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I’m Katrina, the fiery, sarcastic redhead behind The Northeast Ginger.

I hate how fake social media has made us as a society, and it drives me insane that most bloggers only put their best self in public view. I’m here to change that.

My style of writing is authentic AF because quite simply, it’s not my job to sugar coat shit for you; I’m not Willy Wonka.

Yes, my content has swears in it (oh, the horror!!!) but that’s the real me. And the good news is that if it’s not your thing, there’s a million other blogs to choose from.

You still with me? Awesome. So let’s jump right in to the introduction part.

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Our Montessori-Inspired Play space: 12 months+

We firmly believe that less is more when it comes to toys. Now, let’s get one thing straight: I’m not an expert by any means. But I do try to read as much as possible because I want to do the best I can for my child. This article touches a bit on our philosophy, and helps […]

Murder She Read: March Book Discussion

Welcome to Day 999 of the COVID-19 Quarantine. OK so that’s a bit dramatic, but when you’re stuck at home day after day, it all blurs together amiright? All jokes aside, staying home is extra important RN to protect the health and safety of everyone out there, so just do your damn part and #stayhome. […]

9 Easy ways to transition to a healthier, non-toxic home: kitchen edition

Let’s face facts: with the current state-mandated COVID-19 precautions under way, shit is getting pretty scary. And if you’re anything like me, you’re curled up in a big ball of anxiety, wondering how to move forward with your life. I don’t have the answer for that. But what I can tell you is that it’s […]

RECIPE: Mediterranean Chicken Thighs with a Creamy Dill Sauce

Here’s all the intro you need: this recipe BANGS. Serve it with rice pilaf, roasted baby potatoes or an arugula salad. If you want to get fancy, grab some pita bread and make a sammie. MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN THIGHS WITH A CREAMY DILL SAUCE Serves 2-3 people Ingredients: For the Chicken: -1 package of boneless, skinless […]

RECIPE: Jamaican Jerk Meatballs with a Creamy Salsa Verde Sauce

If you’re anything like me, then you’re definitely tired of the same old same old for dinner; I get bored very easily. I wanted to create a dinner recipe that would be somewhat unique, super flavorful and would leave me with easy-to-reheat leftovers. Skewers are perfect for leftovers, easy to cook and fairly quick prep. […]

Murder She Read: February Book Discussion

OK, can 2020 slow down already? Like damn! Time is flying. For those of you who have been following along since Day 1, we’ve now completed our second book of the year! Go us! Are you proud? Cus like, you should be. And for those of you who are like, “huh? WTF is going on?” […]

TODDLER RECIPE: Grain-Free Sweet Potato Chicken Nuggets with Yogurt-Feta Sauce

Talk about a well-rounded meal. This recipe will not only provide the nutrients your growing toddler needs (healthy carbs and fats, protein and dairy), but it’s also super delicious and easy as heck to make. Did I mention it’s grain free? You can whip up a big batch of these ahead of time, pop them […]

RECIPE: Sesame-Garlic Meatballs with a Sweet + Spicy Korean BBQ Glaze

Get you a man who can cook. No, but seriously, having a chef for a husband is freakin amazing. Why? Oh you know…I casually mentioned that I wanted to have some kind of Korean BBQ sauce to go with this meal, and HE WHIPPED THIS UP FROM SCRATCH. Keep in mind: he literally winged it. […]

DIY: Wine Tasting Date Night

I don’t know anything about wine, and neither does my husband, so clearly, we’re a match. So I thought it would be fun to create a little wine tasting with meat and cheese pairings, and we could laugh about how stupid we are when it comes to describing wine. I created little wine tasting cards […]

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