The ultimate after-school snack. When I was a kid I remember how special it felt to come home from school to a delicious snack that my mom had lovingly prepared for me. She knew I needed replenishment after a busy day of learning and an extra nutritional kick to refuel my body from after-school activities.…Read More
Back-to-School Breakfast: Veggie Omelets to Go
Mornings can be tricky when trying to get kids out the door on time. As parents, we desperately want to make sure our children are fed well, but it can be hard when the list of things that need to happen is long and the mornings are short. We need to pick our battles and…Read More
The Best Side Dishes for BBQ Season
With Memorial Day weekend just a few weeks away, it’s time to start honing those BBQ skills. Or, if grilling isn’t your thing, time to up your side dish game. We got 5 super simple recipes that are perfect for entertaining or making yourself the star of a holiday weekend potluck. What’s you go-to BBQ…Read More
Do Cows Sleep Standing Up?
You’ve probably heard that big animals like cows and horses sleep standing up – but when it comes to deep sleep, it’s just not true! While cows can doze off and sleep lightly on their feet, when it comes to REM sleep, they lie down just like the rest of us. This is true not…Read More
4 Recipes to Ring in Spring
Well, it’s officially Spring, but for most of us here in New England it sure doesn’t feel like it. That’s not going to stop us from acting like it, through. Fifty degrees in Maine is considered shorts weather – and we think it’s salad and ice cream weather, too! So if you’re ready to ring…Read More
Why Do Cows Have Spots?
Have you ever wondered why cows have spots? Well, genetics obviously – just like some of us have darker or lighter skin or hair. But it turns out there MIGHT just be another good reason why cows tend to be speckled – fly repellant! We already know that cows like to use their long tails…Read More
4 Festive Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day
You already know that if you want to avoid being pinched on St. Patrick’s Day you’ve got to wear something green – but what about eating green? Whether your idea of eating green involves extra veggies or a hint of food coloring, we’ve got you covered with these 4 festive recipes for St. Patrick’s Day.…Read More
How Do Cows Stay Warm in Winter?
Ever wonder how cows here in Maine handle the sub-zero temps that we call “an average winter?” Sometimes people worry that while we’re all bundled up inside the cows are cold out in the barn – but it turns out they’re “Mainah’s” too and are built for cold weather. The truth is, cows are right…Read More
Will You Be My HOMEMADE Valentine? 4 Ways to Celebrate from Scratch
Sure, Valentine’s Day might be a “Hallmark Holiday” but that doesn’t mean it’s not a good excuse to tell someone you love them! There’s no need to buy pre-cut paper hearts or tape candy to a card, we believe the sweetest Valentine’s Day treats are the ones made by hand. Here are four adorable and…Read More
Why Do Kids Get Sick in Winter – and What You Can Do About It
Winter is here, which also means cold and flu season is in full swing. But are the two related? Can kids actually “catch a cold” from being outside? It turns out there actually is a reason that kids get sicker in winter, at least when it comes to the flu. Studies show that the flu…Read More