Archives for January 2016

Menu Planning Monday # 28

Welcome to Menu Planning Monday! For some, one of the worst parts about menu planning is actually deciding on what to make. I find myself stressed out once the late afternoon hits and I have no idea what we are having for dinner, so if I want to prevent that and stay on top of […]

Sweet Jenna’s Turkey and Veggie Meatloaf

Right after we had our baby a bunch of my sweet, loving friends brought over meals to bless our family with. And I have some seriously talented friends because they were SO good! One of my favorites was this turkey and veggie meatloaf that was so stinking good that I literally ate HALF of it […]

He Hears You

Being a parent is by far the hardest job I have EVER had. Before having our babies I was a high school teacher, and the level of frustration I have experienced with students doesn’t even come close to what I feel with my own crew. And believe me, I have come across some real gems. I […]

Menu Planning Monday #27

Welcome to Menu Planning Monday! For some, one of the worst parts about menu planning is actually deciding on what to make. I find myself stressed out once the late afternoon hits and I have no idea what we are having for dinner, so if I want to prevent that and stay on top of […]

How We Keep the Kids in Bed and the Morning Routine

Having a newborn in the house means we are a little extra groggy in the mornings, so we implemented some things that help our mornings run a little more smoothly, especially on school days. And after being asked quite often how life with three is going, I thought I would share what it is we […]

Menu Planning Monday #26

Welcome to Menu Planning Monday! Since I have a new baby in the house, I am ALL about the quick and simple dinners. I am also staying away from dairy since our little man is sensitive to it, so I am on the lookout for dairy-free recipes or ones that can easily be adapted. So […]

Franklin Turns 2 Months

Our Sweet Franklin has turned two months! And the biggest change in him this month is that he is now a smiling fool! And what a DELIGHT it has been when he flashes us one of his precious little grins. Oh! And he coos! If only you could hear the sounds coming out of this […]

Menu Planning Monday #25

Welcome to Menu Planning Monday! I have been on a bit of a menu planning hiatus since becoming pregnant and having a lot of food aversions, and then our family was blessed with meals once baby was born, so I am just now starting to get back into the cooking spirit. Though if I am […]

Our Family Game Night Favorites

Now that our older two are able to play the same games, we have been really enjoying playing games together, especially on the weekends when bed time can be a little more flexible. Below are our favorites! The game we play the most often is matching, and we are amazed at how well our three-year-old […]

Wooden Accent Wall Tutorial

A while back I blogged what I would like our baby’s room to look like if we had a boy and what I would like it to look like if we had a girl. (See that post HERE) Well, we had a boy! So a rustic woodland theme it is! And to kick off the […]