December 22, 2010

Rantings of a Mom

So I was at the store the other day- and as kids were fighting getting back into the car, and I’m loading groceries, I close the […]
December 17, 2010

Our Family Christmas letter

Thought I would share our family Christmas letter with my blog readers 🙂 Mason’s 2010 Oh what a year it’s been, We’ve enjoyed spending time with […]
December 15, 2010

Contest for the coolest Christmas Gift idea!!

ok, with only 10 days left until Christmas I am holding a Christmas gift idea contest!! Have a cute gift idea or two? take a picture […]
December 15, 2010

Christmas Shopping Spree

Years ago, when I used to live in Tooele, UT the town did this really neat event around Christmas time. About the first part of November […]
December 14, 2010

New year, FREE Tupperware!

I’m so excited for the deals in January I have to share them! Tupperware is putting any host that books a party today for any day […]
December 10, 2010

Queen’s Hash

ok here’s the story on this recipe.  I learned it from the son of a man that used to be the train chef for the royal […]
December 10, 2010

Chicken Croissant Sandwich

Using some bottled chicken to make a chicken sandwich- The bottled chicken doesn’t LOOK appetising, but it’s really moist and good!  Bottling chicken is a great […]
December 10, 2010

Homemade Turkey Soup

Whenever we have a turkey I make soup with the leftovers.  It’s an easy way to use everything and waste less! Plus even though it is […]
December 9, 2010

CSN stores

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a CSN stores review/giveaway on here! So it’s time to do one! For something fun, here’s my CSN stores preview poem: If […]
December 5, 2010

Baked Trout

We got some trout from my brother- the fishing king.  Since we want to start having fish more often (yet I have little to no experience […]
December 2, 2010

Help those who help you!

This post is submitted by a guest poster and my good friend Allison. Can you help us help others? Mamaroneck EMS is in the running to […]
December 1, 2010

On the First day of Christmas…..

So our 12 days of Christmas Giveaways starts today!! Be sure to go check out all the upcoming giveaways and enter! If you have any […]
November 29, 2010

Quiche Lorraine

This is a Christmas tradition in my family.  On Christmas morning mom always made some quiche Lorraine.  I experimented with my new empanada makers from Tupperware- […]
November 24, 2010

Ham Fried Rice

This is a very easy dish to throw together for a filling Chinese food night. Adjust this recipe according to your family size, we have 6 […]
November 22, 2010

Keep an eye on us!

After my craft show  last weekend I have lots of things to post!  Here’s a sneak peek: (all of this stuff is original poems I made […]
November 17, 2010

Giveaway, El Monterey Dinner

This dinner was very different from the other El Monterey dinners we tried.  It was a Mexican pasta dish.  So if you like Mexican and Italian, […]
November 17, 2010

Emergency kits

Years ago I made a 72 hour kit that fit in a half gallon milk carton (remember when they used to make those?)  There is a […]
November 12, 2010


Ok, life’s been crazy so I’m just now getting to picking the winners for  the chicken enchilada’s! And the winners are….. Kelli Laura Katychick Wendy Tosha […]
November 11, 2010

Veteran’s Day

Today I am very grateful for our soldiers- past and present. It is such a honorable life to defend and serve our great country! This includes […]
November 8, 2010

I believe- part 2

Almost 2 years after Wendy’s accident, on July 28th of 2009 her husband, my brother, Jason was also killed in a car accident.  This second tragedy hit our […]
November 8, 2010

I believe- part 1

In November of 2007 my sweet sister in law Wendy was killed by a diesel truck.  Aside from the typical trauma and emotions of a death […]
November 7, 2010


“Some of us are more capable than others, but none of us are more capable than all of us.” Have you ever heard or seen the […]
November 5, 2010

New Articles being posted sill

Although the new website is up and running, we are still uploading new articles!  Be sure to check out the site at There are giveaways […]
November 3, 2010

And the Winner is…

Congrats to Dana V!! She won the CSN Stores $35 giveaway! Thanks everyone for entering, and remember there is a $20 CSN Stores giveaway on our […]