If Only I Had Play, Stow ‘N Go from PLAYSKOOL When My Kids Were Young

My kids are older now.  William will be six in December and his brother Ben is nearly 11. With time, the gear they lug around with them has shrunk considerably…and usually features a touch screen.  When they were small, it was a completely different story. Ben was born in the spring.  I was 25 and although I enjoyed my maternity leave, I wanted nothing to do with staying home.  My little guy and I would visit family, go shopping and not build … [Read more...]

Easy Microwave Chocolate Fudge #WhatsCooking

So, the holidays are coming, but first...we must get past Halloween.  Now, I am a fan of all things Christmas, but because I have two candy loving boys, Halloween is an event that I just cannot pass by.  Though, I will admit, I try my best to take the-easy-way-out of most anything Halloween.  There are some amazing Halloween party recipes out there that you can make.  Easy ones that you can send into classroom parties and social events.  Some you … [Read more...]

Edible Gifts from Kraft #WhatsCooking

I have a very scary thing to admit. I haven't even begun my holiday baking. And the holidays are HERE! Christmas is only a few days away, my kids are out of school on Christmas break and my whole household has one form of illness or another... so I'm sorry world... I'm keeping my germs to myself and not baking gifts for friends and family. But I will at least share with you some very festive edible gifts from Kraft! Confetti Fudge How … [Read more...]

My Christmas Binder – Free Printables

It's that time again...the snow is falling and the Christmas trees are decorated...oh wait.  It's August.  It's like 35 degrees plus humidity and the thought of Christmas is so far away from our minds that even the word makes a few people I know cringe.  BUT, Christmas is huge for my family and I, and I like being prepared ahead of time, so that I can enjoy time with my family over the holidays. Since I"m a knitter, I've already begun (or … [Read more...]

Holiday Cookie Exchange

I have always wanted to be a part of the Holiday Cookie Exchange.  I think they're tremendous fun!  If you are a Holiday Cookie Lover this is the best way to get a cupboard full of cookies and only actually having to make just one kind!  Below I've got a few tips to help you host a successful Holiday Cookie Exchange! If you are hosting a Cookie Exchange (or dessert exchange) in your home: Invite your friends and fabulous bakers. … [Read more...]

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