Baby At 40 Baby At 40

Tweet I have been away for awhile, simply because I have been enjoying our newest addition to the family.  Outside of the enjoyment, I have been just dragging my tail a bit after the birth of my third child.  Having a baby at 40, is a lot harder than when I had the boys at 33.  Things hurt, that I didn’t think were possible in areas that I... [Read more]

November Is National Bread Month! November Is National Bread Month!

Tweet Bread is a staple in our house.  We can sometimes go through up to four loaves of bread in a week.  My husband likes to eat bread plain, toasted, and with sandwiches and I am always making sandwiches for the boys to pack in their lunch.  Bread is one of those things that can be versatile in meals and even recipes.  In fact, it is a primary... [Read more]

Not A Typical Where Have I Been Post Not A Typical Where Have I Been Post

Tweet I guess it has been awhile since I have posted anything personal on my blog.  Life has been crazy over the past months, and I honestly don’t know where to begin.  The boys started school, so that has had me running a whole lot more than I am used to.  It seems like once they start school you are running to a classroom event, here and... [Read more]

Crock Pot Pork Roast Recipe Using Costco Pork Sirloin Tip Roast Crock Pot Pork Roast Recipe Using Costco Pork Sirloin Tip Roast

Tweet Costco is running a great deal on pork this month and as part of a project to promote the National Pork Board I am posting one of my favorite recipes using my trusty crock pot and a Sirloin Tip Roast from Costco. Pork is considered the “other white meat” and it is relatively easy to prepare. I recently made a trip to my local Costco... [Read more]

Costco Offering Great Deals On Pork This Month $50 Costco Cash Giveaway Costco Offering Great Deals On Pork This Month $50 Costco Cash Giveaway

Tweet   I used to be intimidated by making pork of any kind, although I  have always liked when my Mom made  pork roasts for family dinners.  They are so good and aren’t nearly as dry as eating a beef roast.  After I got married, I started experimenting with different cuts of pork throughout our marriage and eventually I came up with... [Read more]

Fresh From The Garden Fresh From The Garden

Tweet With this crazy lack of rain, I wasn’t sure that I could grow much of anything this year.  My pepper plants are still looking a little sad, they are growing peppers but the plant isn’t growing upwards. This year we planted some carrots, celery (which the rabbits have eaten), broccoli, three types of tomatoes, potatoes, basil, thyme,... [Read more]

Summer Is Busy Summer Is Busy

Tweet I have been one very busy mama, and that means I rarely sit down in the Summer months.  There is so much happening with our family, and all really fun and exciting stuff. Summer is one of my favorite times.  The warmer weather means we head outdoors as a family and rarely see the inside of the house until the sun goes down.  I have been tending... [Read more]

Seasoned Seasoned

Tweet I can remember when I used to freak out when the boys got hurt.  One time when they were toddlers, one of the boys pulled a chair down on them and a goose egg grew the size of a golf ball out of his head.  I can remember sitting on the floor next the freezer with a bag of frozen peas hysterical.  I think I was crying just as much as he was,... [Read more]

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Orbit For Kids Keeps Them Brushing When They Can’t Orbit For Kids Keeps Them Brushing When They Can’t

Tweet “I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Orbit for Kids. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.” I am a mom to boys, and let’s face it, boys tend to get messy, and refuse to get clean.  When it comes to brushing their teeth and getting... [Read more of this review]

Boys and Girls Clubs Helping Kids Go Back To School Boys and Girls Clubs Helping Kids Go Back To School

Tweet It’s back to school for most, including my boys first year of kindergarten. I was the one who was hesitant about sending them off simply because my babies are growing up. Before they started school, I was overwhelmed with all the details of getting them ready to go. There are so many things to consider, like clothes on their backs, backpacks,... [Read more of this review]

Pure Leaf Tea Makes Summer Entertaining A Breeze Pure Leaf Tea Makes Summer Entertaining A Breeze

Tweet We just got a new patio put on this Summer so we could enjoy our great backyard and have a few people over.  I love Summer because it is the perfect time for entertaining friends and family, the kids are outside playing and it sort of brings people together. After the patio was done, I was very excited to have a small get together with some... [Read more of this review]

Ore Ida Grillers Ore Ida Grillers

Tweet Grilling is one of my favorite things to do during the Summer months.  The kids are usually actively playing outside and I like being able to be outdoors with them.  Grilling for me as a mom is much faster and pleasant than being inside with a hot oven, heating up the house.  I love the taste of grilled hamburgers, vegetable and potatoes, and... [Read more of this review]

3M Mobile Projector Review 3M Mobile Projector Review

Tweet Movie night in our house is always a perfect opportunity to get the family together and enjoy time with one another.  I was driving in my car a few weeks ago and I was telling my husband that I actually missed going to a drive in movie.  I can remember as a kid when we would all pile in the car with a cooler full of snacks, and blankets, and... [Read more of this review]

Nonni’s Biscotti Bites Nonni’s Biscotti Bites

Tweet I have never tried biscotti,probably because I rarely drink tea and never drink coffee.  But I have always wondered what it tasted like, and always contemplated buying it when I passed by it in local cafes or at the grocery store.  I had a an Aunt who always used to dip shortbread in her coffee, and I can remember as a kid grabbing a glass... [Read more of this review]

VTech Multitasking Phone System VTech Multitasking Phone System

Tweet There are some days when I don’t get to even sit down, till after the boys are in bed.  Along with being a mom, comes this weird phenomenon when you have kids, it is the one where if you sit everyone is right there needing something, but if you are busy doing the laundry, everyone seems to leave me alone for a few minutes anyway.  I call... [Read more of this review]

Rubbermaid Hidden Recycler Rubbermaid Hidden Recycler

Tweet I will admit, we aren’t big recyclers in our house.  It isn’t because I don’t think recycling is great, it is because I have no one were to put all the trash for recycling where it isn’t unsightly.  If I had a place to put all the stuff that I could easily get out to the curb in the recycler, than it would make my effort... [Read more of this review]

The McCormick Look Book The McCormick Look Book

Tweet I am always on the look out for new recipes to try. I especially like changing up some of the standing recipes that we have in our house. I am addicted to flipping through recipes online and I love having the internet as a resource to create new things for my family. McCormick has been a long standing name in my kitchen. Over half of my spice... [Read more of this review]

College Advantage Put Your Tax Return To Good Use College Advantage Put Your Tax Return To Good Use

Tweet It is tax time, which means everyone is in a time crunch to get their taxes done and out the door by the April 15th deadline.  If you are anything like me, you look forward to getting some sort of refund.  Most families have already earmarked what the money is for, whether it is home improvements, to pay off debt, or just to put a little money... [Read more of this review]

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