Yummy No-Bake Cookies

My 16-year-old comes home from school looking for an after school snack.  I love this recipe because it’s quick, easy, and can be prepared ahead of time.  Not only that, but my mom used to make these for my sisters and I, too! Butterscotch Cornflake No-Bake...

Teaching Kids Healthy Habits Giveaway

Do you find it challenging to get your kids to eat green food (and no, green M&M’s don’t count!) Raising kids to eat veggies doesn’t have to be full of angry standoffs. A recent study by the Journal of Preventative Medicine found that creativity can be...

Blog Hop: What’s your favorite summer recipe?

It’s our Hearts at Home Third Thursday Blog Hop!  Today’s topic is a great blog hop topic because we’re sharing our favorite summer recipes! If you receive my post by email, jump over to jillsavage.org and click on the links at the bottom of this...

Teaching Kids About Nutrition and a Giveaway!

I love it when I discover a new free resource for moms!  At our 2o11 Hearts at Home conference in Colorado, I met a mom who is carrying out her passion to help kids eat healthy. ViviLeDish.com offers FREE, fun, interactive tools designed to give children ages 3-8 a...

What are your Thanksgiving traditions?

Today I have turkey on the brain….lots and lots of turkey.  With 35 people coming to my house for Thanksgiving, I’m knee deep in pumpkin pies, turkey, dressing, and other yummy Thanksgiving treats. We’re doing appetizers for lunch and then having...

Taco Stew…MmmmMmmm Good!

I want to share this yummy, easy recipe with you! My friend, Becky, shared it with me a year ago and it’s become a family favorite! Taco Soup/Stew 1 lb browned hamburger 1 small onion chopped (or onion flakes) 1 bag frozen corn or 1 can of corn 1 can diced...

Glorified Brownies…Mmmm Mmmm Good!

Many years ago my friend Kendra shared a very easy brownie recipe with me that has become a family favorite.  I thought I’d share it with you today! Now I LOVE warm brownies out of the over, but I think these are best room temperature. You want...

Chicken Pockets

Looking for something to do with leftover chicken?  If you have about two cups of chicken either removed from the bone or diced from boneless chicken breasts, try this great, easy-to-make recipe. Chicken Pockets Ingredients 2 pkgs refrigerated crescent rolls About 2...

Edible Peanut Butter Playdough

What’s better than playdough? Playdough that you can eat! This will make those long cooped up days inside go a little faster for your kids. It’s easy to make and easy to cleanup! When you tell the kids they can eat it, that’s the best part!    ...

What are you revolutionizing in your life?

The Hearts at Home theme for 2011 is Mom Revolution.  It focuses on change…transformation…and ultimately growth. Here at the Savage home we’ve been revolutionizing our eating.  In January, I picked up Lysa TerKeurst’s new book, Made to Crave....

Living With Less: Homemade Baby Food

Today’s post is from my daughter, Anne. She’s following in her mother’s footsteps with a living with less mindset. I always made my own baby food and Anne has also found it much less expensive to do the same. I asked her permission to share this post...