Messy House?

Messy House?

Got a messy house?  Clean it up… every week with this simple tip: Are you ready for the easiest way to get everyone on board with cleaning your house at least once a week? Invite Company Over! Inviting other families into your home for a visit every week will help to motivate you and your
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Quick Tip: Frozen Fruit

Quick Tip: Frozen Fruit

My little ones are always getting hurt, bumping their head, getting knocked over by the dog (or a sibling).  One of the most difficult injuries to watch involves the mouth.  There is no bandage you can apply, no ‘magic’ medicine, nothing you can really do… That is, until I realized, I had frozen fruit always
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Turning Trash into Treasure!

Turning Trash into Treasure!

All of my friends know that I am all-about pulling great finds out of the trash… this is one of them!  This toy is called the Fisher Price Learning Home and it retails for $89!  I received mine for FREE!  Take a look: The trouble with this toy was that it had a lot of
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Strawberry & Butter Pecan Cheese-Cake Balls!

Strawberry & Butter Pecan Cheese-Cake Balls!

Cake balls are a lot like those boxed chocolate treats, everything looks so good and delectable… but you never know what you are going to get!  Personally, I hate cake balls. Well, all the cake balls I tried before making my own.  The frosting center made them so sweet my teeth wanted to run away! 
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Quick Tip:  Lid & Straw Everyday Solutions

Quick Tip: Lid & Straw Everyday Solutions

This week’s quick tip came to me while searching though a kitchen full of dirty cups.  My little guy doesn’t use a sippy cup anymore, but I still like for him to have a cup with a lid in the morning when he is still feeling sleepy. This past week, I was searching the kitchen
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Two Minute Artichoke Sauce

Two Minute Artichoke Sauce

A few nights ago I was rapping up dinner when it was time to make a garlic butter sauce for our artichokes. I had already made the salad, toasted the garlic bread, and was tossing our alfredo pasta when I was staring at the remaining contents of the alfredo sauce jar. I hated tossing the
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Ch-Easy Potato Broccoli Soup

Ch-Easy Potato Broccoli Soup

The other night I made the easiest Potato Broccoli Soup out of the remnants my friend had in her pantry.  It was so good I had to share with you.  I hope you enjoy this cheesy potato broccoli soup during these cold winter days we all seem to be having. Directions: Peel 2.5 lbs (or
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Mexican Corn Chowder

Mexican Corn Chowder

A few years ago I found a great-looking recipe for Mexican corn chowder in one of my favorite cookbooks. The problems:  1) It took me forever to make on my own because it required me to cut all sorts of fresh ingredients – just so I could cook them down.  This made no sense to
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Be a Good Cookie in 2016! #Cookies4Kids #BeAGoodCookie

Be a Good Cookie in 2016! #Cookies4Kids #BeAGoodCookie

This year more than 13,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer.  That’s 13,000 children, families, and loved ones who will begin a battle they never imagined they would fight.  In 2007 Larry & Gretchen Witt were one of those families.  After their son, Liam, was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 2, they started
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Proper Oral Care for Infants & Toddlers

Proper Oral Care for Infants & Toddlers

All of my little ones, except for one, have Hay Wells Syndrome.  It is an ectodermal dysplasia that affects the hair, nails, skin, and teeth.  While we are fortunate to have few difficulties with skin disorders, we are not so lucky with teeth concerns.  Both of my boys had a very low enamel on their baby
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