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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Preschool Worksheets and Coloring Pages

I love printables! I have used them for a few years now.  There are some to be had out there on the web; however, I wanted more to choose from. What is a printable? Simply put, it is a worksheet that you can print for your children to use. I finally started making my own […]

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Charlotte’s Web Lapbook

Charlotte's Web Lapbook

This year we are using Sonlight Core 1 for my first grader, I absolutely love the emphasis on literature and reading. We are currently reading Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White, what a pleasure it is! Preston is really enjoying the story as am I. I wanted to try and come up with a Charlotte’s Web […]

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Family Recipe – Green Chili

The best green chili is here in print, something that has been hard to obtain even though the recipe has been in the family for generations. In fact, I was flipping through our family recipe book and this one is not in there! Being 5th generation Coloradoans we have a rich tradition of food and […]

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A is for Animal

After checking out a ton of homeschool blogs this summer I was looking for an alphabet activity for Oliver to do, I came across an idea at  It is called Now I Know My ABC’s and it shows pictures of animals made from each letter in the alphabet.  Here is what Oliver has made […]

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Free Lamination at Mardel this Week

I love to laminate and with a Mardel store right down the street it is so easy and economical at .25/foot. Laminating flash cards, lapbook materials and charts will ensure they will last a long time, ideally throughout the homeschool years in our family. This week is Lamination Week at Mardel.  They even have a […]

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Our First Field Trip!

We did it! We went on our first official Field Trip for school. We have been studying flowers and how things grow, what more perfect place to go then the Denver Botanic Gardens. We went in the afternoon and the weather was perfect! We started by strolling the grounds and looking at all the native […]

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Hermie Tot Book

I have not made any lapbooks but I am researching them and a super-sweet friend is going to give me a tutoiral. For practice I decided to try a Tot Book, it’s a mini-version of lapbooks. We tried this one today it’s another great idea from the 1+1+1=1 blog. It is a Hermie Tot Book […]

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Learning to Count, Add & Subtract

This is a great idea from one of my favorite blogs, the 1+1+1=1 Blog When I was learning to count my teacher showed me this method, not sure what it is called but it helped me tremendously when learning to add and subtract. I saw this and thought it would be great for Oliver. I […]

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