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After-School Snack Time!! ((Hot n’ Ready Ham Roll-ups))

After-School Snack Time!! ((Hot n’ Ready Ham Roll-ups))

It is official, school is back in session. I have to admit – for the first time in several years, I am sad summer break is over. We had a great ((and very busy)) summer. The kids attended a few camps, we enjoyed our annual […]

It is time for Junk!

It is time for Junk!

If your house looks anything like mine right now, you are probably as ready as I am to rid yourself of the sorted piles bags of candy treats. But, oh how the kiddos love their sweet heaps. Trading, sorting, saving, sorting, trading, sneaking, eating, saving […]

Oozing Mummy Dog Family in the House!!

Oozing Mummy Dog Family in the House!!

Every year at this time we have a dinner tradition: “Oozing Mummy Dogs”. I have seen plenty of look-alikes floating around television, Pinterest and magazines, but I have never seen the “real dog”. The Oozing Mummy Dog, that is. Now, please don’t burst my bubble and work to prove me wrong! I am sure these have been done somewhere before I started making them — but let me live in my fairytale, please ((haha)). (more…)

When all else fails…make PLAY DOUGH!!

When all else fails…make PLAY DOUGH!!

Some days are diamonds…some days, well… some days call for making play dough! Today was actually a great day – the kiddos were pleasantly kind to each other and were very cooperative in getting their schoolwork done. Even with a nice pace to our day […]

Loaded Sirup-filled Pancake Muffins

Loaded Sirup-filled Pancake Muffins

Summer has officially started in my ‘neck of the woods’… which means life has s-l-o-w-e-d way down. YAY!! To celebrate, the herd & I made breakfast together.

Birthright Stew

Birthright Stew

For those of you who have been following my recipes for a few years – this one should be familiar. I like to call it “Birthright Stew” – I will tell you why soon… (more…)

This Hobo Dinner just may change your life!

This Hobo Dinner just may change your life!

 The first time I had a Hobo Dinner was when I was 12. Mom, Dad, Mike & I were camping in the summer in CO. Once the tent was sent up, the campfire wood was gathered and the campfire was built, mom and I started […]

Loaded Cheeseburger Potato ((and carrot)) Soup

Loaded Cheeseburger Potato ((and carrot)) Soup

The first dinner to be served to a kiddo with a mouth full of new hardware needs to be yummy & soft. So guess what I came up with?? Cheeseburger Potato Soup! Now, this may sound strange – but, when I think of cheesy potato soup, […]

When the moon hits your eye…

When the moon hits your eye…

…it means you are starting dinner too late and speed cooking a big pizza pie – that’s amoreĀ“. It’s also amoreĀ“ because it’s quick and simple and under 10 ingredients!! Oh and it’s a healthy ninja recipe too!! 

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“Taco Tico — Yahyahyah!”

“Taco Tico — Yahyahyah!”

Well, this makes my mouth water just thinking about it! Every time I make it, the kids chant “Taco Tico YAHYAHYAH!! Taco Tico YAHYAHYAH!!” over and over. I think it’s cute and funny for about one minute.

Shock and Awe, people!

Shock and Awe, people!

There is an unwritten list of foods we parents have – PLEASE tell me I am not the only one… You know, a list of the untouchables. The “Untouchable Vegetables”. “Those” veggies that I wouldn’t even dare to put on my kiddos plates, the ones […]

Brownie NomNoms

Brownie NomNoms

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this recipe belongs to food for a year. no reproductions are permitted without explicit permission from the owner of this recipe.

This recipe has been a breath of fresh air into a much needed morning routine. I don’t know, I may be the only one who struggles to force-feed offer my children healthy food in the mornings. I have blended, I have toasted, I have mixed, stirred—and waved the white flag of surrender. They ((my herd of 4)) have eaten pop strudels, fruity sugar O’s, chocolate coated sucrose bombs – happily. Yeah, they were happy & I felt guilty. (more…)


 
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