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Tag Archive: kids

Time Management

During the weeks that we don’t have camp or any kind of real structure, the days can really run away. Plus, I have found that the kids get into their daily activities, and… Continue reading

A System of Allowance

As my kids have made the journey into their tween and teen years, I’ve tried a number of different  methods to get them to help around the house. Most of them, including the Summer Chore Chart… Continue reading

Super-Easy Pumpkin Cake Mix Cupcakes

It’s that time of year, friends. The leaves are falling, there’s a chill in the air, and everywhere you look, there’s something flavored with pumpkin. Pumpkin lattes, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin soup, pumpkin pasta,… Continue reading

Signature Sunday – Cardboard Car Party Favor

My middle son, Clooney had a birthday party recently, and he wanted it to be “car” themed. Not the Disney Cars, or NASCAR, but just cars in general. So when I thought about… Continue reading

Signature Sunday – Super Moist Banana Bread Cupcakes With Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing

A while back, I had made those Banana Bread Brownie Bars, and they were so good that I have made them a number of times since. But the batter  makes a lot of… Continue reading

Cake Mix White Chocolate Chip Cookies. Too easy, Too Delicious.

I had some white chocolate chips sitting in the pantry, so I went looking on the boards for something to do with them. I had this idea about a chocolate cookie, with the… Continue reading

I’ve Only Got Eyes For These Homemade Irish Potato Candies

Truth be told, I had never noticed the Irish Potatoes that proliferated our area in the weeks before St. Patrick’s day prior to meeting my husband, who comes from Irish stock, and therefore… Continue reading

Homemade Copycat McDonald’s Shamrock Shake – It’s Not the Only Thing That Will Be Green

This time of year, I find myself continually throwing a green monkey off my back. I mean, if I could justify the caloric content, I would probably drive through at McDonald’s at least… Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies – Like a Chewy Reese’s

I don’t know if you’ve figured this out yet, but I love to bake. I am always searching for some new kind of cookie, and when I came across these peanut butter filled… Continue reading

Frugal Friday – The DIY First Aid Ice Pack

Accidents happen. And when you have kids, they seem to happen a lot more often, am I right? In my opinion, you can never have too many first aid ice packs on hand.… Continue reading