Spring Carrot Cupcakes

Spring Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting: Dairy, Egg & Nut-Free.Vegan. | www.speedbumpkitchen.com

For about one day last week, I saw the most amazing thing: Lawn.

This year, we’re 3rd in the nation for snowfall, clocking in at 108 inches so far. The number of snow days for kids…well, let’s just say I heard actual whoops of joy from parents dropping their kids off at school one morning after a particularly brutal stretch of snow days.

The calendar says it’s spring now, so despite all the white evidence to the contrary, I’m just going will it so: It’s Spring. Read More

Mickey Ice Cream Sandwiches

Mickey Ice Cream Sandwiches

Mickey Ice Cream Sandwiches…the kids are going to die when they get home from school today. I’m kinda goofy-giddy to serve them up as an after-school snack.  We just got back from a trip to Disney, with all sorts of new fun and finds with the opening of Fantasyland. Like any trip, traveling with foodRead More

Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

You know what I love?  I love the incredible capacity children have for sugar. It’s one of the great tragedies of life–once we’re old enough to eat as much candy as we want, we don’t want to eat it anymore.  I still love watching kids eat it though! I created this recipe for Jack’s kindergartenRead More

Homemade Egg Free Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

Homemade Egg Free Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

Yes, I know. It’s almost Thanksgiving. What on earth am I doing, in this fall season of pumpkins and apples, fiddling around making pasta?  Yes, that ADHD thing is probably part of it…but hubby and I Turned Old this month. Rather than risk an unmanaged midlife crisis facing down the big 4-0, my engineer husbandRead More

X-Wing Fighter Cake, With Minions.

X-Wing Fighter Cake, With Minions.

 This year when I asked Jack what he wanted for his 6 year birthday cake, he gave a pretty reasonable answer: “X-Wing Fighter Cake”.  I was fully prepared for this, as he’s been smitten with Star Wars Legos for the past 18 months. It was the second part, under his breath as he was walkingRead More

Camper Cookies

Camper Cookies

One of my favorite parts of life as an American, is the freedom for everyone to dream, set goals, work towards those goals and enjoy accomplishments. I guess you could say I’m a huge fan of the natural right to “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness”. I’ve seen enough of the world to knowRead More

Choosing the Perfect Dairy Free Milk Substitute

Choosing the Perfect Dairy Free Milk Substitute

So how do you choose the perfect dairy free milk substitute for your allergic child?  There are a few factors to weigh, but in the end, it’s all good because we have so many great options these days.  I’ll try to simplify this for the overwhelmed, which is why I won’t talk about the expensiveRead More