Crafts

Preschool Valentines

Valentine's Day is Saturday which means preschool Valentine's Day party is Thursday.  Last night we let our older son stay up a little later after dinner to help put together his valentines for his classmates.  I knew I wanted to do a no-candy valentine and there are tons of ideas on Pinterest.  I also knew… Continue reading Preschool Valentines

Food

Egg in a (Heart) Nest

Egg in a nest.  I'm definitely not reinventing the wheel here as egg in a nest has been around forever.  I remember making it myself as a girl.  I had forgotten about it until just the other day my older son and I were up earlier than the other two in our family.  Since we… Continue reading Egg in a (Heart) Nest

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Craft Drawer Organization

In my last post I mentioned organization and how I'd like more of it.  There's one organization project I did complete over the holidays and I am pretty proud of the result.  It's the "craft" drawer, aka the "drawer where you cram a whole bunch of crap". Right off our kitchen we have a set… Continue reading Craft Drawer Organization

Life

Hello Again.

Hello there!  I'm climbing out of my cave and thinking about posting again regularly on my blog.  If you scroll down a teeny bit you'll see that I haven't posted since October 1, 2013.  Yikes! So what's new with me?  Well I am still a working mom of two boys.  Not long after my second… Continue reading Hello Again.

Food

Baked Spaghetti Squash, Margarita Style

Ran across this recipe on Pinterest last week. When I saw spaghetti squash at the market on Wednesday I knew what dinner would be that night! Baked Margarita Spaghetti Squash @ Hoopfinity's Happenings The recipe was really easy and had few ingredients. Benzo and I both really liked it. And we even got our 2… Continue reading Baked Spaghetti Squash, Margarita Style

Food

Paleo Flourless Zucchini Brownies

Sleep deprived. That's me. I was doing fairly well for the first couple of weeks. I kept thinking "this is amazing!" and "I can't believe I'm not that tired!" Then it all caught up with me this week. And when I'm tired I crave all manner of sweets. I saw this recipe fly by on… Continue reading Paleo Flourless Zucchini Brownies

Food

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies

One of the lactation consultants gave me this recipe during our hospital stay after I delivered Little Brother.  I made them within a couple days of coming home. Nursing has gone pretty smoothly for me this time (knock on wood) but I still thought it couldn't hurt to get a boost from the right foods. … Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies