• For the Love of Raspberries! by Little Spoons and Spice

    For the Love of Raspberries!

    Raspberries have been our new found favorite snack in the house.  But not just raspberries… FROZEN RASPBERRIES!  Kind of a strange snack to pick up during the colder months, but none the less,

  • Healthy Tips for Packing a Cold Lunch - by Little Spoons and Spice

    Healthy Tips for Packing a Cold Lunch

    School lunch has significantly improved over the last decade.  Now, federal guidelines ensure that every student is served fruits, vegetables, whole grains, protein and milk, while monitoring total

  • Trick or Treating Safety Tips - by Little Spoons and Spice

    Trick or Treating Safety Tips

    Make sure child’s costume fits appropriately. Any loose or dragging parts put them at risk for injury.  Also, ensure that your child can still see if the costume covers their face or head. Any

  • Planting a Garden with Kids - By Little Spoons and Spice

    Gardening with Kids

    The sun is shining, trees are greening and the air is finally warming up. All these beautiful signs of summer mean it’s time to plant the garden. Whether you’re an experienced green thumb or a

  • Healthy Birthday Treat Ideas

    A child’s birthday should be treated like a holiday.  They deserve to know that there’s a day dedicated just for them.  Our kids always get the red carpet treatment on their special day.  They

  • Maple Syrup - Little Spoons and Spice

    Maple Syrup: Real vs Artificial

    According to the Cambridge Dictionary, “maple syrup is a sticky, sweet liquid produced from maple trees and used to flavor foods”.  100% pure maple syrup does come from maple trees, but where

  • Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder - Little Spoons and Spice

    Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder

    Baking soda… baking powder… what’s the difference!?  They’re as common as flour and sugar but why do we need them?  I never really appreciated their purpose until I started modifying

  • Healthy Halloween Treats

    Ghosts and goblins, princesses and superheroes, children of all ages (and their parents!) are excited to dress up for this fun-filled day. As a parent of four young kiddos, I tend to get more excited

  • Teaching Kids to Cook

    What a disaster! Flour sprinkled on the floor, sticky fingers and hair, and now it’s bath too!? That’s the image that first popped into my mind when thinking about cooking with kids. But then I