2 Ingredient Banana Ice Cream Failure...Again!

I noticed the "2 ingredient Banana Ice Cream" BuzzFeed video going around and it reminded me of when I tried it back in 2011. I didn't think it was bad, but the kids thought differently and their reactions were hilarious. If you're wanting to try it, I think the way to go is to add other fruit and make it sorbet-ish. (I can't seem to get the video working. Oops.)...more
Denise That's a good idea! Would be fun to compare and contrast! :) more

My Favorite Veggie Comfort Food: Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed bell peppers are one of my favourite dishes: light, healthy, easy to make and tasty! I like them stuffed with rice, peas, tomato sauce or saffron. Yesterday, I used courgettes (zucchini) and red onions for the filling. My recipe is extremely simple and pretty quick....more
These look really good and really easy! Thanks! more

Cute Hair: The Easiest Inside-Out "Braid" Tutorial

Lately, I have been completely obsessed with this easy "braid." I think it's because I recently cut more layers into my hair, so when I do a real braid, it doesn't last very long. That is where this technique comes in handy. Since you use a few small elastics, your hair stays in place— layers or no layers. And it's chic enough for a last-minute party style, and simple enough for an early preschool morning … or whenever, really. ...more
Excited to try this. Thanks! more

How to Make Simple and Beautiful Fall Table Place Cards

Whether you're hosting rap stars or just family, these place cards will definitely liven up your table. The simple version is perfect all alone. I am weak when it comes to glitter and couldn't resist. Here we go....more
Love your enthusiasm! Glad I'm not the only one! more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your November 2014 Posts Here!

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! In fact, we're going to be culling out some great posts from the list below and paying you to feature them on BlogHer during the month of November to celebrate NaBloPoMo. ...more
Today I wrote about going to the dentist and am asking for opinions about Sonicare toothbrushes ... more

10 Things Parents Shouldn't Say To Non-Parents

Lately, I've seen some articles (this one in particular) about how people with kids are tired of hearing certain things from people without munchkins. I know, I know, we don't get it. But maybe, possibly, you're forgetting what it's like to not have kids. There are different stresses but stress none the less. ...more
Ha! Proof that you really don't get it. more

Glitter Letter Cake Topper

This has been the first year that Vaughn did not want something specific on top of her birthday cake. No Dora, no princess, no butterflies. All she wanted was a chocolate cake and something fantastic on top. Take it from me, when you're trying to impress a soon-to-be six year old girl the answer is always glitter. And the more the better....more
Thanks Denise! more

DIY Glitter Tea Lights

Seriously... who doesn't love Pinterest. And candles. And glitter.After looking at a whole bunch of ways to make these pretty candle holders, I took a trip into town and picked up some supplies!...more
Very cute! more

$1 Spot Crafting: Flowered Letter

Thanks, Karen! more

Dinner Tonight: Butternut Squash Pasta with Kale and Parmesan

 Need some quick and healthy dinner recipes that you, your partner, the kids, anyone is sure to love?This has been a favorite in my house for years! It’s filling yet healthy, light yet flavorful and packed full of goodness.Note: I don’t typically measure out ingredients when I’m cooking, which is why I usually don’t list exact ingredients.  ...more
This does look good! I wonder what a little bit of goat cheese would add? Might have to find ... more