Making Time to Spend With Your Husband

As busy moms we tend to get caught up in our children’s lives putting all of our energy into that, but you also need to remember that there is someone else in your life that craves some one-on-one time with you, and that is your husband.  We, as moms, tend to put all of our […]

The Importance of Spending Time with Your Children

How many times a day do you catch yourself saying, “not now” or “I don’t have time”?  Now, how many times a day do you catch yourself saying this to your children?  Too many times we, as busy moms, get caught up in the daily grind of our family’s lives and trying to get everything […]

How to Keep Your Children Occupied Once School Is Out

I do know that I am very fortunate to be able to work from home and, in turn, be home with my children and not have to worry about childcare. I am very blessed to be able to be involved in my children’s lives on a daily basis like I am. However, they are still […]

Gifts For Cooks Under $10

I love to cook and bake.  My favorite place is to be in the kitchen cooking meals for my family.  And I’m always looking for new gadgets or replacement utensils for my kitchen.   I’m sure that there are many of you out there that also have cooks/bakers on your gift lists and you’re not sure […]

Gifts For Crocheters Under $10

I, myself, love to crochet, as does my oldest daughter.  But, it can be a very expensive habit hobby to have.  I would love it if someone were to give me a gift that would help me support my habit hobby.   It’s one of those hobbies that I find very relaxing, and I can take […]

Alternative Idea To Dressing Up For Halloween

Every year at this time, the stores are filled with a wide variety of assorted costumes from cute little pumpkins and lady bugs to scary witches and vampires. Growing up, I did dress up and go trick-or-treating. My husband and I took our children for a few years, but then decided that it was just […]

Making Your Slow Cooker Work for You

If you have never tried using a slow cooker, you don’t know what you’re missing.  It can be your best friend in the kitchen.  They now come in many different sizes, from a small dip crock to a 6-1/2 quart crock.  You can easily find one that fits your family’s size and appetite.  Some of […]

Tips for Making Your Holiday Dinner a Success

Everyone enjoys going getting together with family and friends for a big holiday meal, but sometimes the stress of preparation is almost too much to bear.  But, there are just a few simple things that you can do to help reduce and/or eliminate the stress. Plan A Menu: Since the meal itself is a vital […]

How To Make School Morning & Lunch Preps Less Stressful

It’s that time of year again – BACK TO SCHOOL! Besides what seems like endless shopping for school supplies, there’s the never-ending school lunches to prepare x 3 (well x 4 counting my husband, LOL). It takes a lot to make sure that everyone gets a well-balanced meal plus something they like. My children take […]

Menu Planning, Not As Hard As It Seems

I’ve noticed that a lot more people are talking about menu planning here lately. Some have been doing this for years, others a few weeks/months, and still others just flat out refuse! I love the excuses that I’ve heard for NOT planning a menu: I don’t have time I never stick to a menu My […]