She Is Trying

She Is Trying

She is trying. Earlier this week a story popped up on Facebook about Broadway actor Kelvin Moon Loh, and his reaction to an incident involving a boy with autism who was in the audience during a performance of “The King And I”.  The story struck such a chord with me that I needed to put […]

Our Back To School Clean Up Routine

Backpack and lunchbox organization

Before my little one started kindergarten this year, I used to day dream about how clean the house would be when both kids were in school.  It would be sparkling and pristine and totally stay that way.  Then I woke up, the kids headed to school and I am left wondering how my house constantly […]

Make Meaning Party

Make Meaning Party

When I asked my daughter what she wanted to do for her 12th birthday this year she replied, “make candles”.   That was an unexpected reply, but one that sounded like fun, so it was time to put together a candle making party. Before my oldest daughter was born, I made both soap and candles as […]

Tips For Baking With Kids

Baking With Your Kids

When you bake as often as I do, and have kids, it’s pretty common to get asked about baking with kids. While I don’t bake with my kiddos as often as some might think, when developing a recipe, you really don’t want an extra 5 tablespoons of baking powder dumped in by your assistant! I […]

Back To School – That’s My Kid

Back To School #thatsmykid

It’s that time again, back to school time!  It seems like our summer went by far too quickly, and now we must return to homework, backpacks, early mornings and tight schedules.  My daughters are eight years apart in school, so I have one in preschool and one in sixth grade.  In our district, sixth grade […]

Traveling With Kids. A Review Of Traveling Baby Company.

Traveling Baby Company Equipment Rentals

Do you have kids?  Do you ever travel?  Do you have friends or family, with children, who ever travel to visit you?   If you answered yes to any of those questions, then this post is for you.   I’m going to share an awesome baby equipment rental company that I wish someone would have told […]

After School Snacks And Sweets With Eggo Waffles

Apple Cinnamon Waffle Parfait 1

I know I’m not the only one who grew up eating Eggo Waffles before school many mornings.   There is still something so very comforting about a warm waffle, with the perfect combo of soft and crunchy, with melted butter and a little syrup – I absolutely love it.   When Eggo asked me if I would […]

Back To School Shopping At JCPenney #FirstDayLook

#FirstDayLook at JCP by Love From The Oven

It’s that time of year again – back to school!   When Bliss/Glam Media asked if I would like to do a little back to school shopping at JCPenney with my daughter, and share the experience with you, I was instantly in.  I think my oldest daughter has probably grown almost six inches since school let […]

50 Tips, Tricks and Ideas For Packing Great School Lunches

50 Ideas To Pack Great School Lunches

Back to school means back to school lunches.  I am always looking for more ideas, suggestions and inspiration as to what to pack in our lunchboxes.   I thought it would be fun to do a round of up of some of the great ideas for school lunch packing that can be found around the […]

Picky Eater Pumpkin Bars

Picky Eater Pumpkin Bars by Love From The Oven

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Cooking Light, Sunset, and Real Simple magazines, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BTSatSafeway” Picky eaters.   Do you have one?  I might have mentioned a time or two, or twenty, that I have some picky eaters […]