My Go To, Everyone Loves, Cookie Recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Share Do you love chocolate chips the way I love chocolate chip cookies?  I love them so much that I have tried tons of recipes with variations on ingredients.  Let me tell you that this is the best recipe I have ever come across.  I got it years ago from my favorite recipe site […]

You Can Now Do This at Redbox!

We all love Redbox! Remember when it first came out, it was the coolest thing ever!  No more wandering aimlessly around the video store and then paying  a lot for movie rentals. Not too mention the hoops you had to jump through just to get a movie rental card! I love that you can also […]

Toasted Italian Sub with Meatballs

Everyone in my family loves bread, cheese and meatballs. How could I go wrong with a toasted Italian sub?  I couldn’t and I didn’t. This is amazing and it went FAST!  I needed a quick meal during a busy week and while running through the meat department at my grocery store, I spotted pre-made meatballs. […]

For Fun: Tom Hanks Acts Out All of Movies in One Take!

Recently, Tom Hanks was on with James Corden and they collaborated on this super-fun skit. Enjoy!

Super Yummy Beef Enchiladas

beef enchiladas

Go to recipes > This is one. As I have said before, I cook for picky eaters #MyKids. There are just a handful of meals that every member of my family will eat and one is Beef Enchiladas,  which for all intents and purposes, is really Cheesy Beef Green Chili Enchilada Stacks.  Too long right? […]

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Merry Christmas

The time is here, the time of year to celebrate the birth of our Savior. So much about this season is joyous, comforting, heart-warming. It’s a time to come together with family, enjoy fellowship, happily fill our bellies with homemade meals and goodies. Such a happy time. It is no wonder that the scriptures describing […]

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Boys Love This Craft… R2D2!

My boys are crazy for Star Wars, they love it!  I just picked up the box set of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi for them for Christmas.  It was one of their lightning deals for only $22! Recently, I came across a crafts section of the Star Wars website. […]

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Christmas Lights Wonderland

In our city we have an amazing several acre outdoor garden, complete with different landscapes and habitats. I blogged about our field trip there in September.  It is a great place! Last year they teamed up with Colorado Outdoor Arts to create an award winning display or displays I should say.   Last Christmas season I was planning on […]

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A Good Backup

“Mommy I’m here” from ThinkGeek We have all had it happen in the blink of an eye and we always say “they were just right here”. You have felt that panic hit you when you don’t know where your little one is. Obviously nothing replaces a parents watchful eye but it is a good idea […]

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A Hit with Kids, Fun Candy Activity

Preston enjoying Latkes – Last weekend we were invited to a Jewish Festival to celebrate Hannakah.  It was a fun opportunity to engage another culture.  The music, food, people were all great! They had plenty of activities for the children, all of them were fun but one in particular had me very excited.  It was […]

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Slow Down and Enjoy this Holiday Season

10 Holiday Survival Tips This time of year brings so many emotions.  Reveling in family time together, enjoying evenings by the fire; attending Christmas concerts and plays, and strolling through the stores hoping to find the perfect gift for that someone special.  Christmas can bring joy, peace and happiness but it can also bring stress, […]

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2 Ways We are Celebrating Advent

I have been looking around the web for ideas to celebrate Advent.  In addition to a cute book we purchased a couple of years ago, I wanted another way to add some more fun. The book is the Usbourne Advent Nativity Book.  It features 24 really detailed cardboard cutouts and a story.  You read a […]

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An Easy, Fun, Adorable way to do Christmas Cards

Every year I look forward to the holiday season, so many plans, places to go, people to see.  Then, just like that, it is all over.  One way I have found that really saves me time is personalized Christmas cards. Every year during the holidays I always have big plans for my cards.  Then in […]

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