Category: Food

Halloween Candy Do’s and Dont’s

Candy corn, Jolly Ranchers, Kit Kats, Skittles. Enough about what I had for breakfast, lets talk about Halloween candy. Being that I’m not the “healthiest” eater, I’m glad David Zinczenko, author of, Eat This Not That! For Kids! came out with a few Halloween candy guidelines. I have referenced his book before, and I like the way he breaks things… Read more →

Halloween Craft

There are 2 things I suck at: parallel parking and craft projects. I am artistically challenged. There is no denying it. I think being artsy is part of my brain that didn’t develop. I like to make holidays special and create fun traditions. Usually something that revolves around food. So….when a friend, and loyal www.ahotmama.com reader (hi Shannon!) told me about… Read more →

Little Lights Of Mine YouTube

I love sharing great mommy finds. I stumbled on a YouTube channel that I love. Ayesha Curry is a mom who makes fun videos with recipes and cool mommy finds. Her YouTube channel, Little Lights of Mine covers: *Tag Videos *Mommy Must Haves *Fitness Fridays *Vlogging (Family Trips) Ayesha has a 2 year old daughter so if you’re a new mom or have… Read more →

Four Seasons Westlake Village

I’m not a fan of traveling during the holidays.  With 2 active boys, any chance of spreading cheer and joy after a long flight would be Bahumbug at best.  To compromise, we like to do local getaways, Staycays, as they’re called. To get in the holiday spirit and indulge in a little luxury we ventured to the Four Seasons Westlake… Read more →

Santa Strawberries

  One of my fave parts of the holidays is holiday shopping baking. Mo and B love to help create and eat all kinds of goodies. This year, we saw some pics of Santa Strawberries online and decided to give it a try.   Only 3 ingredients needed: Strawberries Whipped Cream Mini Chocolate Chips Procedure: *Cut the stem off the… Read more →