Posted in January 2012

100th Day of School

100th Day of School

For weeks I’ve been getting an almost daily countdown to the 100th day of school from my Kindergartner.  I’m not sure where this phenomenon started, but it’s a big deal in our school!  I had never heard of it until last year while paging through the book order forms and seeing multiple books referring to the … Continue reading

Comfort Food

Comfort Food

Last night I had the opportunity to go to the grocery store… unrushed and KID FREE!  To some that means nothing, but to me it is a milestone.  Normally I am super rushed trying to get as many errands completed during preschool hours as I can and evening trips with the kids are out of … Continue reading

Crazy Craft Bits!

Crazy Craft Bits!

If you have kids, especially little girls you inevitably have what I call ‘craft bits’ in different nooks & crannies of your house.  Today while looking through the craft supply baskets in search of colored pipe cleaners for a birthday party project, I found it was time to figure out a better way or storage. … Continue reading

RECIPE:  No Bake Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Bites

RECIPE: No Bake Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Bites

I don’t want to become a habitual poster, but after my earlier post I found out it was National Peanut Butter Day!!!  So I had to try this recipe originally shared with me by my SIL via Pinterest!  I again did some tweaking to the original recipe from Smashed Peas & Carrots and ran the variation … Continue reading

RECIPE:  Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta Bake

RECIPE: Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta Bake

FINALLY!!!  This new recipe is a carryover from last week’s dinner menu, it has also been tagged in my email since 2009!  I do not know the original source, but based on the time I saved this I am only to assume that it came from a Weight Watchers message board.  Like almost every recipe, … Continue reading

Eat From The Pantry Challenge… Week 2 Menu

Week 1 of our household Eat From The Pantry Challenge is over!!!  We tried hard to stick with the meal schedule and succeeded… for the most part.  A few lunches were rearranged but we stuck to the same meals, just on different days due to my (almost) 4yr old’s daily selection.  Wednesday’s dinner of Chicken … Continue reading

Treats for Troops… Seasoned Pretzels

Treats for Troops… Seasoned Pretzels

It’s only been a few days since my first Treats for Troops post but I thought with a big football weekend upon us that it would be perfect timing to share this recipe.  I first made these pretzels back before Christmas as a special request from my soldier overseas.  I ended up making ten batches … Continue reading