The Kitchen: Not Just a Place to Cook

If there’s one thing that can tear your youngsters away from their tablets, smartphones or video games, cooking might just be it. Children love working some culinary magic in the kitchen. It gives them a chance to get their hands dirty and, best of all, they can eat the results! Also, you get the chance to spend some quality time with your tots this way, and you can rest assured you’re providing them with some valuable life skills. There are certain classics that almost all children like to cook, including pizzas, chocolate brownies, and fairy cakes. However, if you’re looking […]

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Learning The Ins and Outs of Frozen Crock Pot Meals

I never have been that great at being a chef, honestly if you wanted a grilled cheese I would have told you the best bet was to make it yourself and my kids would have said the same. You see, I was famous for burning grilled cheese; all.the.time. Yet now, as I work to create a family life for the first time in a few years, one that truly feels home and family-ish to me, I have wanted to make better meals. We all have to fight our horrible metabolism in our family gene pool so making better meals was […]

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Preparing Breakfast Burritos to Freeze and Serve

I ran across a great idea while looking for frozen crock pot meals, frozen breakfast burritos that you make not buy from a box. Yes, you heard that right. It is amazing the things you can prepare on a weekend, when you have a bit more time than a week day and then heat up to heat later in the week. As a busy work from home mom of three, I am all about finding ways to make more time with my kids. Creating these breakfast burritos will allow before school time run smoother and it gives your family a […]

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{Review & Giveaway} Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces

My family received a wonderful package that included one each of the 6 varieties of Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces along with a 6 quart programmable slow cooker.  The exciting news is that I get to host a giveaway for one person to win this same package, but first I want to share with you the details of Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces in addition to sharing our thoughts based on taste testing the products. Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces sell for around $2.99 per pouch and are available in the following flavor choices, simply add your own meat – Tavern Style Pot […]

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Up&Up Toddler Applesauce Snacks to Go #spon

Up&Up  is a Target brand that offers a fun toddler snack of applesauce that I like to call “on the go snack”,why? Well because I have no problems with having my kids eat this in my car! No mess and good for the kids snack. There are multiple options of the up&up brand food pouches, but today I am talking about the applesauce in particular. The flavors come from Applesauce Cinnamon to Plum Banana and everything in between.  The pouches come in stages from 1-4 and are a great snack for on the go sports nights or an addition to […]

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I Love Crock Pot Recipes

As a busy Mom of three children my crock pot has become my best friend. I can easily get up at the crack of dawn with my 3 year old who just loves to wake up the moment light shines through and start dinner on low in my trusty crock pot. I have tried placing a dark curtain (rather sheet as I don’t have extra curtains for his room) over his window and everything but my sweet AJ seems to know exactly when the sun comes up and scream “Mama it light out, you come get me”. My crock pot […]

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