This week's breakfast project was even more successful! The kids loved every meal and are asking for more lemon muffins (if you haven't tried them yet, you are missing out!). I did resort to cereal on Sunday morning when we have to get ready quick and be out the door for early church, but every other day we had a home made breakfast! Days 1 & 2: Lemon Muffins -- even making ... Read More about Week 2 of The Breakfast Project!
I used to be great about making breakfast in the morning . . . & I'm talking about more than pouring cold cereal in a bowl. It wasn't that I was passionate about not allowing sugar coated cereal into the house or anything. To be honest, it was that I had a toddler who hadn't mastered the spoon in the cereal thing yet & I just didn't like to clean up the mess. It was far ... Read More about The Breakfast Project: Week 1
With Grandma & Grandpa in town for Thanksgiving, we decided to celebrate Evie's birthday a little early. I had been asking her what kind of cake she wanted & she was adamant that she wanted a construction site cake (like her brother had earlier this year) or a lady bug cake (the same one she had for her birthday last year). I searched around on Pinterest a while and somewhere ... Read More about A Pinkalicious Birthday
I say "no" to my kids way too often. I know that I need to relax and lighten up a bit and I'm trying to do that while still keeping some discipline, but its something that I have to work at . . . realizing that its okay for there to be messes to clean up or for my day to have some side tracks to the schedule that I try to keep. Over the weekend, I got to work on it. I bought a ... Read More about Saying Yes
A friend at church was talking about her family making gratitude lists during November which inspired me. Tonight for Family Home Evening, we talked about what it means to be thankful. We then used a big piece of butcher paper to start our list of things we're thankful for what's become on of our favorite Thanksgiving gratitude activities. We went around the circle about 4 ... Read More about Thanksgiving Family Activity