Posts Categorized: House & Home

Cooking With Your Kids

Cooking With Your Kids

By Eve Fox from The Garden of Eating As a little girl, I loved sitting on the kitchen counter while my mom cooked. While I kicked my feet against the cabinets, she taught me how to peel an onion efficiently and how to crack an egg and use my index fingers to get all the… Read more »

12 Expert Organizing Tips for a Kids Room

12 Expert Organizing Tips for a Kids Room

Trying to figure out how on earth to organize all those new Christmas toys? Or do you just need some tips for keeping your child’s play area straightened? An expert is here to help! Hope Stuart is a Hudson Valley based wife and mom who melded years of teaching and educational administration experience with sheer… Read more »

Easy Roasted Asparagus

Easy Roasted Asparagus

By Carolina Weick, author of A Butterful Mind As a mother, I dream of teaching my son to run the kitchen like Emeril Lagasse. After a few years he’ll learn to take over dinner duty a few times a week and bring me breakfast in bed after 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep. But who am… Read more »

Easy Dried Apples

Dried Apples Recipe

I owe this post to a friend and FFHV contributor Erin, who shared this idea in an online moms forum. Such a simple, tasty and healthy way to enjoy apples! Thanks, Erin! Optional: core and/or peel apples Slice apples thin Lay out slices on racks  (cookie cooling racks work well) Optional: Sprinkle with cinnamon or… Read more »

Beyond PB & J

Lunch Ideas for Kids

Trying to provide your children with a balanced, healthy diet can be a challenge, but throw in limited time and plenty of distractions at a meal and the challenge intensifies. So often is the case when it comes to lunchtime at school. Pre-packaged foods are convenient and widely accepted by kids but generally lack the… Read more »