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As Julie Andrews sang in the Sound of Music, “these are a few of my favorite things”: Kitchen tools I can’t live without, lunch gear essentials, and recommended reads. Click on any item and it will deliver you to Amazon where you can “add to basket”. Happy shopping.

Kitchen Gear I Love

Cast Iron Skillet

Electric Kettle

Le Creuset Dutch Oven

Citrus Juicer

Wustoff Santoku

Mini Food Processor

Ekobo Bambo Kid Set

KitchenAid Mixer

Le Parfait Storage Jars

Ninja Blender


Prepworks Pop Molds

Silicon Baking Mat

Apple Slicer

Vitamix Blender

Best Lunch Box Goodies

Lunch Bots


SoYoung Insulated Lunch Box

Bentogo (best for littler appetites)

Kids Konserve Containers


Wax Paper Bags

Kleen Kanteen Water Bottle

Planet Box Lunch Box - Redo!

Lifefactory Water Bottle

Dressing/Snack Containers

Reusable Cutlery

Recommended Reads

Rise & Shine

Learning to Cook with Marion Cunningham


Best Lunch Box Ever

Fearless Feeding

Real Sweet

Yummy Supper

The Jungle Effect

Dinnertime Survival Guide

Family Meals

Food Rules


Disclosure: I get a tiny percentage from sales made through these links. This is income that helps underwrite the work that goes into running this blog. I am grateful for your support.