Olly Smoothies!

By Jenna. Being a busy Mom it can be tough to get my nutrition in. I remember hearing people say “I forgot to eat” and thinking how is that EVEN possible. Then I became a Mom! It IS possible. We’ve partnered with Olly before and my family is die hard over their vitamins, but now they’ve come out with Smoothies and I’m in LOVE! These incredible line of smoothies are not meant to be meal replacements but rather a quick on the go snack or even a yummy dessert. They’re packed with protein and even better, TASTY! One scoop and … Read more

cookie fiasco!

This month’s Mo Mail brought two new books in the Elephant & Piggie Like Reading series: Cookie Fiasco and We Are Growing! These books hit the shelves September 20th! What is the series all about you ask? Best friends Elephant and Piggie introduce kids to their favorite books – brought to life in original stories created by contemporary children’s book authors and illustrators. And of course fun and funny like Mo Willems is known for! Fiasco.Cookie Fiasco is all about four how friends need to problem solve when there are only three cookies!  Our kids are loving this one and … Read more

Night Cereal: Mangoes + Sticky Rice

Brought to you by got milk? Food Loves Milk! By Jenna. Our creativity was so empowered with today’s post! Is there anything better than a bowl of cereal before bed? It’s sort of a ritualistic event that we remember doing all growing up and our kids have taken over. What about when you want to make your bowl of cereal a little more hearty? The milk has carried the weight for too long! 😉 Time to spice it up!I thought it would be fun to make a play on Mangoes and Sticky Rice — if you’ve eaten at a Thai … Read more

S’mores Oatmeal Bars

This post is sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company, but all opinions are our own. We are calling this next recipe a S’mores Oatmeal Bar, good for a  sweet morning bite, or late night sweet cravings too 🙂 Here’s what you’ll need! Graham Crackers, Quaker Quick 1 Minute Oats, mini marshmallows and chocolate chips!And some kids to enjoy the finished product! Cook the oats for 1 minute as directed on the package! Spread evenly on a 9 x 9 pan! Sprinkle over top crushed graham, mini marshmallows and chocolate chips.  Preheat your oven to 350 and bake 20 min! S’mores Oatmeal Bars … Read more

Snyders & Snacks

We have a lot of snack times at our house. My growing boys are always hungry, and as long as they eat their breakfast, lunch and dinner, I’m perfectly fine having snack time in between. Growing up, my home was the one all the friends came to. My mom was involved in our lives, and was always so welcoming to everyone. She would feed us, and host every one so graciously. Ive always wanted to be just like that. We have become that house! And I am so happy! We constantly have friends over, it is exactly what I’ve always … Read more