Week in Review- May 6, 2016

Golf and sun, sun and golf- that’s mostly what this post is about this week.  Son #3 has spent a fair amount of time after school on the golf course, playing with his high school team.  He is LOVING the outdoors, perfecting his game AND working on his golfer’s tan! Last week, Hubby took the […]

New Home Building Favorites!

As many of you may know, we downsized and built a new home last year.  Considering that this was a new adventure for us, it would make sense that we would look around at model homes and fill our weekends with trade shows that showcased new and fun products for new homes.  Well, because we […]

Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes

The classic pineapple upside down cake gets a fun breakfast twist in these pineapple upside down pancakes.- I’m always up for dessert for breakfast!  Bring it on!!!  I saw this recipe on Facebook and I KNEW I had to try it!! Here’s the recipe! Print Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes Author: Jill on the Hill Recipe type: Breakfast […]

My Sports Mom’s Survival Bag!

  Now that the snow is gone and we can see the grass, many sports teams are starting to practice and some are even playing!!  This amazing idea came from my sweet friend, Wendy.  She has a son that was very involved in baseball and she was the Team Mom. My own four kids were very […]

Week in Review- Spring Break 2016

Spring break is always strange when you have multiple children in different schools.  Our college son was on break the week before Easter, while the other 2 at home had vacation the week after Easter.  While college boy was home, we didn’t see him much- he was still keeping college kid hours- go to bed […]

Planner Fun!!

Do you ever have so much information in your head that you feel like your head might just blow off??  Yep, that was me for years, and it’s not a pretty look!  Keeping track of the “happenings” in our family as well as the homemaking tasks were made so much easier with a planner, a.k.a. […]

Simplify: Hanging Laundry Hack

I shutter to think about the number of loads of laundry that I have folded in the last 25 years.  At peak I was doing close to 20 loads a week- whew, I’m glad those days are gone! Over the years I’ve learned a few tricks that has made laundry a little simpler!!  The first […]

Ooey, Gooey Chex Mix

One Christmas, a wonderful neighbor brought over a little treat for our family- Ooey Gooey Chex Mix!  Once I had a bite, I was addicted!  Honestly, I thought about hiding the container so I didn’t have to share with anyone!  Yes, it was THAT GOOD!  Sadly, the neighbor moved to Florida (Miss you, Terry!) but […]

Week in Review- March 11, 2016

I know you’ll be surprised  that my post this week is primarily about basketball and food, but this is our life right now…are you ready???   We were nearing the end of son #3’s basketball season and each family is supposed to “feed the team” a pasta dinner the night before a game and last […]

Spring Mantel 2016

Surprise, surprise, the weather got nice and hubby agreed that we should take down the Christmas mantel!!  Unlike most husbands who don’t care about decor, my hubby likes to shop for and be involved in  decorating  the house!  This is a WIN for me because decorating is NOT my thing.  Oh, I’m a good copier […]