July 16, 2012

Strawberry Coconut Amaretto

I recently hosted a Pampered Chef party where we made these delicious Strawberry Amaretto.  The original recipe called for Almonds and Almond extract, but since we […]
July 13, 2012

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

OMG. Can I just say words do not express how awesome these are!!  So I LOVE the chocolate oranges that you can get only at Christmas […]
July 11, 2012

Peaches & Cream Cupcakes

Here is an experimental recipe I tried that turned out FANTASTIC!!!  Remember my experiment of using Jell-O in cake mix? Well I tried it again, this […]
July 10, 2012

Multi Cultural Cooking Network

I was lucky enough to be able to interview the president of Muti Cultural Cooking Network (MCCN), Crystal Johnson on our radio show.  You can listen […]
July 9, 2012

Farewell Exchange Students!

For the past 3 weeks we have had 4 exchange students living with us from Taiwan.  All 4 are teenage boys.  2 of them are 14, […]
July 5, 2012

Kids Trail Mix/Snack Mix

After getting this idea a week or so ago I finally got around to making it today.  If your kids are like mine, they love snacks.  […]
July 4, 2012

BBQ Drumsticks

This is a super easy dinner you can throw into your crockpot on a busy day.  I buy the chicken drumsticks when they’re on sale (you […]
July 2, 2012

Organizing DVD’s

Our movie theatre room is one room that every few weeks or so becomes such a disaster that we (meaning I) have to spend a day […]
June 29, 2012

Strawberries & Cream Bagle

The other morning my 5 year old and I were eatting a quick bagel for breakfast.  I had put some cream cheese on both of them […]
June 28, 2012

Water Games

Summer time means HEAT and one of the best ways to cool your kids off is by playing water games!  Here are a few ideas of […]
June 27, 2012

Updating the 80’s

I know they say the 80’s are coming back, but that doesn’t mean I want it’s style in my house!  Furniture can be expensive and when […]
June 25, 2012

Puppy Packs

Here is the puppy pack/kit that I’m giving the new owners of the puppies.  I’m so excited for them to enjoy their new puppy! Included in […]
June 22, 2012

Training a dog not to bark

Since I was a little kid I have enjoyed training dogs.  I’m totally a dog person, although I love all animals, dogs have a special place […]
June 21, 2012

Balboa Baby Nursing Pillow Review

I was able to review an awesome product for nursing moms recently- the Balboa Baby Nursing Pillow.  This pillow is great- it’s smaller than a boppy […]
June 19, 2012

Party House!

Starting tomorrow our house will be a party house for 18 days!  As you may already know, we have an exchange student living with us from […]
June 18, 2012

Puppy Love

We’ve had a litter of puppies at our house recently.  Who doesn’t like puppies?!?!  I used to breed labs years ago and haven’t for about 8 […]
June 15, 2012

Angry Bird’s Birthday Party

My kids are BIG Angry Bird’s fans.  So it wasn’t surprising that my son wanted a Angry Bird’s Birthday party this year.  Above is the invitation […]
June 14, 2012

Feeding Picky Eaters

If you’ve had a hard time getting your kids to eat certain foods like I have, here are some tricks and ideas that I have done: […]
June 11, 2012

Freezing Green Onions

When I saw this idea on Pinterest I knew it HAD to be tried!!  There are so many recipes that I love green onions in- and […]
June 9, 2012

Mickey Mouse Menu

I loved my custom made Mickey Mouse “To Do” list so much I wanted to make a matching menu list! I did the same techniques- printed […]
June 8, 2012

Toy Story Pizza Planet Birthday Party

My 4 (turning 5) year old is a Toy Story Fanatic! For the last 3 years he has wanted a Toy Story birthday party.  So this […]
June 6, 2012

Mango Orange Jam

I love experimenting with new recipes- especially new jam recipes!  My last experiment of peach-mango jam turned out so amazing I wanted to try another mango […]
June 5, 2012

Summer Fun

What to do to keep your kids busy this Summer! Have a not-bummer-summer!  Here are some ideas for fun things to do this Summer. Charts & […]
June 4, 2012

Tie Dye Onsies

When I did my son’s Tie Dye Birthday Party I made some table cloths out of sheets a week or so before the party.  Since I already […]