Recent Recipes:

Low Carb Coconut Granola Bars

Delicious coconut maple low carb granola bars are perfect for an on-the-go gluten-free, sugar-free breakfast or snack. Throw one in your lunch bag for a keto-friendly, vegan afternoon snack! One of my favorite ways to make a gluten-free, low carb granola bar is with...

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Easy Keto Strawberry Jam

Quick and easy keto strawberry jam is bursting with flavor! Sugar-free jam is perfect on your favorite low carb bread or in any recipe that calls for jam. Thickened with ground chia seeds, it's kid-approved, smooth, and delicious! It's March and for me, that means I'm...

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Low Carb Chicken Mushroom Soup

Healthy low carb chicken mushroom soup is the perfect comforting soup for the winter cold and flu season or anytime! High in protein and a tasty gluten-free, low carb twist on an old favorite. This winter so far has been a tough one. It seems like everyone lately has...

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Recent Travel:

California National Parks Bucket List

Preview: A California National Parks Bucket List for families. Join guest writers as we travel around the state of California to national and state parks! This year my daughter is in the fourth grade, and eligible for the Every Kid in a Park pass. What this means is...

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Visit the Corning Museum of Glass with kids

Preview: How to and why you should visit the Corning Museum of Glass with kids. Corning, New York is in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State and the Museum of Glass is a must-visit. Kids love to create, to make art, and figure out how things...

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Owego New York: Top Things To Do

Preview: I truly fell in love with the beautiful and historic Tioga County, New York. In this article, you’ll find my favorite things to do in Owego New York. What are the top places that come to mind when you say, New York? Of course, there’s New York...

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Recent Books:

Summer What To Read Next

What books do you read during the summer? I usually go through books so fast it seems I’m always on the lookout for what to read next. So here's to my summer what to read next edition. This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small...

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What To Read Next For History Fans

When I created the title for this post I struggled with a term to pull these books altogether. Historical fiction? No. A Year in Provence is based on experience and considered non-fiction, even though it reads like fiction. Also, a couple of them are more...

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Best of 2017: My Favorite Things

 This week I reflected back on 2017 and took the time to indulge in thinking about my favorite things from the year. It’s been a great year, and I’ve been super-involved in my kids’ lives, but sometimes it’s good to think about yourself too. While it may...

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Operation U.S. Parks:

California National Parks Bucket List

Preview: A California National Parks Bucket List for families. Join guest writers as we travel around the state of California to national and state parks! This year my daughter is in the fourth grade, and eligible for the Every Kid in a Park pass. What this means is...

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Epic Things to do at Niagara Falls with Kids

Did you know if you go to Niagara Falls with kids you’ll experience 3,160 tons of water flowing over Niagara Falls every second? Amazingly enough, the power of Niagara Falls is capable of producing over 4 million kilowatts of electricity. Situated between...

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How to get a FREE US National Parks pass

There’s something magical about being a kid in a national park. Everything is new and wondrous and makes an imprint in your mind that will last a lifetime. Did you know that every single fourth grader in the United States can get a FREE Every Kid in a Park...

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Explorer Momma square headshotHi, I’m Lauren from ExplorerMomma.com!

I’m Mom to a fun-loving 9-year-old girl and a dinosaur and squid obsessed 5-year-old boy. As a former French teacher and Peace Corps volunteer, I love to read, cook, and learn about other cultures – foods, languages, history, people. I get so excited to share the traditions of different places with my kids and travel whenever possible. I’m also a bit obsessed with real foods, cutting out sugar, and low carb eating.

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