Stay At Home Mom.  Writer.   Health Nut.   Listener.   Laugh Maker.  Artist.  When I'm not doing any of the previous things, I'm either doing laundry, dishes, or sleeping.

Guilt, Loss, Love

FOR FULL POST, CLICK HERE **MrsMuffinTop preface:  This will be my last post on the death of my mom.  This specific topic has bothered me for a while and I needed to see if anyone else out there could relate.  After this, I will go back to my usual nonsensical humorous topics* ...more

Entry and Exit

I am about three weeks way from my due date, and my husband and kids are very excited to meet and welcome this new life into our home.  I am also excited, the most I've been out of all three kids (so far). It's a pleasant change, to not complain about how hard the end of pregnancy is, given that I was so miserable the last two times.  As I come to the end of my pregnancy, ready to give new life, my mother in Toronto is coming to the end of her life, with each day seemingly in more pain and depression than the previous....more

2013 or 1953?

I'm Pregnant, Not Deaf: 5 Witty Comebacks to Stupid Questions

Read the original post here: Have you ever met someone who didn't think before talking, and just spilled any comment out of their mouth, regardless of the impact it would have on others? Well, it seems that more people turn into this when they meet a pregnant woman. Allow me to elaborate... ...more
@Shoebox-Be-Gone Love it!!  They're human!  SO RUDE!more

Facebook: Based on a True Story

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Amazing Applesauce

My kids adore anything with apples, and I make this a few times a month!  In Autumn, when apples are in season I make it once a week. I love to make this recipe and it is incredibly easy.  All of the prep comes from peeling and coring, and it's really worth it.8 apples, peeled and cored, cut in half (I like granny smith, but any kind will do)1.5 cups water1/2 tsp cinnamonYou can add sugar if you want, but it's not necessary.  No more than 1/4 cup, or it will be too sweet....more

Emotional Mama

If you keep up with MrsMuffinTop's posts, you know by now that I am now pregnant with my third child.  The journey of motherhood has been a true roller coaster, from the moment the positive pregnancy turned up with my first until, well, present....more

Speedy Salmon

SALMON IN 30 MINUTESHere's a fast, healthy, delicious meal that everyone in your family will love! I originally played with this recipe fifteen years ago, in my first apartment in college.  It's now become a regular in my menu rotation, and I even give it to my friends when they get married as a great recipe to make when there's not a lot of time.  It's perfect for casual dinners alone, or for entertaining.   ...more

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken

While this isn't an original Mrs. Muffintop recipe like the others,  it is definitely Muffintop Family approved! Given to me by a Supermommy, I hope your family devours it with as much delight as we did.  This dish has an amazing FIVE MINUTE PREP time.  Each serving has 221 calories (5 g of fat).  Happy Eating. ...more