winter essential oil recipes

You all know our love of essential oils, we’ve talked about them in depth here and shared our Summertime recipes here. We knew we wanted to share cold weather remedies because that is the time of year we seem to use them the very most. Germs run wild and we find ourselves congregating indoors where viruses are passed from friend to friend. To reiterate, we don’t condone using essential oils only, but in tandem with regular doctor visits. We’ve simply found that having an extra at-home remedy really empowers us as parents and of course, they really do work wonders. On Guard … Read more

Cider Popsicle Recipe

We have a delicious guest recipe today from the Los Angeles based Mom and Pop Shop Popsicle Truck! This 1970’s mail truck was brought to life when a few moms wanted to find a way to take the focus of their work from inside in front a computer to outside where they could enjoy it with their kids, too! Now they sell their gourmet Pops, art, books and more (check out their online shop, here!) We love that mission and are excited to get the 411 on making these delicious Pear + Cider Pops at home. Recipe: Eat Drink & … Read more

Peach Season

10 of the best peach recipes EVER

Peaches will forever remind us of our start at Small Fry. We devoted a whole week (Peach Picking 1st birthday party, Making Jam, and Peach Jam stand) to peach season and to celebrate our upcoming second birthday, we’ve gathered up our favorite mind-blowing Peach recipes from around the web to help us plow through our boxes of peaches. Some hearty, some sweet, but all dang good. Bon Appetit! Peach Soup // Oh So Delicioso—We’ve always wished we could drink peaches…well now you can. Gwyneth Paltrow Grilled Chicken with Peach BBQ Sauce // Bon Appetit—We like to think we’d do anything Gwyneth would….so eat … Read more

costco for kids!

We had got such great feedback from sharing our favorite healthier options at Target, we wanted to keep the conversation going with a few other stores we can’t live without! Next up, Costco! The membership fee is worth the excellent produce quality alone, but add on all of these great items and Costco becomes an absolute must for us.  1. Veggie Straws: These babies are dairy, gluten and soy free and added veggies like potato, sweet potato, carrot and spinach! 2. Dehydrated fruit packets: Bananas strawberry and apple are a great little snack for the on-the-go. 3. Whole Fruit Push-up … Read more

Sweet Victory

Has it really been six weeks? We’ve learned so much working with Made to Matter, Handpicked by Target™ products and tackled some gaps in our quest for feeding our family in a healthy way. For our last day of the challenge, we got together (ALL of us, in person! Yay for Jenna being back in town!) to chat about our successes and reward ourselves for a job well done. We’ve each shared our thoughts and also, we whipped up a few healthy smoothies for the occasion, so read on for the recipes! NICOLE: “Last night at about 10:00 p.m., I had … Read more