Category Archives: In The Kitchen

Two New Favorite Clean Eating Recipes!

So I’ve finally begun a serious move toward clean eating. Cancer will do that to you, you know. It also helps that two of my kids have really gotten into clean eating. They did the Whole 30 challenge and got … Continue reading

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Organic or Not?

As we’ve been changing our eating habits at the Savage household, one thing I’ve started to be more aware of is what produce I should be buying organic. As a mom feeding seven hungry people, I usually disregarded organic options … Continue reading

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Homemade Hot Chocolate

During the winter months, homemade hot chocolate is a favorite at the Savage household. In fact, when my kids’ friends come over, they always ask, “Mrs. Savage, can we please have some of your famous hot chocolate!”  I’ve even been … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Bake Cut-Out Christmas Cookies With Your Kids

Earlier this fall, one of Austin’s friends was at our house enjoying homemade cookies.  She said, “Mrs. Savage, will you teach me how to make cookies?”  I promised her I would.  Last week I texted her and invited her to … Continue reading

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Third Thursday Blog Hop: Imperfect Meals

It’s our monthly blog hop day where you get to glean from the insight of other moms who link up to talk about the topic of “no more perfect meals.” I could write a book on this subject…oh wait! I … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Bake Cut-Out Christmas Cookies With Your Kids

Last Friday afternoon, I got this text from my 16-year-old: Mom, can I have friends over after school to make Christmas cookies? Now that is a big request.  Making cut-out Christmas cookies is a big undertaking…but how could I say … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Third Thursday Blog Hop: What’s Your Favorite Fall Recipe?

Once a month, Hearts at Home sponsors a blog hop where you can “hop” around to different mom blogs and glean wisdom from other moms.  Today we’ve asked our moms to share their favorite fall recipe. A favorite fall recipe … Continue reading

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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 www.jillsavage.org and click on the links … Continue reading

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