Last year we hosted 12 people for Thanksgiving. This year our guest total will be 14,  all sleeping overnight in our house for several days. I’m not heavy breathing about it. Dare I say, I’m actually looking forward to...
Labor Day is just around the corner and with that comes the unofficial end to summer. It means our lives are getting busier as we get back into a school routine filled with activities. Do you find yourself stressed...
July 4th is right around the corner! Who doesn’t love enjoying the sunny day with family and friends, feeling the grass between your toes, playing with the kiddos, and, of course, enjoying a delicious grill out? It's certainly an...
It seems like every week I hear another local news story warning about ticks and the diseases they carry- Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, etc. Just today I heard about a new type of tick- the Lone Star tick- making...
It's no secret that I love food. Cooking and baking are extremely therapeutic for me, and making meals together is something my family really enjoys doing. But over the years, as we've added family members and grown in our...
If you're anything like me, then you're always looking for new ways to get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. The reality is that most of our kids don't get excited to eat a big plate of kale salad or roasted...
You know calm and organized are not in your wheelhouse for your morning routine, but what just happened, will never happen again, you tell yourself. You had to tell your kids to put on their clothes, shoes, and jackets at least...
Sometimes when I get home from a vacation, I end up needing a vacation from my vacation. And holiday celebrations sometimes feel the same way. Preparing for house guests. Grocery shopping and trying to find odd ingredients. Cooking recipes I know my...
I am going to guess that you know exactly what you should be feeding your family. You know what the experts recommend: more veggies and home cooked meals; less sugar and convenience foods. It's not a matter of knowing what to feed...
Last year I wrote a post about how I have a crush on my crockpot. At the time, I really did love that shiny appliance and how it could slowly transform a piece of meat and some vegetables into...
My love language has always been food. I love making food for others as a way to express my love and gratitude. I'll jump at any reason to bake or cook for others. Naturally, I love holidays because they...
Recently, we had a total of 12 people in our house overnight for multiple holiday celebrations. We moved to a new house this year and finally had the room to accommodate a big family overnight gathering. With each family...
There are certain Christmas staples in our house, things we MUST do every year: go see the lights, wear Christmas pajamas, watch White Christmas, Christmas Vacation, and Elf, and make and decorate Christmas cookies. I remember sitting at the kitchen...
{Disclosure: We're more than excited to have partnered with Way Cool Cooking School to share their new product: Cooking Crate Parties. This is an incredible way to bring their highly sought after classes right into your home and build new...

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