6 Device-Free Activities to Keep Your Toddler Busy

As a disclaimer: I don’t have any children. This is another scenario like the triathlon post. I know very little of the day to day life of raising small children. However, I know many of you do have little ones and you’re looking for ways to keep those little people engaged and entertained, and I want to help. So I got advice from an expert.

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10 Things I’ve learned gutting a house

My husband and I are working on a house. A complete and utter overhaul of a 100 year old house. It’s amazing. It’s rewarding.  It’s dang frustrating. And we are only slightly behind schedule.

Our current stage of renovation is – you guessed it – the gut.

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A Glorious Mess: The Magical Peanut Sauce

Once upon a time, I gave you a recipe for Summer Rolls and Peanut Sauce

This peanut sauce is one of my favourite recipes. It never fails to impress, and it’s quick to throw together. 

It does make a wonderful dipping sauce, especially with other Thai inspired dishes, but one of my all time favourite ways to use it is in this meal. 

Brown rice, black beans, a tomato and avocado salad and chicken breast, with a generous helping of Peanut Sauce drizzled over the whole thing. It’s a big plate of deliciousness that is all fresh, bright flavours and spicy nuttiness. 

The tomato and avocado salad couldn’t be easier! Just chop your tomatoes and avocados, plus a generous amount of cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice. Mix it all together and voila! it’s amazing. 

Cooking the brown rice with chicken broth really brings a new level of flavour to the whole meal, too. Although, leaving the rice plain is fine as well if that’s what you prefer.
As for your chicken, I’ve had it breaded and baked, marinated and grilled, or simply just seasoned and broiled and it’s delicious whichever way you choose to do it. Feel free to experiment and discover which one you like the best!
This whole meal is so fresh and perfect for Summertime, especially if you grill your chicken. It’s fast and easy, and the whole family will love it! Just pile your plate with rice, beans, chicken,salad and sauce and gobble it up. 
You won’t be disappointed!