About Me

The Slick Family

If we haven’t met yet, I’m Kristyn, the Cooking Instructor, History Teacher, Menu Planner, Nutrition Coach, and Blogger around Mealtime Memories. 

If we have met before, you’re a lucky soul.  Just kidding, but I am so glad you decided to see what I’m all about!

The Slick Family was established in 2007 when Brian and I were married. We enjoyed traveling for a few years and settling into our careers before deciding to start a family. We have have two kiddos and a dog who think he’s a third child.  We lead very full lives: figure skating, hockey, piano lessons, girl and boy scouts, active church members, and as much family time we can muster between all the things.

Ever since I was in 4th grade I have wanted to be a teacher. I received my Elementary Education degree at Lewis University and before even officially walking the graduation stage I had a 7th grade position teaching Language Arts and Social Studies.

My career path took a sharp turn, however, after I was diagnosed with anxiety and depression in my 7th year of teaching. For my own health and the wellness of my family I left my full time teaching position to stay home with my then 3.5 and 1 year old. After a year of regrouping, getting well, and focusing on me I rejoined the work force and decided to become a short-term consultant with Pampered Chef.  My cooking tool kit arrived within a few days and I quickly realized that my short-term decision was going to be long-term dedication to “Making Family Mealtime a Priority”!

I left Pampered Chef in the fall of 2021 to dedicate all my time and energy to Mealtime Memories: A Classroom Kitchen. No more safety nets for this girl!  I am so excited but also a bit nervous.  I am so glad you are on this journey with me and I can’t wait to show you what I have in store for you and your families.

So here I am today better than ever! Cooking and teaching and sharing all the food pictures (yes I am THAT person).  I want to give everyone the tools and confidence to achieve their wellness and cooking goals.

So there ya go! That’s me in a nutshell: family, teaching, and food are my passions. If you haven’t joined me over on Facebook, make sure you hop over there. You can also follow me on InstagramPinterest, and YouTube! I have lots more recipes and family fun activities at each place!