Author Archive for BabyChin

Travel-Gear-for kids

Destination: Seattle/Portland with a 2 and 4 Year Old

We kicked off our summer this year with a 5 day/4 night trip to the Pacific Northwest – one of my favorite destinations in the U.S.! We were a little ambitious, and wanted to kill two birds with one stone by visiting our friends who just made the move to Portland, so this trip involved […]

cauliflower cheese recipe

Delicious Cauliflower Cheese Recipe

Mmmm I love finding new ways to eat cauliflower because it has such a neutral taste and can be transformed a hundred different ways. I’m always finding ways to up my vegetable intake, and chopping, blending, and hiding cauliflower in my food is one of my favorite ways to do it. It’s like eating mac […]


The One Kitchen Gadget I Can’t Live Without

Ok ok, I actually have about five kitchen gadgets I can’t live without… buuut… I caught your attention didn’t it? My friends came over this past weekend, and since their boys love soup noodles, I had the perfect quick meal for them – instant udon noodles. All you do is add hot water and soup base to […]

Thoughts on a Third

Even before we were married, my husband and I talked about our future family and what it might look like, as so many do. Besides throwing out imaginary future kid names, our other favorite debate was, “how many kids would you want?” I came from a family of 2, but liked the idea of three children because […]


10 Reasons Why I Love Raising Kids in the Suburbs

Mrs. Bee’s recent post about city living really got me thinking about the reasons why I love suburbia. As fun as city life is, I really can’t imagine living anywhere but the suburbs! Looks like I’m not alone either, as studies have found that the percentage of people who long to live in the suburbs […]


Food Allergy Awareness Week

Food allergies became personal for me when I discovered my daughter had a severe peanut allergy that sent her straight to the ER. Never in a million years would I have thought one of my children would have a nut allergy because there is no history of it on either side of our families. Sadly, […]


Mrs. High Heels’ Facial Product Obsessions

How many of us know someone who has that glowing, dewy, perfect skin with not a single pore in sight? Yea… well, I didn’t hit the genetic lottery on that one! Thus, I’ve had to call for backup in order to keep my skin in optimal condition while trying to prevent the fine lines and […]

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