The Lawn Jungle

AL finally finished up the first pass over our yard. Since our lawnmower was broken and it took a while for us to give in and get it fixed, our yard had turned into a jungle. It was so bad, we stopped going to the playground. But starting Wednesday, AL mowed the front, then half […]

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Italian Pasta Salad

You know a meal is going to be good when it starts out like this: But it’s even better when it winds up looking like this: Then again, I love sausage (cue inappropriate AL joke), so this meal wins me over in many ways. I think my favorite part was the homemade Italian dressing, which […]

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Sad Sad Cookies

I’ve got to post my failures as well as my successes, right? Thalia wanted some cookies yesterday as we were driving home from school. I said, sure I’ll make some when we get home. I pulled out an easy kid-friendly recipe to make with her then discovered we were out of baking soda. So I […]

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Bunches of Lunches

I’m playing super-mom this week. I’m making Thalia the best lunches. I also created my own sandwich holder for her. I’m in heavy crafting mode lately. It’s made out of a plastic milk container… see? From 2011-08-16 (by Eye-Fi) Yesterday, I prepared homemade mini-pizzas for her… along with melon jello and strawberry yogurt and blueberries. […]

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NayNay’s Graduation Goodies

Hooray, Renee! We are all so proud of you! But this isn’t a post about how awesome you are and how wonderful your graduation was. This is a post just to show my crafty attempts at making an appetizer and centerpiece… since I like to keep track of my craft endeavors on my site. I’m […]

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Thalia’s First Back-To-School Week

It’s actually happening. My baby is starting school in one week. I’m so excited for her! In preparation for the big day, we’re having a back-to-school countdown. Every day this week, Thalia gets to open a school-related gift. Things like lunchbox, soup container, Dora freezer paks, a craft, stickers, rubber bands… She’s pretty excited about […]

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