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  • Watch the Little Bites book trailer!

    The brand new trailer for Little Bites: 100 Healthy, Kid-Friendly Snacks is all done and we love how it turned out! We can’t wait for the book to come out (July 14th) and to start trying out all these fun snacks! “Toss the Goldfish! Here are the easy, tasty, healthy snacks your kids will crave. … Continue reading

  • IACP Awards!

    Late last week, the 2015 IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) Award nominations came out. Our very own At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen by Amy Chaplin was nominated in both the KitchenAid Julia Child First Book category and the Health & Special Diet category. Congratulations Amy! We were also very pleased to see … Continue reading

  • Mama Gone Geek on NPR’s Science Friday!

    Happy 2015! We’ve already had a great start to the year as our very own Lynn Brunelle, author of Mama Gone Geek was invited to be on NPR’s Science Friday! As NPR describes, “For science-savvy moms and geek dads, scientific experimentation isn’t a once-a-year-during-the-science-fair endeavor. It’s something to do with the kids all year round, … Continue reading

  • The Joy of Discovery : an interview with Lynn Brunelle

    Roost Books: Your new book chronicles how you, a self-proclaimed geek mom, get through the challenges of parenting by turning to the logic of science. What do you hope parents take away from your stories? Lynn Brunelle: That we’re all doing our best and things come up. Parenting is a great challenge. Laugh if you … Continue reading

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Vanilla Chia Pudding
At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen recipe
When chia seeds are added to liquid, they “bloom” and thicken the liquid, resulting in a tapioca-like consistency. When the chosen liquid is a luscious vanilla cashew milk sweetened with plump Medjool dates and enriched with coconut butter, like it is in this recipe, it makes for a delightful sweet treat that is loved by just about everyone. This pudding comes together in a flash without turning on the stove. Read More...
Neon Photo Postcards
Neon Photo Postcards
We enjoy digging through old photos at home and finding unusual vintage postcards at flea markets. We also love screen printing, but not the work and cost that come with setting up a small print job. These postcards mimic the look with some basic office labels, tape, and a little inspiration from one of Erin’s favorite artists, John Baldessari. Read More...
Tea Towel Picnic Blanket
Tea Towel Picnic Blanket
We keep a special blanket in the trunk of our car for impromptu picnics, when and wherever we feel like it. Vintage tea towels lend their colorful graphics, design elements, and conversation starters to our one-of-a-kind picnic blanket. Simple construction combined with sturdy fabrics intended for dining and cleanup creates a functional and decorative showstopper of a blanket you will use again and again.
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Mud Pie Tea Party
Mud Pie Tea Party
Glorious mud! It’s the essential fine-dining ingredient in a mud-pie kitchen. Hosting an afternoon tea party in your garden offers lots of opportunity for sensory play, teamwork, language development, reading, writing, counting, and wonderful imaginary play.
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Lighted Cardboard Dollhouse
Lighted Cardboard Dollhouse
Children love to fashion little houses out of cardboard, decorating them with fanciful papers and drawings and adding a string of lights for an extra dose of magic on winter evenings. Read More...