Author Archives: Taylor Nikaci

Hawaiian Style Pineapple Pizzas

The thing about being an all boy mom is that they are literally always hungry. When someone told me that growing boys would eat me out of house and home, they weren’t kidding. My boys eat big lunches at school, but both of them come off the bus starving just a few hours later. Every single day. I usually have ...

Read More »

10 Family Activities that Won't Break the Bank in NYC

Let’s face it, traveling to New York City is expensive just to get there, pay for a hotel, and provide basic meals. Just showing up, sleeping, and eating a few meals is not really an exciting trip. Instead of stressing about having a fun trip that completely blows your budget here are 10 ideas for family activities that won’t break ...

Read More »

Hello September!!! And Allergies!!!

Hello!!!!! It is September. What does that mean?? Fall is approaching, pumpkin spice everything, back to school and HELLO ALLERGIES. I do not know about you guys in Massachusetts, but in Illinois when September hits look out allergies!!!! And Literally on Sept. 1 my sons nose was turned on like a faucet. So what does this all natural momma do. ...

Read More »

How To Save Money Without Coupons

Do you want to save more money on items for your household, but don’t want to spend time clipping coupons? There are ways to save money without spending your whole day with scissors and paper. Check out some of these ways to save money without coupons. #1. Look at the Ads This may seem like foreign language to some, but ...

Read More »

Low Carb, Flourless Chocolate Mug Cake

If there is one thing I will never, ever, EVER cut out of my life it’s carbs. Hey, I am an Italian girl and carbs are in my blood. While pasta and bread will always be staples of my diet, if I can cut my carbs down a little, I will. This Low Carb, Flourless Chocolate Mug Cake recipe has ...

Read More »

What It's Really Like Working at an Animal Shelter

So recently I started to work at the local county animal shelter to help pay for the cost of my daughters ballet. Now to start we are basically a no kill shelter. The only way we put an animal down is if it is too sick to help or too injured to help. I have been at the shelter a ...

Read More »

Superfood Quinoa Power Bowl with Turmeric-Tahini Dressing

After a weekend of too many chips and margaritas, this is a fantastic way to begin the week with a fresh start. Rich with high quality nutrition and loaded with antioxidants, these bowls are delicious served warm or right from the refrigerator. They would be ideal to layer in a takeout container to pack a perfectly balanced power lunch. Ingredients: ...

Read More »

Best Family Food Spots in Washington DC

Traveling is always fun but it can be stressful to find places in an unfamiliar city to feed your family. Not only is it stressful to find good food that your family will enjoy it can also be ridiculously overpriced! Fear not, I’ve rounded up some reasonably priced eats in Washington DC that will be sure to please the whole ...

Read More »