New Year’s Appetizer Recipes!

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After all the sweets available at Christmas time, I look forward to some of my delicious savory favorites for New Year's Eve! Our annual party is a little unconventional, since it includes at least 15 kids ranging in age from infant - 10!  We start our party around dinner time, have a fake … [Read more...]

Christmas Morning Recipe Roundup!

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Christmas Morning Recipe Roundup! Need something special to serve the family on Christmas morning? We love recipes that you can make ahead, so there's minimal prep work when you'd rather be hanging out with the family. Here are some of our favorite ideas for the special … [Read more...]

Skylanders Imaginators Review

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Our family recently had the opportunity to test out the new Skylanders Imaginators game, which was released in mid-October.  My panel of testers (my four kiddos) have tried the game out on the Wii U for the past two weeks, and I asked them to share their thoughts about the game to help you decide … [Read more...]

Made-from-Scratch Brownie Recipe

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As much as I want to make sure my kids have a well-balanced, healthy lunch, I also like to send a little something sweet.  We've all had days when we could use a little chocolate, haven't we?  These brownies are one of my favorite made-from-scratch treats to send with the kiddos. This was one of … [Read more...]

Homemade Super Stain Remover & Deodorizer: Fights tough Red Wine, Grease, Yellow Armpit Stains, and more!

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As excited as I am to share this stain removing/deodorizing DIY home cleaning recipe with you, I really wish I hadn’t had the opportunity to test it quite as thoroughly as I did.  But, if it can help clean and deodorize my son’s  tummy-bug mess from a new mattress and new carpet...rest assured it … [Read more...]

Cooking on a Shoestring: Poor Man’s Lasagna Recipe

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Poor Man's Lasagna Recipe In our family, we have two different lasagna recipes.  Grandma's lasagna (my mom's) is a delicious traditional one, but with all the meat, cheese, and other ingredients, the cost can add up.  Nana's (my mother-in-law's) recipe is equally delicious and gets just as many … [Read more...]