Happy Bisquick Day

  Bisquick is one of those controversial ingredients that can cause quite a stir among people who cook. Are you a "real" cook if you use a pre-boxed mix for anything or should everything be from scratch? The same controversy surrounds cans of cream soup (cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, etc). Is it considered…

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Lunch Time Blues

Written for Kids Cuisine on the Well Fed Network I often struggle with our weekday lunch. It is the most frustrating part of the day for me because I have a hard time getting creative and making a quick and healthy lunch that my kids will enjoy. I am also very tempted at lunchtime to…

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Love Thy Neighbor

{First of all…sorry about the lack of any posting this past week. We had a death in the family and my kids and I went out of town for the visitation and funeral. We’ve had some other tragic extended family stuff going on this past week as well… it has been kind of a crazy…

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Is It Monday Yet??

I am going to start this post off by saying I love my husband… I truly do. I love spending time with him. I love having long leisurely weekends with him. I love the fact that he is a great dad, a great husband, a great helper around the house. He is way more than…

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Food For Talk and the Well Fed Network

I was recently asked by Cate over at Sweetnick’s to be a contributing writer on the Well Fed Network. I’ve been submitting articles for the past couple of weeks and keep forgetting to mention it here. If you are into all things food, then make sure you bookmark the Well Fed Network. There is something…

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Back to Normal

Thank you everyone for your thoughts and concerns regarding Ella. She is completely back to normal now. The swelling has gone down and her cute little face is just plump from chubbies… not from the swelling! We are doing great!

I’m Not Always Cheap and Easy

I will admit… I like the convenience of a boxed cake mix. I am a very busy mom and sometimes Miss Crocker and I get busy in the kitchen together. On those crunched for time days, must have a dessert days, don’t want to use a million dishes days…Betty Crocker is just short of a…

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Eventful Morning

Was I complaining about how yesterday started off? I take it all back now… I can top the whole lock the girls in the car thing. My morning started off at around 1:30am with Ella crying. I went in to her room and picked her up only to notice that the right side of her…

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Did I seriously just do that??

Picture this… you are doing your weekly grocery shopping with your 3 year old and 8 month old in tow. The 8 month old is about at the end of her rope… she is tired and hungry. You rush out to the car, buckle both kids into their seats and start unloading the groceries. You…

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