Easy, Prep Ahead Slow Cooker Stuffing

Slow cooker stuffing is the answer to all your Thanksgiving {and Christmas} prayers. It’s simple to prep ahead and tastes like perfection!  Stuffing wasn’t a huge deal in my house on Thanksgiving when I was growing up. At least, it never took up any space on my own dinner plate. I think my mom made… Keep reading →

How to Freeze and Thaw Soup in Mason Jars – No More Cracks!

Ever tried freezing soup in a glass jar and wound up with cracked jars? Follow these amazing tips for freezing and thawing soup in mason jars and you won’t find any more cracks. Promise!  Several weeks ago, I asked a good friend of mine if she’d like to do a soup making day with me…. Keep reading →

How to Trick Your Family into Eating More Vegetables

Purees. They’re not just for babies (or elderly people without teeth) anymore. Who ever would have thought that vegetable purees could be so life changing?! Okay, okay, that might be an exaggeration. But, for reals, having a stockpile of vegetable purees in your freezer is like gold. “Why?” you ask? Well, for starters, if you… Keep reading →

16 Simple Meals for Your 1-Year-Old that Will Make You SuperMom

I’ll be the first to admit that feeding a one year old can be positively maddening. There’s the teething, the inability to communicate fully, the choking hazards, the obsession with throwing food on the floor, the beginnings of picky eating tendencies, and so much more.  When my oldest child was one, I didn’t think my… Keep reading →

How to Handle Meal Planning When Life Gets Crazy

What’s your plan for feeding your family when life is hectic? Instead of waiting until your life is unmanageable, plan ahead so you can get healthy food on the table when you need it most! Meal planning is the best way to control what you eat, but it may not be a practical solution when… Keep reading →

10 Easy Ways for Affordable Healthy Eating

Tired of overspending on groceries? You don’t have to break the bank to feed your family healthy food. Check out these top tips for affordable healthy eating! It’s the last day of the month. You have no money left for food, but you have to eat, right? The last two months this happened you used… Keep reading →

51 Better Mom Habits for an Improved and Rewarding Life

Last week my son turned 7 months old. I thought for sure I’d get back into blogging by the time he was 4 months old. I tried many, many times. I really did. But the ideas, the words, the passion, just didn’t come. It’s torture to write when you have nothing to say. When I… Keep reading →

Educational and Entertaining YouTube Channels for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Screen time is a hot topic. I’m not going to debate the benefits and drawbacks of screen time today, though. I’d rather focus on giving you a solid list of educational YouTube shows for toddlers and preschoolers. Because screen time is inevitable whether you are for it or against it. My oldest is just 7… Keep reading →

How to Design Name Cards for Photo Ornaments

Disclaimer: Oriental Trading sent me the product in this post to review. All opinions are 100% mine. This year for Christmas, my kids will be giving their grandparents adorable photo ornaments. I’m probably crazy for posting this just a few days before Christmas, but maybe you can buy the ornaments (I got mine from Oriental Trading)… Keep reading →

A Special Christmas Tradition: How to Make Ornaments with Your Kids

Disclaimer: Oriental Trading sent me the products in this post to review. All opinions are 100% mine. When I was a kid, my mom’s friend would send each of us a special Hallmark ornament for Christmas. I have 18 of these ornaments, and I still can’t believe the flood of memories that rush back whenever… Keep reading →