Thanksgiving Tips!

I'm hosting Thanksgiving for the first time and ironically enough I've been sick for the past week, which has made a sport out of prepping. Happy to say that I'm starting to feel better and beyond thankful that my mom came into town yesterday to help me finish up grocery shopping and is here to tell me what the hell to do with all this food.Here's some Thanksgiving links from The Kitchn to help you along your way too. Source Thanksgiving Music Playlist...more

Friday 5

It's a shame that I don't have any place to put this sign....more

You Sit There! Printable Place Cards

Don't let holiday guests waltz in and sit wherever they want. Take control of the situation and tell them where to park it. :) Click HERE for the link Want some help with the names? ...more

Love to Cook, Hate to Plan: Weekly Menu

Week of November 16 - November 22 We had dinner plan changes for 2 nights last week, so we didn't get to the Chicken Alfredo Roll Up's and the Garlic and Butter Spaghetti Squash. I'm carrying them over to this week, but am already doubtful that I'll feel like cooking spaghetti squash on a Friday night. We'll see though, if not squash keeps, right?!?...more

Friday 5: Celebrating Simplicity

  5 moments from the week. Cheers to making it through! ...more

Friday 5

5 moments from the week. Cheers to making it through! 1. Saturday was my birthday, and as you can tell from the picture, I was at home, in my comfies, hair up, getting ready to dig in to a homemade cake with my family, and was within reach from a glass of champagne ....more

Love to Cook, Hate to Plan: Weekly Menu Planner

First things first, the soup I made from last week's menu, Crock Pot Chicken Soup, was a HUGE success with the kids, Vaughn especially, because she never likes soup. If you're looking for a new soup, give it a try! Week of 11/9 - 11/15 Salads and baked potatoes on Monday ....more

Free Printable: Be Thankful for Today

No Friday 5 today, but because it's my birthday tomorrow and I'm feeling very thankful, I made a quick printable for you. Perfect for Thanksgiving time! I hope everyone has a great weekend!...more

A Look Back: Halloween

The kids didn't have school on Friday, so we kicked off Halloween weekend with a trip to the pumpkin patch. A little late in the season, but it counts! Me made it! ...more

Love to Cook, Hate to Plan: Weekly Dinner Menu

Week of 11/2 - 11/8 This week's menu was a chore to plan, but so glad I powered through! It feels good to have a plan amongst the chaos that this week's activities will bring. On top of Vaughn's soccer practices and gymnastics, baseball and basketball starts this week for Vance ....more