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Cleanup Hitters of the Fridge

Do you ever notice that moms are the cleanup hitters of the fridge? Everyone else can open up the fridge, look at all its contents, and declare, “There’s nothing to eat.” But moms on the other hand, look at the … Continue reading

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A Meal Plan for this Week

Every Sunday I sit down with my husband and we hash out our meal plan based on the 7,000 after school activities we have going on. Even with a ton of events we almost always sit down and eat dinner … Continue reading

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Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken

One day as I was menu planning I decided to pull out a recipe book I had received at my sister’s wedding shower. Everyone who attended sent in a picture of them or my sister and her groom as well … Continue reading

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The Rabbits, It’s Always the Rabbits – Part 4

Read here for The Rabbits – part 1, part 2, part 3 I know what you are thinking…Again with the rabbits? Yes, the rabbits but this time it’s different. Unbelievably, I just bought some rabbits. I know. Along with the … Continue reading

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Preschool Drop Off

Everyday, immediately after preschool drop off, where the teacher comes to the car and helps my daughter out, I vow that today will be the day I go home and clean out my car. And yet, I don’t. I’m just … Continue reading

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Mystery Boxes…Do You Dare (Halloween Party 2013)

We had our annual Halloween party this past weekend and it was a lot of fun. As well as being quite tasty. But….not too healthy (only some of the butter we used). We may have cooked ourselves silly making sugar … Continue reading

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Just in case

Just in case you were thinking about going to swim for an hour shortly after eating an apple and 2 homemade pumpkin poptarts… Don’t. That is unless you like swimming with the feeling that there is an alien about to … Continue reading

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Homemade Pumpkin Poptarts

On “The Chew” talk show the other day I saw homemade pumpkin poptarts and thought I would give them a whirl. I’m trying to add a few more items to our Halloween buffet and thought testing them out first might … Continue reading

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Do You Ever…

Do you ever sit down for an hour looking through recipe books, figure out a meal plan for the week, go to the store and buy your groceries, only to return home only to discover that you cannot find your … Continue reading

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Chicken Fried Rice

I recently discovered this recipe for chicken fried rice from Iowa Girl Eats and it’s delish. She has the recipe with step by step pictures instructions which are perfect. Since I was going for easy one night I used the … Continue reading

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