Improving Our Family Menu

School Fundraiser Solutions: Homemade Chocolate Truffles

As the new school year approaches, fundraising season is going to kick into full swing. If your child's school is hosting bake sales and you want to offer something truly unique that's sure to bring in money, you should consider making homemade chocolate truffles. If your first thought is that those are far too complicated, you may be surprised. In fact, gourmet treats like these are much easier to make than you might think. Read More 

Three Ways to Recycle K-Cups Rather Than Throwing Them Out

K-cups are often considered to be extremely convenient but also wasteful. After a single drink, a k-cup is usually just thrown away. But they don't have to be. There are ways that you can recycle k-cups in your home so that you can enjoy your freshly brewed coffee and tea without having to worry about the environment. Conventional Recycling Methods Conventional recycling methods work with k-cups just as with any other type of plastic. Read More 

Troubleshooting Commercial Range Issues

The fast pace of a commercial kitchen in the middle of a service can be challenging, especially when something isn't going as expected. If you're struggling with your range top, you may not have time to wait for the technician to arrive. If you've got plates to get out to the floor, you should do some troubleshooting yourself. Here are a few tips to help. Does The Burner Have Gas? Read More 

3 Tips For Protecting Your Restaurant’s Septic System

Upkeep is always important when it comes to septic systems, and it can be particularly important in a restaurant setting, where there might be a lot of grease and oil going through the system. Luckily, following a few tips can help you protect your restaurant's septic system so that it can last as long as possible with minimal damage. 1. Have it Inspected Regularly  Having your septic system inspected on a regular basis, such as once a year or as recommended by the person who comes in and looks at your septic system, can help you catch potential problems before they become too serious. Read More 

What Choices Do I Have When Picking A Water Softener?

If you have already decided that you need a water softener, there are still a few more decisions to make to choose the right one. Here are some of the important decisions to make before setting up your water softening system.  Magnetic vs. Chemical Softeners The first thing to decide is whether you want to look into the magnetic water softeners or their chemical counterparts. Most water softeners are salt-based, chemical softeners. Read More 

About Me

Improving Our Family Menu

After eating poorly for years and years, I realized that my kids were suffering the consequences of poor eating habits. They were starting to gain more and more weight, and they were less and less motivated to move around. I wanted to teach them to live a long, happy, and healthy life, which is why I decided to switch up our family menu. I started focusing on providing them with fresh fruits and veggies, and slowly they developed a liking for more nutritious food. This blog is for any parent out there looking for a way to make their home eating habits healthier.