Clever Toys for Girls (& a Giveaway!) #LookAtGoldie

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Goldie Blox Toys for Girls: these sets are the BEST, kids learn while they play! #LookAtGoldie

The dog days of summer are calling for some reinforcements. We’ve done the vacations, camps, pools, hikes… and now, we’re in transition. Trying to get into the school year mindset while still enjoying these last days of freedom from schedules and school supplies and timelines. In other words, it's getting crazy up in here. Enter GoldieBlox. You’ve heard of GoldieBlox, right? They're the character based engineering sets for kids that exploded onto the scene last year, thanks to a … [Read more...]

Timesaving Food Hacks for a Rockin’ Lunchbox {Back to School}

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AMAZING timesaving food hacks that'll rock your lunchboxes; number 3 and 8 are so CLEVER! #backtoschool #kids

DUDE. Lunchbox season is here and I just do not have time to create a bento box full of crocheted spaghetti and carved radishes in the shape of Disney characters. In fact, I barely have time to brush my teeth before shooing the kids into the car. However, I also don't want to torment my kids with endless PB&J sandwiches and string cheese. I've rounded up a few creative food hacks that will mostly SAVE you time while still putting a spin on the traditional back-to-school lunchbox. Which is … [Read more...]

Classic Greek Salad with Feta Greek Vinaigrette {Summer Salad Series}

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Classic Greek Salad {Making Lemonade Summer Salad Series}

Have you been over to visit my friend Lauryn at The Vintage Mom? You are going to love her down-to-earth ideas, and the way she incorporates timeless family traditions with modern day flair. Today she is sharing her Classic Greek Salad with us in the Summer Salad Series! And as you may know, because of my heritage I am particularly biased towards all things Greek {wink}! Welcome, Lauryn! Hi, this is Lauryn! When the opportunity to participate in Making Lemonade's Summer Salad Series arose, I … [Read more...]

Free Printable: Kids Lunch Ideas They’ll Love! {Back to School}

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Lunch Ideas for Kids (that they'll LOVE!) #kids #backtoschool

It's baaaaack... BACK TO SCHOOL, that is! This will be my first year packing a lunch every day so I was stressing over how to make it fun and interesting and not the typical go-to Sunbutter & jelly sandwich sandwich I always pack at the last minute.  I whipped up this free printable with HEALTHY (shhhh) lunch ideas they'll love, with space at the bottom to add ideas as you find them. Because really, there's only so many times you can pack peanut butter and jelly. Now I have the peanut … [Read more...]

Fresh Fruit Salad with Blackberry Yogurt Glaze {Summer Salad Series}

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Fresh Fruit Salad

Today's guest in the Summer Salad Series is the lovely Sondra Lyn of Sondra Lyn at Home! And while you are going to love her Fresh Fruit Salad recipe, I guarantee you will also love her philosophy on life: "Follow your dreams and your passions… Love people… Make things… Nurture your creative side." I couldn't agree more! Welcome, Sondra!   Happy Summer Weekend! What fun it is to be a part of the SUMMER SALAD SERIES at Making Lemonade!! I am honored to pop over from Sondra … [Read more...]