Archives for August 2016

Baby-proofing (or Pet-proofing!) With Style

Now that Franklin is mobile, we are having to baby proof the house. Our older two were no longer in need of baby-proofing items at our new house when we moved in, so as it stood, this place was a danger zone. I quickly covered the outlets, bought materials to baby-proof the fireplace and cabinets, […]

Menu Planning Monday #54

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. I was talking to a friend recently about menu planning, and she was shocked when she learned that I really […]

My Newest Obsession- The Bentgo Box

 About a month ago I ordered these Bentgo Boxes for the kids and I am obsessed. I normally make the kids’ lunches the evening before on a plate and cover it in saran wrap. The problems I encountered with doing this were that the big plates took up a lot of room in the fridge, sometimes the […]

Menu Planning Monday #53

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. Our sweet little Gwyn is getting her tonsils and adenoids out today and I am incredibly nervous about it. I […]

Baby Franklin Turns 9 Months

Our little babe is 9 months! Three-fourths of the way to being a year old. This is crazy talk! This little babe has 6 teeth and is gnawing on any and everything he can. He loves eating just about anything in itty-bitty, cut-up form. Bananas, strawberries, all other berries, avocado, some softer meats, green beans, […]

Menu Planning Monday #52

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. We just got back from being in Nevada for eleven days and as soon as we got home we needed […]

How to Unclog a Drain Like a Boss

A little while ago my husband had to leave town for a week for work, and this mama was flying solo with the three kiddos. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t dreading his departure because it would be my first time alone with three for that long. But, to get through the week, […]

Menu Planning Monday #51

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. And since it has been so warm lately (not complaining!) I thought I would include some summer salad options, and […]

Menu Planning Monday #50

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. This week I thought I would include some super easy kid-friendly options that can be thrown together for a last-minute dinner, […]