Archive for the ‘ Food ’ Category

Home Grown Greens (And Toppings!)

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

girl holding plantAfter receiving a planting bed for her 5th birthday, my daughter told me she wanted to grow everything we needed to make our own salad. Avery said, “We can plant lettuce, cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, and of course croutons. Every salad needs some croutons!

Avery, 5

Carrie Randall; Holly Springs, NC

Image: Girl holding plant via Shutterstock.

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Nature’s Wonders

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

woman in pantryWhen we were taking a hike through the woods, I asked Nolan what his favorite tree was. He said, “The pantry!”

Nolan, 3

Ted Kellett; Raleigh, NC

Image: Woman in pantry via Shutterstock.

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Vocal About Veggies

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

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When Kelly Clarkson’s song, Stronger, came on the radio, my daughter asked, “Is she talking about vegetables?” because according to the song lyrics, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!

Jasmine, 4

Andrea Cornwell; Parrish, FL

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Tea Time

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

child's tea partyAfter planning an impromptu backyard tea party, Greta said, “I invited a lot of rabbits. Are you sure we have enough carrots?”

Greta, 3

Melanie Shanks; Columbus, OH

Image: Child’s tea party via Shutterstock by Alinute Silzeviciute.

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A Snack Success

Monday, September 16th, 2013

boy eating kiwiMy son offered me a bite of his snack. When I declined, he said, “Okay, but you’re missing out kid.”

Keegan, 3

Amber McGuire; Clearwater, FL

Image: Boy eating kiwi via Shutterstock.

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