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 […]

Simplify: Under the Kitchen Sink

If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile you know that I’ve been trying to simplify my life- my schedule & my STUFF!  Let me tell ya, moving helps you realize just how much “stuff” you have and knowing that you’ll have to physically carry it out of your house and find a place for […]

Week in Review- February 19, 2016

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, was it cold last weekend!! (Hello, -24 degree windchill!) These cuties didn’t stay out long to do their “business.” “Hurry Momma, let us in!” Hubs and I aren’t too fond of cheesy Hallmark holidays, so Valentine’s Day isn’t all that important to us.  Instead, we celebrated MY BIRTHDAY!!!  Yay!  Hubby […]

Beef Roll ups with Horseradish Sauce

I know what you’re thinking…..I don’t like horseradish so I won’t make these!  Well guess what?  You don’t even have to use the horseradish and people will still gulp these down lickety split! If you know me at all, I specialize in quick and easy meals that are delicious so we can fill our bellies […]

Winter Favorites 2016

Well hello there!  I love to see others share their favorite things on the internet so I thought I would share just a few of the things that I have been enjoying this Winter! It’s cold outside friends and I don’t know about you, but I  NEED lotion on my chapped hands!!  Maybe I’m doing […]