read more…

Super easy and incredibly tasty chocolate covered rice krispie treats! Also other festive holiday desserts!

Holiday Desserts

If you happen to follow my Instagram Stories (amberlatelyblog), it should come as no surprise that I really, really like to bake. When the holidays arrive, I break out the elastic waistband pants, my hand mixer, and turn in to a baking machine. Our absolute favorite recipe to bake is my family’s Old Fashioned Sugar […] Read more…

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

I have been baking sugar cookies for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest childhood memories are of me standing in a chair around my Mema’s kitchen table, cutting out sugar cookies while listening to old records. We didn’t need a special occasion, we just baked to bake. I loved it. Now […] Read more…

Whole30 Meal Plan

Whole30 Meal Plan: Week 4

Hooray, we did it, our second round of Whole30 is officially over!! To celebrate, I baked a batch of double chocolate chip cookies and had JD take me out for pizza. We tried out Pizza Snob for the first time, and I just about died it was so amazing. Thankfully, the pizza didn’t hurt my stomach, but […] Read more…

Whole30 Meal Plan

Whole30 Meal Plan: Week 3

Week 3 is usually when I’m ready to quit – the newness of the task has worn off and all I can think about is sushi and margaritas. So, it’s a good thing I’m stubborn, otherwise, I probably would give in and throw all progress out the window. Thankfully, there is only a week left, […] Read more…

Whole30 Meal Plan

Whole30 Meal Plan: Week 2

Week 2 on the Whole30 is officially over, and I am DYING for some sushi and a Reese’s blast…not together, but definitely both. I received some great feedback last week after sharing  my Whole30 Meal Plan: Week 1, and will continue to share what our average meal plan looks like through the remainder of the […] Read more…

Whole30 Meal Plan

Whole30 Meal Plan: Week 1

After sharing 8 Tasty Whole30 Recipes last week, I’ve had some people request that I share what our typical meal plan looks like. I do want to preface this, however, with the fact that I am pregnant and I usually don’t have an appetite in the morning – so I will give you a rundown […] Read more…

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