Bring the BBQ Inside if Weather Doesn’t Permit

I didn’t really have any huge plans for this weekend other than attempting to have a BBQ at my Dad’s at some point with my boyfriend, my sister and her baby girl. Today was the day for that but the weather was not allowing for a BBQ and so we headed out to pick up the sister and my niece for a warm cooked meal. And boy did Dad cook, I wouldn’t expect anything less. A meal for many King’s was provided and I barely ate one hotdog, macaroni salad and potato salad along with a couple pickles and drank […]

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What’s Movie Night without Popcorn?

It is a given in my household that if we are going to sit down, curl up and put on a great movie that we are going to have us some good buttered popcorn. One is not able to have a movie night without that wonderful taste and smell of popcorn through out your house. Heck, even Jenny the Pug is ready for popcorn with us. Who can resist sharing some popcorn on movie night with that adorable face? I certainly cannot resist sharing with her awesome pug-ness. Whatever style of popcorn or brand you enjoy, it does not matter, […]

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Family Pumpkin Carving Time Using Template

This was the first year we used a pumpkin carving template that Kiara and I printed off of the internet. The boys wanted a regular, some what normal jack-o-latern look but Miss Kiara really wanted something unique. Since the horse template was a bit too complicated for the boys Dad who came over to enjoy carving pumpkins with the kids, Kiara had to use a cat design. The boys were so happy with their designs that they made on their own, and had Dad carve for them. K man’s pumpkin is now resting in peace because he broke him all […]

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Easter Recipe Ideas from Jell-O

I just shared with you my favorite choice of Jell-O pudding snacks based on their new options of S’more and Strawberry Sundae but now I want to share some great Easter Snack ideas for your family to create using Jell-O. Tie-Dye Fruity Cupcakes Use Jell-O lime, strawberry and lemon gelatin to create a delicious snack for your Easter egg hunt day or a family get together. Find the recipe on the Kraft Brands website. Banana Cake Balls Use Jell-O vanilla pudding to create Banana cake balls instead of chocolate bunnies this year during your Easter festivities. The kids will surely […]

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We Have Apple Trees

Yes, about three or four apple trees reside in our new back yard along with blueberry and raspberry bushes! Talk about our own fresh fruit!  The boys wanted some apples but alas the apples on the ground were pretty icky. AJ informs me that Grampa taught him how to eat wild apples, yes indeed – you eat around the yucky spots. I agree, if you are not picky like me and don’t mind a bruised up apple but when the wild apple is on the ground all brown with a slug on it, well you can say Mama is going […]

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