• Birthdays
    German Pancake

    A German Pancake! Have you ever had one? If not you’re missing out!!! I had never had a German Pancake until I met my husband, it was one of his favorite childhood foods his mom made it all of the time and it’s now one of my favorite breakfast foods too. It’s kinda like a […]

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    Kids Craft – Holiday Headbands

    I’ve been very busy and I completely forgot to post some of the crafts I had done with the kids for Thanksgiving. Here is one that can also be done for Christmas. Just use red or black paper for a headband, white paper for the face and black paper for a top-hat and you’ve got […]

  • Holidays
    The Elf On The Shelf – Day 12

    Found this little note. He must think they haven’t been very good lately! Don’t forget to use the Naughty and Nice official warnings found HERE. I’m sure Fredrick will be using them soon!

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    Elf Ideas

    We wake up every morning excited to see where our Elf Fredrick is or what he’s doing. We love watching his many fun adventures. Here are a few easy elf ideas. Click HERE to see all of Freddy’s adventures. making his own stocking Christmas decorating toilet papering the tree wants to make pancakes tea party […]

  • DIY Projects
    Naughty or Nice – Official Notices

    Christmas is almost here, this year we’re doing The Elf On The Shelf. How cute are these notices? Please feel free to print them out and use them and or share them. I was searching google this morning for official notices like these and all of the ones I was coming across had logos/URL’s on […]

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    The Elf On The Shelf – Day 13

    Day 13 The kids woke up to find Freddy with these warnings from the north pole. My son was so upset. Both kids are now trying to be sure to get a NICE note before Christmas. Don’t forget to use the Naughty and Nice official warnings found HERE.

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    The Elf On The Shelf – Day 15

    Day 15 Found Freddy hanging out in our tree with a Christmas book open to a page that read : “So once a year at Christmas to all the GOOD girls and boys, Santa comes in the middle of the night and brings them lots of toys” I am pretty sure Fredrick was just reminding […]

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    The Elf On The Shelf – Day 16

    Day 16 Learning how to bake? Maybe or taking cooking lessons. Either way they look adorable together, my son thought it was hilarious that the Gingerbread man was holding Freddy.

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    1st day of school 2014

    Well this last week has been quite a week for us and we celebrated a very big day. Both of the kids started school, full-time. We now officially have a Fifth grader and a Kindergartener. They are both so excited to be at school and this will be the only year they’re together at the […]

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    Kids Soccer Season 2014

    Sports are a huge part of our lives. We don’t really follow regular sports but we let our kids play all the sports that we can. Our kids are finishing up Soccer Season, it’s the 4th year our son has played and the 1st year our daughter played. Do your kids play any sports?

  • Family Favorite Recipes
    Candied Baby Carrots
    Candied Baby Carrots

    I recently made Candied Baby Carrots. I thought I would share since I had so many people ask about them. This is great and easy veggie dish to make for a large group of people for the Holidays. INGREDIENTS: 4 lbs of baby carrots 4 c. water 1 stick of butter 3/4 c. packed brown […]

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    Shrimp Cocktail recipe
    Shrimp Cocktail – Summer Dinner

    We have this quaint little Mexican restaurant down the street that we often go to and I would always see many of the tables with a large glass of shrimp cocktail, finally I decided to order it and Oh My Goodness it was probably one of the best things I had ever had, yes it […]

  • DIY Projects
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    St. Patty’s Day Fun

    Around here we love holidays and I always try to plan something special and fun for the kids. Here are a few craft ideas I’ve found. How awesome are these? I love the rainbow idea. I think we’ll try the pancakes for breakfast. Original post found here: http://www.alittletipsy.com/2013/02/90-st-patricks-day-ideas.html Love the shamrock wreath. You can buy […]

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    Birdseed Ornaments – Handmade Gifts

    I know I am behind on the things I wanted to post during December, I will eventually get everything posted! For Christmas this year we decided to make some of our gifts, handmade gifts seem to always be more appreciated maybe because it’s more thoughtful and who doesn’t love a gift made by a child, […]

  • DIY Projects
    Beaded Candycane
    Holiday Crafts

    A few days ago a friend of mine posted these simple crafts that she put together for her children’s school. We plan on doing them this weekend. Paper Plate Snowman You will need: paper plates 2 different colors of construction paper for the hat orange construction paper for the carrot nose black construction paper for […]

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    Hair Bow Tutorial – Over The Top Hair Bow

    Easy DIY hair bow tutorial Top 11 Best juicers on the market 2016 Best Lawn Mower in 2017 There are many ways to make hair bows, here’s an easy to follow hair bow tutorial. It can be used to make an OTT (over the top) hair bow or you can make just the basic bow […]

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    Perfect Oven Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    Making the perfect Oven Roasted Pumpkin Seeds. First wash your seeds and get all of the pumpkin gunk off of them. Then add them to a pot of boiling salt water and continue to boil them for 15 minutes. This will help them become super crunchy. Next drain and dry the seeds. Now you put […]