Heart Shaped Treats For Valentine’s Day

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Valentine's Day is just around the corner. I like to make each holiday special for the boys by celebrating it all month long. Valentine's Day is easy, just make heart shaped treats. In fact, make everything heart shaped. The following 19 heart shaped treats include desserts like the cute heart shaped brownies I made a few years ago and cheesecakes as well as main dishes like pizza and pot … [Read more...]

7 Fire Safety Tips to Help Keep Your Family Safe & Protected

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Did you know most house fires happen in January? Did you know that my family lost our home 2007? We were lucky that our family was unharmed, but we lost everything we owned. I've always wanted to put together a post of all the things I learned from the experience that can help you prepare yourself in the event something horrible should happen with these 7 Fire Safety Tips. Many of these things we … [Read more...]

21 Nutritious Muffins For Busy Mornings

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On busy mornings, the last thing I want to think about is what to make for breakfast. However, I have found that everyone in my house is in a better mood all day long if I start the day with a meal, like some nutritious muffins. To save a bit of time and make mornings run smoother, I have been making muffins the night before and reheating them for breakfast. The only problem is, they get sick and … [Read more...]

Make Your Own DIY Photo Tile Coasters

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I love making gifts for people, especially if it means being able to use some of the many photos I take throughout the year. A fun, simple craft that you (or your kids!) can make are these DIY Photo Tile Coasters. You can make a set for under $5, and they look great forever. Supplies needed for DIY Photo Tile Coasters: Printed Photos Mod Podge (I used glossy here) Foam Brush … [Read more...]

Baby Registry Advice From A Seasoned Mom

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I still remember setting up my registry 16+ years ago. I was so excited about planning a nursery I thought it would be fun. Little did I know how much work it would be. Luckily, I had a friend who had just had a baby able to help me and give me some baby registry advice, but she had pretty much just become a mom herself, so her knowledge was limited. I thought I would share my wisdom after having … [Read more...]

Turkey Handprint Headband Hat Craft for Thanksgiving

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  This Turkey Handprint Headband Hat Craft was perfect to get us ready for Thanksgiving. This fall has flown by. I can't believe Thanksgiving is already upon us. I wish we could say we've been out enjoying all things fall but we've started this holiday season off being sick. Sawyer has missed more school this month than we normally have from all three kids all year long. I knew Sawyer … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Blueberry Pecan Oatmeal Muffins Recipe

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Although this post is sponsored by Welch's® Frozen Fruits, all opinions are my own. I love to bake and the moment the cool air starts coming in I start filling our home with sweet baked goods. I love knowing what ingredients I'm putting into my foods to make sure it has the best possible nutrition for my family. When you're buying store bought baked goods they often have a mix of things I … [Read more...]

A Family Favorite Breakfast: Monkey Bread Recipe

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There are a few recipes that I have really strong memories of. The ones that I made with my mom or grandmother, and had me and my siblings running to the kitchen begging to help with the next step. Those are the recipes that I really treasure now as a mom and that I love making them with my kids. Monkey Bread was always a special treat and my favorite breakfast as a young girl. We usually made … [Read more...]

Perfect and Delicious 1 Hour Cinnamon Rolls With Maple Frosting Recipe

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The trees are changing colors and the temperatures have drastically dropped the past few days. I busted out my slippers, electric blanket, and all of my Halloween decor. I absolutely love Fall and to celebrate I wanted to bake! One of my favorite Fall treats to bake is warm, sweet, and slightly gooey cinnamon rolls. I love eating them as a special breakfast with my family or enjoying one while I'm … [Read more...]