Sweet T’s Big Girl Bed

Sweet T's Sweet Shop room is still a work in progress so we're not quite ready for a full room reveal. Still,  Sweet T wants the world to know about her new NovosBed Classic. Can you tell she's jazzed about it? And she sleeps likes a log in it too! When Sweet T transitioned to a toddler bed, she continued to use her crib … [Read More...]

Southwest Chicken Mashed Potatoes

You know how your first day back home from vacation is? The avalanche of laundry and hollow refrigerator that greet you upon your arrival make you wonder if it was even worth it. You know it was, but the family is hungry and you'll be darned if you eat at a drive through again after all that time on the road. A trip to Target wouldn't be a bad idea … [Read More...]

Gluten Free Meal Plan: Week 1

This Gluten Free Dairy Free Weekly Meal Plan will feed a family of 2 adults and 2 children for $100. No couponing required! You'll also get to use your slow cooker several times to make things easier.   During the moving process we've slipped into survival mode and have spend way too much time at the drive-through. It's taken a toll … [Read More...]

Pomegranate Pumpkin Bread

This Pomegranate Pumpkin Bread blends seasonal flavors for a unique treat. Don't be intimidated by the pomegranate. If you shy away from pomegranate due to the sheer amount of work involved in getting those juicy little seeds out, don't despair. Check out this YouTube video on how to seed a pomegranate and you'll have your seeds ready to go in two … [Read More...]

Cultivate an attitude of gratitude with this Thanksgiving tree craft. A gratitude tree!

Gratitude Tree with Free Leaf Printable

Gratitude trees abound on Pinterest right now and this Thanksgiving tree craft comes in all shapes and sizes. I haven't seen a gratitude tree yet with a leaf printable though so I thought I'd make it easier on myself and any readers who want to make one. What is a gratitude tree? It's a great way to teach kids to be thankful (and adults too!) … [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

It doesn't get much easier than these Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings. Hubs is usually not a fan of whatever comes out of the slow cooker, but these got his attention. Print Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings Author: Jenn Prep time:  2 mins Cook time:  6 hours Total time:  6 hours 2 mins … [Read More...]

Looking for gratitude activities? This family gratitude activity is perfect for Thanksgiving or any time of year. It's more than just a Thanksgiving craft. Free printable included.

Family Gratitude Activities with Free Printable

Gratitude Activities We all know we should practice gratitude year-round, but November seems to be the month most of us actually make a conscious effort to be thankful. Facebook feeds fill with gratitude activities and Pinners are busy creating gratitude trees.   As a parent I'm constantly looking for ways to show my children how to … [Read More...]

diy thanksgiving place cards with leftover halloween candy

Wondering what to do with leftover Halloween Candy?

Wondering what to do with leftover Halloween candy? Turn it into Thanksgiving place cards! With Christmas starting in October these days, Thanksgiving seems to be more and more overlooked every year. Any chance it might have as our major fall holiday is crushed by the commercialism of Christmas and Halloween. Thanksgiving is probably my favorite … [Read More...]