Are Fidget Toys Just A Lot Of Hype?

Although he has never been diagnosed, I suspect that my 4 year old son is hyperactive. He’s always moving and fidgeting, and trying to feed him at dinner is like trying to hit a constantly moving target. It’s chaotic for us as he spins through the house like the Tazmanian devil, but I wouldn’t have…

A Wheat Free Beer That Doesn’t Taste Like Crap

Lakefront Brewery – New Grist Milwaukee, WI Style: Pilsner ABV: 5.1% Being that my 2 year old daughter is allergic to wheat, I decided that it would be safest to no longer drink beer in the house. In theory, I could drink beer but I would have to do it after she goes to bed…

Need A Break From Eggs For Breakfast? Try Gluten-free Avocado Toast 

Avocados are a good source of vitamins (B&C) and monosturated fats. They’re high in calories but they’re full of fiber and they’re filling.  How to make avocado toast Cut avocado in half Toast bread (gluten-free) Make shallow cuts in avocado so it looks like an ice cube tray Use a table spoon to scoop out…

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Enchilada Caserole 

One of our favorite meals is enchiladas. When we discovered my daughter’s dairy and wheat allergies we initially thought our enchilada days were over. After a few years of experimenting with different foods, we thought we would give enchiladas a try again.  Enchiladas are customarily made with flour tortillas so we tried gluten-free tortillas at…

Where Was My Dad On Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day was this past weekend and I had a great day with my mom and my kids. We went over to her house to hang out with her while my wife did some shopping. For once, my wife wasn’t draped in toddlers and negotiating with our two year to get back into a shopping…

Gluten Free Onion Rings

Thanks to another awesome Minimalist Baker Recipe, the family and I enjoyed some Gluten Free and Dairy Free Onion rings for dinner. Gluten Free Onion Rings Recipe – Minimalist Baker I followed most of the recipe, but toned it down on some of the spices. I have small children and I wanted to make sure they would like…

Stuck Between A Diaper And A Hard Place

      Shortly after my son was out of the newborn stage we decided to cloth diaper him. My wife did extensive research, none which I can take any credit for. She became an expert on the subject and we even saw a demonstration at a baby expo in NYC. I was unsure at…