snacks

Delicious treat after a bath!

The girls needed a good bath after lots of playing in dirt and snacking on some candy fun dip. It was their first time having that candy and they really seemed to like the treat. Olivia preferred to just eat the candy stick and ignore the dip part. Abigail enjoyed both parts of her candy.
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May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day! Have you ever picked strawberries before? I have when I was a kid. My grandmother actually had a little strawberry patch growing in her yard. It was a fun experience to pick them and then she’d turn them into all kinds of sweet treats. My favorite is still to
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My sweet indulgence today was a complete splurge! Olivia and Abigail wanted some ice cream so we walked down to the ice cream snack bar. The girls each got a sweet treat / cone with sprinkles. I ordered a vanilla ice cream bowl topped with crumbled Butterfinger bits and whip cream. My husband ordered a
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I love nachos loaded with cheese and sour cream. Abigail can not have whey / milk so I will not eat what she can’t have. I made some Dairy free nachos today! They came out pretty tasty but I really would love to find a cheese substitute we can all enjoy. I really miss sour
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milk-free no-bake cookies

Today was my family’s first attempt at making no-bake cookies with soymilk! Since Abigail’s tests came back she is allergic to milk its been a fun adventure to learn about cooking family meals and snacks milk free. So much has milk or whey that I never thought had it. My husband halved his normal no-bake cookie recipe
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Tea Time!

Last night it was really wonderful to just sit back and enjoy a cup of hot tea. Dinner was done, house was done, it was quiet. No television, no music, just peaceful chatter. it was just time to wind down, get ready for bed, and wait for my husband to get home from work. The
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