Beauty Bites: Capsule Makeup Bag for Busy Mamas

With the minimalist capsule wardrobe being such a thing right now, I thought it would be fun to take this trend to the makeup bag as well.  As a new-ish mom (when do you stop saying new mom?  1 month?  1 year? I don’t know) and also an expectant mom, and new business owner, I… [Continue Reading]

Capsule Makeup Bag for Busy Mamas from Victoria's Bites of Life Blog

Rigatoni Bolognese

I can’t believe it has taken me this long to post one of our Sunday dinner favorites.  When Everett and I first moved in together about 4.5 years ago, we went on a lunch date to Max Amore in Glastonbury, Connecticut.  When we go out I typically order something that I have not made at home… [Continue Reading]

Rigatoni Bolognese from Victoria's Bites of Life

Kids’ Bites: Zucchini Tots

Remember when we talked last week about toddlers and the dreaded v-word?  Rhymes with “wedgies?”  Yeaaaaa, so it really is a losing battle.  Until THIS RECIPE by Damn Delicious!  My son woofed down these Zucchini Tots one right after the next at lunch today. I definitely have some kinks I need to work out, but… [Continue Reading]

Kids Bites Zucchini Tots by Damn Delicious (recreated by Victoria's Bites of Life)

Curriculum Corner: Tape Resist Painting Pirate Flags

We wrapped up our second week of our Pirate Week curriculum with these tape resist painting pirate flags!  This is a really neat concept for a wide range of age groups…the painters’ tape is placed in whatever pattern you want (in this case we did each child’s initial and a crossbones design.)  We practiced early… [Continue Reading]

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Curriculum Corner: Pirate Map {Step 2 – Decorating}

I recently shared the first step of our Pirate Treasure Maps {clink for that link}.  They are finished!  We jazzed them up with these awesome pirate-themed stickers from Amazon .   How fun are these?  Pirate ships, gold coins, gems, treasure chests, islands, palm trees – they are perfect!  Depending on your comfort level and set… [Continue Reading]

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Kids’ Bites: Peanut Butter & Strawberry Sushi Rolls

We are on a roll (a, ahem, SUSHI roll) this week with new fun lunches! see what I did there????? Today’s Lunch du Jour was a cool twist on peanut butter & jelly – no crust removal or soggy bread required.  No cook, quick prep, lots of flavor, fresh fruit, protein and fiber.  If you have… [Continue Reading]

Kids' Bites Peanut Butter & Strawberry Sushi Rolls from Victoria's Bites of Life

Kids’ Bites: Mini Ham & Cheese Egg Muffins

We are having so much fun experimenting with some new healthy (and fun!) kids’ recipes in my home daycare.  Even my pickiest eaters and trying so many new things.  Since we have all been together awhile now, I thought it would be a good time to up the ante and start getting in some –… [Continue Reading]

Kids' Bites Mini Ham & Cheese Egg Muffins from Victoria's Bites of Life

Kids’ Bites: DIY Lunchables (& our favorite kid plate)

Is it wrong if I said I am more than ready for blankets of snow?  We are on day whatever of this heat and humidity in Connecticut and turning on the oven or stove, even in the air conditioner, is just not an option. For lunch today, we had these DIY Lunchables.  Remember those school… [Continue Reading]

Kids' Bites DIY Lunchables from Victoria's Bites of Life

Curriculum Corner: Paper Plate Pirates

We had so much fun making these paper plate pirates.  The best part is that all the materials were items I already had in my craft stash. Although this project would work best with a focus on the finished product, glue + toddlers can have an array of outcomes which makes it even more fun!… [Continue Reading]

Curriculum Corner: Paper Plate Pirates from Victoria's Bites of Life

PINCHme Sample Box Review

  With today’s text messaging and email, doesn’t it excite you to receive a little something something via good ole’ fashioned snail mail?  An actual physical letter, card, or a box with your name on it?  Even better, would it excite you to receive a box of free goodies picked specifically for your lifestyle and… [Continue Reading]

PINCHme Sample Box Review from Victoria's Bites of Life

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Beauty Bites: Capsule Makeup Bag for Busy Mamas

With the minimalist capsule wardrobe being such a thing right now, I thought it would be fun to take this trend to the makeup bag as well.  As a new-ish mom (when do you stop saying new mom?  1 month?  1 year? I don’t know) and also an expectant mom, and new business owner, I [Read On]

Rigatoni Bolognese

I can’t believe it has taken me this long to post one of our Sunday dinner favorites.  When Everett and I first moved in together about 4.5 years ago, we went on a lunch date to Max Amore in Glastonbury, Connecticut.  When we go out I typically order something that I have not made at home [Read On]

Kids’ Bites: Zucchini Tots

Remember when we talked last week about toddlers and the dreaded v-word?  Rhymes with “wedgies?”  Yeaaaaa, so it really is a losing battle.  Until THIS RECIPE by Damn Delicious!  My son woofed down these Zucchini Tots one right after the next at lunch today. I definitely have some kinks I need to work out, but [Read On]

Curriculum Corner: Tape Resist Painting Pirate Flags

We wrapped up our second week of our Pirate Week curriculum with these tape resist painting pirate flags!  This is a really neat concept for a wide range of age groups…the painters’ tape is placed in whatever pattern you want (in this case we did each child’s initial and a crossbones design.)  We practiced early [Read On]

Curriculum Corner: Pirate Map {Step 2 – Decorating}

I recently shared the first step of our Pirate Treasure Maps {clink for that link}.  They are finished!  We jazzed them up with these awesome pirate-themed stickers from Amazon .   How fun are these?  Pirate ships, gold coins, gems, treasure chests, islands, palm trees – they are perfect!  Depending on your comfort level and set [Read On]

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