Do you consider yourself frugal? Even if you aren't a super couponer, you probably love to save money. Who doesn't, right?
While you won't find me spending hours pouring over grocery coupons, Hubs and I are both pretty frugal when it comes to major purchases.
Not matter your personal priorities, there will always be areas where you need to … [Read More...]
What's a visit to Olive Garden without all you can eat breadsticks? Ever dip them Alfredo sauce? Mmmmm....
Now you can make Olive Garden breadsticks at home with this Olive Garden copycat recipe.
Copycat Olive Garden Breadsticks Recipe
5.0 from 3 reviews Print Copycat Olive Garden Breadsticks Author: Jenn Serves: 16 … [Read More...]
Mamas, our generation faces unprecedented parenting challenges thanks to technology.
My parents cringed as I read graffiti (aloud of course) at the park or magazine headlines in the grocery check out about how to please my man in the sack. I get to cringe at both of those things plus that sidebar ad for busty Russian babes who want to marry … [Read More...]
This easy cookies recipe tastes amazing all on its own but sandwich some ice cream in between them to really make your taste buds sing!
Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches
Print Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches Author: Foodstirs Recipe type: Dessert Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total … [Read More...]
Are you a morning person? Good for you. I've always been a night owl, but even if you're an early bird the responsibility of getting a family up, at 'em, and out the door each morning can be overwhelming. Below are 5 tips to set yourself of for morning success and conquer your day!
1. Prepare the night before - Have outfits laid out, lunches … [Read More...]
At our one and only MOPS meeting of March (sniffle), we discussed the importance of sharing the Easter message with our children. The resurrection really is the touchstone of our faith, yet we generally put more spiritual emphasis on Christmas than Easter.
But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen: And if Christ be not … [Read More...]
Our MOPS group enjoyed an early St. Patrick's Day party last week, and these whoopie pies were a hit! I can't take credit for them, but Ashley was nice enough to share her recipe since several of us wanted it after tasting these tasty treats. Yes, almost everyone had more than one. Once you try them you'll know why!
St. Patrick's Day Dessert - … [Read More...]
DIY Nest Necklace
You will need
24-Gauge Silver Wire
6x8mm beads - for a nest with 1-3 beads
Smaller beads - (These are not labeled with their exact size. They are just slightly smaller than the 6x8mm beads and you'll need them for a nest with 4-5 eggs in it)*
A pendant holder
*5 eggs per nest really is the … [Read More...]
Twelve years and two kids later, I'm actually a little thinner than the day Hubs and I got married. My tummy will never look the same, but it goes to show that losing baby weight is possible. You can do it!
Sweet T was my first child (Sweet T Makes Three!) and having suffered a miscarriage before her arrival, I was pretty paranoid … [Read More...]
This twist on Mississippi mud cake is a chocolate dessert recipe you'll want to make again and again. Here's how!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Combine margarine and sugar, beat until thoroughly mixed.
Add eggs and continue to beat.
Stir in remaining ingredients and pour into a 13x9 inch pan.
Bake for 25 minutes.
Remove from … [Read More...]
Cabin fever has set in around our house. Between inclement weather keeping the roads closed, preschool closing for snow days, and the sickies, we just haven't been able to get out of the house like we'd like!
Below are 20 indoor activities for kids. Pull them out of your hat on rainy days, snow days, or sick days and never hear "I'm bored" … [Read More...]
A few things have conspired against me in the last 2 years that have made having the flat tummy I've always enjoyed become elusive.
The birth of my second child
Hitting my 30's
Spending more and more time at a desk due to work demand
An increase in stress due to that second child and those increased work demands.
Some would look at my … [Read More...]
Don't let post workout muscle soreness get in the way of your fitness goals. Use this DIY sore muscle soak to prevent and relieve sore muscles after hitting the gym.
Three months ago I started lifting weights for the first time in my life. Prior to this my workouts consisted of running outdoors, which is just about the only form of cardio I can … [Read More...]
Use a cake mix to make this easy biscotti recipe for dessert or to serve with coffee. Chocolate biscotti, almond biscotti...the possibilities are as endless as cake mixes!
Easy Biscotti Recipe
5.0 from 1 reviews Print Cake Mix Biscotti Author: Jenn Recipe type: Dessert Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 40 … [Read More...]