Split Pea Soup

Delicious Split Pea Soup

I have to make a confession.  (Shhhh…I don’t like peas.)  I never have and, though I will eat them if served to me or if I serve them as a side for our kids, they aren’t a vegetable I particularly enjoy.  Just keep that in mind when you scroll through this recipe…because even people who don’t […]

How to Help High-Energy Kids Fall Asleep

Helping high-energy kids

  Our boys have energy like you wouldn’t believe.  If only there was a way to harness it…I am quite certain that they would produce more than one of those fancy schmancy windmills.  Their energy is good for many things, like making thundering noises running laps around our house while simultaneously waking up their sister. […]

Take Your Own Professional-Looking Cake Smash Pictures at Your Baby’s Birthday Party

Do It Yourself Cake Smash Pictures

  We just celebrated Little Sister’s first birthday!  We had a sweetheart party for our little sweetheart on Valentines Day with both of our families.  It was lovely. I have always loved the look of professional cake smash photos, but felt that it is a little unnecessary when kiddos normally have cake at their birthday […]

Mini Yogurt Parfaits (using Baby Food Jars and Yulu Yogurt)

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  Having a baby in the house means that we have a boatload of baby food jars (especially being the third child, I have totally failed at my homemade-baby-food-making plans).  Rather than throwing them in the recycling bin, we decided to repurpose them to make a kid-sized family favorite:  mini yogurt parfaits using Yulu yogurt!   […]

How to Keep Your Kids’ Beds Looking Neat (Beddy’s Giveaway)

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Is getting your child to make his/her bed in the morning like pulling teeth?  Or perhaps once it’s made, do you find yourself thinking it looked better unmade?  Well, do I have a solution for you (spoiler alert:  it’s Beddy’s)!!!     Our boys currently share a bedroom.  We have an extra bedroom that could allow them […]