Baked Tuna Cheese Sandwiches

Baked Tuna Cheese Sandwiches I found this recipe about a year ago from one of my Mom’s friends growing up. This has quickly become one of our family’s favorite dinners. My kids are not tuna people, at all. I was surprised how much they enjoyed it the first time we […]

Black Bean Burgers 4

Black Bean Burgers Our family has been adding meat free recipes into our diet for several years now. Not only does it help with the budget, but it is healthier. Plus, 2 of my kids have Alport Syndrome, so their kidneys have a harder time filtering out animal proteins. This […]

Why My Family Stopped Eating Margarine 2

I remember years and years ago, all the way back when Abby was about 18 months old. We were back in the Doctor’s office, again. This time she had green urine. I remember the Nurse joking that Abby was just trying to be festive. It was St. Patrick’s Day that […]

Ultimate 7 Layer Dip

Ultimate 7 Layer Dip With our friends and family, this is known as Kevin’s Seven Layer Dip. He gets requests for him to make this all the time. Lately, he has been doubling the recipe, and even then it is all eaten by the end of the night. If you […]

How to Keep Toddlers out of the Christmas Tree 1

How to Keep Toddlers out of the Christmas Tree Christmas is such a fun time for me. The tree has always had a certain magic about it when all the other lights are off and the tree is glowing and lighting up the room. Every year after we decorate the […]

Snickers Pie 5

  Snicker’s Pie I found this recipe years ago and it is one of my family’s favorites. We have it every Thanksgiving and Christmas. I found the original recipe here. The recipe calls for 3 Full sized candy bars but if you like more on top, you can get 4. […]

Board Game Buying Guide 8

Board Game Buying Guide This Post Contains Affiliate Links. (Please note that I will provide affiliate links if you desire to purchase these games. All the games listed are ones we purchased ourselves, rented from the Library, or played with other people) I have a passion and pretty much an […]

Preschool Theme: Feelings

  At Preschool we celebrated Friendship Week. I felt that it was also fitting that we learned about Feelings at the same time. We all got to look at our faces in the mirror as we talked about some of the feelings we experience.   It is okay to feel […]

Transportation Week: Sink or Float

Transportation Week: Sink or Float We had Transportation Week at Preschool recently. We made Cardboard Cars, Painted with Trains and Car Wheels, and Color Matched the colors of the Stop Light. As a way to incorporate science, we had a Sink or Float Experiment. I thought for sure all the […]

Fall Bucket List

Fall Bucket List For the first time this year, we tried out a Summer Bucket List. I wasn’t sure if it would overwhelm me and make me feel pressured to get all of it finished. Instead, it ended up encouraging me to get to most the things I’ve been wanting […]

Enjoy Every Moment… what a load of crap! 2

A few months back, my friend and I were talking about some of the bad advice that is given to new mothers. She mentioned that one of the ones she hated the most is when people tell her to enjoy every moment. I had to agree with her. I would […]

How to Can Pineapple 1

Canning Pineapple This Post contains Affiliate Links Let me introduce you to the best tasting, most tender, golden, home canned Pineapple there is. Don’t fret, it’s the easiest thing to can and is immensely worth it! After canning Peaches, Pears, and Applesauce and realizing how much tastier they are than […]