Recent Recipes:

Cheesy Low Carb Keto Zucchini Lasagna

Steaming, gooey, comforting lasagna. Cheesy low carb keto zucchini lasagna is sure to tempt even the pickiest low carb eater with Italian sausage, mushrooms, spinach, and all that amazing cheese! You can even leave out the sausage for a vegetarian option! Oh, how I...

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Keto Jambalaya

Protein-packed keto jambalaya is the perfect one-pot low carb meal to spice up your family dinner. Shrimp, andouille sausage, and chicken with veggies, Creole spices, and gluten-free cauliflower rice. Mmmmm! Do you sometimes just crave something different? Maybe one...

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Keto Shakes Orange Creamsicle

Dreamy orange creamsicle in a low carb breakfast. Keto shakes with protein and MCT oil are perfect for an easy on-the-go meal to fill you up and keep on a keto diet. Do you remember the orange creamsicle of your childhood? I didn't have one often, but I definitely...

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Recent Travel:

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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Epic Colorado Family Vacations

What’s your family tourist destination this summer? Can I suggest several Colorado family vacations? I’m a little biased, but I really think Colorado is the perfect state for family vacations. If you’re a nature person or not, kids THRIVE when they’re outside and near...

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Recent Books:

My Cozy Christmas Books: A List

This page contains affiliate links. Cozy Christmas booksThere’s not a lot I like more than a good book at Christmas. Ideally, I have a big fluffy chair between the window to watch the snow fall and the burning logs of the fireplace. On the small table near...

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Spring Book List: What I’m Reading

This page contains affiliate links. Spring Book List: What I’m Reading The family leaves the country in a few days, and I'm in complete list-making, near panic mode. This, and the kids being home all the time made me a little behind this week. So, this...

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St. Patrick’s Day: A few of my favorite Irish things

This post contains affiliate links. St. Patrick's Day It's March so what do I think of? Ireland, green, March 17, St. Patrick's Day! Ireland. Such a powerful word filled with imagery, music, and memories. I love to travel, and Ireland is one of my favorite places in...

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Operation U.S. Parks:

Secrets of Rocky Mountain National Park in Winter

Oh, how I love Rocky Mountain National Park!  RMNP is one of my favorite places to go with kids, by myself, or with friends and family.  There’s a power in the immensity and beauty of the mountains, the trees, the wildlife, and being out in nature.  With this in mind,...

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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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