Delicious Crockpot Sloppy Joes

One of the things my whole family loves is Sloppy Joe sandwiches but in an effort to eat healthier I’ve been searching for a homemade Sloppy Joe recipe instead of just popping open cans of Sloppy Joe mix. I’ve tried quite a few but this is the one that my family likes the best....more

What I Read: January 2015

I’m going to switch up how I do my monthly book posts this year. I read so many good books last year and I only featured a fraction of them in my monthly book posts. I want to be able to share more of them with you guys ....more

Easy Weekly Menu Plan #16

We have a less busy week coming up and I’m so grateful for a break from the insanity. On Thursday we have a meeting at Mase’s school that includes dinner beforehand so that will be a nice change- someone cooking dinner for me!...more

What I Wear: Mom Style #11

After the bitter cold from a couple of weeks ago we had very mild weather last week which always makes deciding what to wear challenging for me. I ended up in layers for most of the week and just peeled them off as the day went on and it got warmer. We realistically only have around 6-7 weeks of winter weather left where we live before Spring weather starts showing up ....more

He Said, She Said: Getting Old

Setting the Scene: Over the past six months I’ve noticed that Matt falls asleep on the couch at night with increasing frequency. It used to be that he would fall asleep around 10pm. Then it was 9:30pm ....more

Crockpot Cheesy Chicken & Rice

This is one of my favorite go-to crockpot recipes when I have a busy week. My whole family loves this dinner and it’s an easy way to sneak in a veggie without hearing any whining. Sometimes I even add a can of diced tomatoes or a bag of frozen peas....more

Adventures In Customer Service

I’ve had the misfortune of needing to deal with various customer service departments over the past few weeks. This is pretty much my worst nightmare. I dislike talking to people, especially people I don’t know, and I will avoid it at all costs ....more

Easy Weekly Menu Plan #15

We have a super busy schedule this week and I’ll be making a lot of fast dinners or using my crockpot. I swear it feels like I say we have a busy week every single week lately. Is it too early to say I’m ready for summer break? ...more

What I Wear: Mom Style #10

It was so cold last week y’all- the coldest week we’ve had in a long time. We hit single digits several nights in a row with wind chills near zero. We didn’t even rise above freezing for 3 days in a row ....more

Shining Examples Of Amateur Parenting…from veteran parents

There have been some not so stellar parenting moments in our house recently. As in, Matt and I actually look at each other and shake our head in disbelief that such a thing occurred in our house. In my defense….no, actually I don’t have a defense ....more