BLESSED Thanksgiving Part 3: It’s All About The Food!

It’s the weekend before Thanksgiving so I’m getting my grocery shopping list together for all my holiday favorites. Here’s what’s on our menus for Thursday. #1 Edible Decorations: The Cookie Bunting The cuteness of a pennant banner + the yumminess of sugar cookies. This banner does double duty as holiday decorations and after dinner treat. You … Read more BLESSED Thanksgiving Part 3: It’s All About The Food!

Hey There Smart Kids: Pack This, Not That!

Happy Back To School Everyone! I’m thrilled to be here sharing back to school ideas this morning to help me and my six kiddos this year! So here’s the deal: I have a love/hate relationship with my kids’  lunches.   I hate shopping trips with my kids begging for all the pricey, pre-packaged lunch stuff that’s loaded with preservatives and … Read more Hey There Smart Kids: Pack This, Not That!

I Just Made Killer Fruit Snacks Out of Zucchini, Kool-Aid and a Paper Clip.

homemade fruit snacks

Okay … I didn’t actually use a paper clip.  I got a little too MacGyver on the title.  But, I did make honest-to-goodness homemade fruit snacks out of zucchini and kool-aid.  And you can do it without a dehydrator, too. And that kind of know-how would so impress MacGyver. Curious? It’s super easy, cheap and way better … Read more I Just Made Killer Fruit Snacks Out of Zucchini, Kool-Aid and a Paper Clip.