• Lifestyle

    Food Truck Thursday

    I am continually impressed with Little Bear’s school.  As a whole, they are amazing.  Especially in the fact that they try to include the community in events going on at the school.  What does this have to do with food trucks?  Well, they have begun a tradition of Food Truck Thursday.  One Thursday a month the school will host a group of various food trucks.  The school and the whole surrounding community are invited to come down and experience some the fine food available at these trucks.  In return, the trucks give a portion of their sales for the evening to the school.  Amazing, right?!  We get the opportunity to…

  • Create,  Holiday

    Non-Candy Valentines

    As I go through the mound of sugary sweets that Little Bear inherited over the course of Valentine’s Day week, I am filled with anxiety.  I try so hard to teach my daughter moderation in all things, especially sweets. And this time of year makes this task extremely difficult. Now, I am all for deserts and sweet treats.  It is the long lost food group in my opinion.  However, I don’t sit and eat cakes, candies, and other various sweets all day or even every day.  You can have all these things – in moderation.  But when you give a child a sack full of chocolates, suckers, sour candies, and…