Looking for something fun and easy to keep the kids happy and busy inside on rainy or cold days? Try making your own playdough. It's fun to make together and your kids can then enjoy it on their own....
I love to bake and my daughter loves to decorate cakes. So, any holiday is a good excuse to work together to make a fun cake creation. At Easter time, this fun and simple bunny cake is a favorite,...
Quarantine has been the year of the kitchen gadget for our family. We recently got an Instant Pot and have found so many great recipes that we love. We’ve also had an air fryer for a bit — but until...
We are approaching the anniversaries of when the coronavirus pandemic first began to touch our lives. Some anniversaries will be preserved in history books: "The first U.S. case was confirmed on January 21, 2020." Others are small but nonetheless...
Southern fried cabbage/asparagus is a simple, delicious, and addictive side dish! As a mama of three littles, it's difficult to find foods we can all agree on, but this is one of those dishes that even my pickiest eater...
Since moving to Europe I've "upped" my baking game by adding one very yummy item to my baking agenda: the croissant. I use this easy chocolate croissant recipe! In Europe, where I live as an American expat, this delicious pastry...
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Fun Weekend Meals at Home

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Before the pandemic started, I had a bad habit of keeping the kitchen closed down too much once the weekend hit. By Thursday afternoon, I was already thinking about what restaurant I wanted to go to or where I...
When it comes to cooking, I'm out of practice. To be clear, I was never a great cook to begin with. When I began grad school five years ago, my husband took over the meal planning and prep, and...
Thanksgiving might look a little different for many families during our COVID year. (Please let it just be a year!). In an ordinary year, more than 50 million Americans travel more than 50 miles from home to be with...
If your children are enrolled in the Iowa City Community School District's PK-12 Online Learning Program (the fully-online option), you can pick up free school lunches every weekday school is in session from 12-1 p.m. at select schools. Children don't...

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An Open Love Letter to Hawkeye Basketball

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Long before Iowa City Moms began, long before I was a wife and a mom, even long before I was a student at the...