I Crashed The Web

Melissa Koski Carney (known as @koskim on social media) is an Ohio transplant from New York. A 30-something mom of three, she recently moved with her family from their downtown apartment to a nearly 100-year-old home in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She works full-time as a marketing communications professional. When she’s not working, blogging, or chasing after her three kids (all ages 5 and under), she enjoys running, baking and reading; as well as hanging out with the other women she has met through her Ladies Craft Beer Society. She blogs regularly at I Crashed The Web.

Chocolate Chip Crunch Cookies for Anytime

This is one of my favorites. It’s a simple chocolate chip cookie recipe, but doctored up with M&M's  plus some add-ons for extra crunch — Rice Krispies cereal and pretzels. They’re great f... Read more

Thanksgiving Activity/Decoration: Candy Turkeys

Got a lot of leftover Halloween candy? Trying to get in the mood for Thanksgiving? I have the perfect kid-friendly activity for you! This delicious craft/activity/treat requires just a few ingredients... Read more

My Family Summer Bucket List

The start of summer is finally here and I couldn’t be more ready for this season to begin. This winter felt especially long, and even though I work fulltime, there’s just something about summer th... Read more

Recipe for Nursing Moms: Energy Bites

As a nursing mom, I know the importance of fueling my body properly, especially as I am feeding my 6-month-old. This is a recipe for one of my favorite snacks -- energy bites. These energy bites have ... Read more

Finding Time to Read, as a Parent

I have always loved to read. My dresser has always had a pile of books on it, ready to be devoured. My library wish list is always full of books I want to read. But then, after having kids, I found my... Read more

5 Must-Haves for the New Runner

So you’ve decided to start or get back into running. Good for you! Yes, it’s hard as a busy parent, but now’s the fun part – the shopping! While running may seem like an affordable sport ... Read more

Homemade Nut-Free Snacks 

Now that our oldest is in kindergarten, we’ve had to up our snack game. Gone are the days of just eating what we want at home, and/or relying on school to provide all the food (we were so spoiled in... Read more

A Busy Parent’s Guide to Start a Running Routine

“I walk a LOT, but have always wanted to get started running. I just don’t know how.” “I got really in shape with my Peloton this winter, but can’t run a mile to save my life. How is that... Read more

One-Tank Family Road Trip: Millersburg, Ohio

We recently got back from a family vacation -- the first in several months (#thankscovid) -- to Millersburg, Ohio. If you’re seeking a fun place to take your kids that’s easy to get to, I suggest ... Read more

Continuing a Running Routine While Pregnant

I recently completed a 365-day running streak, where I ran every single day for an entire year. I started it April 2020 during the pandemic, and I'm now at 400+ days and 33 weeks pregnant, which means... Read more

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