whole wheat apple muffins!

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if you went apple picking this fall, chances are you came home with more apples than you know what to do with! or was that just us?! the baby girls have enjoyed playing this new game of ask for an apple and take a few bites and then go hide said apple somewhere in the apartment when mama isn’t looking so she can’t find it for a few days....

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7 ways we improve our family meals with our kids!

while our family attempts to do breakfast together each morning during the week, there is something special about our weekend mornings when things don’t feel as rushed and we can really take our time cooking and sitting at the breakfast table eating together having some nice long chats in our pajamas. we also skip the steel cut oats or eggs that we often eat during the week and opt for pancakes or french toast or waffles, which is just way more fun in my opinion....

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homemade banana bread with my boys.

i love seeing my man sporting an apron in the kitchen cooking something yummy. and what i love even more than that, is seeing all three of my boys in the kitchen in aprons cooking something yummy together! while josh loves to cook, i’m usually the one who bakes in our house, so when he took the lead in making banana bread the other morning, i was extra excited about the entire thing....

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a meatball date (and a recipe!)

right now, eleanor’s favorite food is “spaghetti with meatballs.” she would eat it every day if we let her. :) we’ll be at a chinese restaurant and she’ll ask for it. we’ll be eating breakfast and she’ll ask for it. lol.  so the other day when she randomly grabbed josh’s hand and said, “papa, we should make meatballs together sometime”, it just made sense....

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