My 30 Day Challenge

It was almost 1.5 years ago that I wrote this post on being married for 5 years.  What made me think of it?  Well, I had a bunch of girls over a couple of weeks ago, and we were talking about how long everyone was married….when it came around to my turn, all the ladies that have been married for longer said, "about 7 years.  Have you felt the itch?"...more

I'm a Stay at Home Mom. Shoot Me.

This is a repost from a year ago.  I now have three kids.  Lots more poop.  Lots more laundry.  Lots more love and lots more "shoot me" moments.  For the full post, click here.  or ...more

Persian Meatballs - GONDI

This recipe is so easy, healthy and delicious.  High in protein and low in fat.  Kids love it, too! Click here for the full page:

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