Organization Favorites

I wanted to put all my organizing favorites in one spot. Happy Organizing Shelf with bins Kitchen Pots and pans rack Knives Silverware Mop and Broom Container lids Sink Cans Rectangular bins I use these all over the place Small…

Apple Sauce Bars

So… these were a flop in my house. And 2/3 of my neighbor’s kids didn’t like them either. Good thing we live on a circle with several families so I can pawn off my cooking flops. I thought they were…

Copy Cat Lara Bars

I tried these chocolate chip cookie dough bars out to see if the kids would like them. I thought they would be good for school to keep G full and they have chocolate. These were a hit! If you don’t…

Writing Activity with Stickers

G doesn’t love writing. I mean, I get it. It’s hard. Probably boring. Takes a lot of hand-eye-coordination and mental focus. So getting her to practice isn’t easy. She does like writing notes to friends but that’s about it. I…

Instant Pot French Dip Sandwiches

This is perfect for a cold day. And the leftovers can be turned into tacos! French Dips in the instant pot. Easy and delicious. I have used both methods mentioned in the recipe and both are amazing. Serve it with…

Pancakes

I have tried many pancake recipes. I think Martha Stewart’s recipe is the best. Modifications I have made: -I add vanilla extract -I add protein powder. I use a vegan vanilla one I get from our gym but I think…

Pumpkin Muffins

On my never ending journey to make baked goods for lunches and snacks that are filling, I found this recipe from Yummy Toddler Foods. I made them the first time a week or so ago when the neighbors were having…

The Library

I LOVE the library. We used to go to story time a lot when G was a baby and then something happened and we stopped going. I don’t know why… because we loved going. Anyways… we recently started going again.…

Spooky Art

I am going to start this post by saying only one of these is my idea (sorta, modified from something I saw here). Almost all are from our gym childcare. I have left a few instructions just in case you…

Lunch Box

G started kindergarten this year and we never had to really pack lunches before. I searched for a long time before I settled on the system we purchased. If I had to do it all over again, I might get…