One of the gifts for my youngest daughter this year is a sled for her American Girl Dolls. I got busy crafting and also made her some winter gear to go with it. The sled was a find at Crafts 2000. I got it for $9.97, which was quite a bargain in my opinion. My other purchase for… Keep Reading »
If you are like most people, each year you have a pile of Christmas cards that you don’t want to throw out after the holidays are over. Yet you probably don’t know what to do with them either. One tip that can save you money is to make gift tags out of them. I pack last year’s cards… Keep Reading »
There is just something about a pretty wrapped package under the twinkling lights of the Christmas tree. It’s a bit magical. I know that gift wrap just gets ripped and torn up, but I like to take as much care with wrapping the gift as I do with selecting the perfect gift. One of my favorite ways to… Keep Reading »
Each year I struggle when it comes to buying gifts for the kids’ teachers. Although teacher ornaments and mugs are cute, you know that they get a ton of them. Books for the classroom are always appreciated, but I also want to get something for the teacher themselves to show them how much I appreciate what they do… Keep Reading »
Happy Thanksgiving to all my readers! I hope you have a wonderful day filled with good food and surrounded by your loved ones and friends.
I don ‘t know about you, but I like to do a lot of the Thanksgiving meal prep work ahead of time. That way I can watch the parade and enjoy the morning with my family instead of cooking. This make ahead mashed potatoes recipe is one of our family’s favorites. The cream cheese adds a richness to… Keep Reading »
I am fully aware of how blessed I was that I conceived easily with all four of my children. I have a friend who struggled for five years before she finally became pregnant. Another of my friends is currently trying to conceive and becoming more discouraged as time goes by. Although it has only been 8 months, she… Keep Reading »
When other moms find out I am a dietitian, I get asked a lot about how to get kids to eat their veggies. The truth is I struggle with that as much as any other mom. I am always on the lookout for ways that will make vegetables more appealing to my children. So when I heard about Green… Keep Reading »