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Saint Patrick's Day snack board

Saint Patrick’s Day Snack Board

Ms. Wood, that was the name of my boys’ first-grade teacher. Ms. Wood was the quintessential elementary school teacher; kind, patient, and incredibly warm. Ms. Wood was also fun. Looking back, I can tell you my first-grade teacher was not nearly as wonderful as Ms. Wood, I think my boys truly lucked out. Ms. Wood […]

coconut chocolate chip granola bars

Coconut Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Coconut chocolate chip granola bars are perfect for school lunches.  Cheaper and somewhat healthier than store-bought versions, these are soft, chewy, not-too-sweet, and rather easy to make.  Oats, coconut, and almonds create the perfect texture balance for me: not too firm (so kids, like my son with braces, can eat them) and they hold together […]

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