One tasty benefit of summer is the large, beautiful zucchinis you can purchase (or grow) from the farm. Some may not realize the potential for one of these monster zucchinis as they are not the most scrumptious to cook and serve. However, many bakers identify this as the time to break out their zucchini nut(…)
Maddie has been to many doctor appointments in her lifetime, like a lot of children, whether for a well-child check up or for sickness. She has always done good sitting on my lap but nervous still for the doctor. After her first appointment to get her shots though, this all changed. When it was time(…)
So I decided with the economy, price of fresh food, and the great taste of the farm’s produce that I would like to try a couple garden plants myself. Right now though we live in the city and do not have a backyard conducive to a “garden.” I told my husband that I would like(…)
When Maddie was younger and getting to the age when most children are starting to put together sentences, it was pointed out to me by my family and her pediatrician that she wasn’t “behind” but could be doing better with her vocabulary. I knew this myself but I also knew the main reason: not all(…)
I have two children. A 10 year old daughter Alyssa and an 8 year old son, Adam. Adam never ceases to amaze me! The other day while my husband, Chuck, was at work I was taking a shower. I heard a knock on the bathroom door, and my son calling “MOOOOOOOM!”. My first thoughts were(…)
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As mentioned on the about us page, this blog is not just going to post stories and ideas, but also things we find that we think other moms might like to see or know about. Today I am going to share a really awesome site called “The Crafty Moms”. They sell a variety of different(…)
One great thing that summer brings is local, organic, farm fresh food that is super delicious and much better than anything you can buy in a market. If it must be 100ºF out at least there are some benefits, right? Well, on one of these 100ºF days we decided that we just had to get(…)
So, what does it take to create a toddler schedule that is beneficial for all? Structure, structure, structure! First, let me begin this story a few happy months ago when my husband and I used to have peaceful evenings and restful nights… My daughter was born full term yet very small at only 5 lbs(…)
You must love how the mind of a two year old works. It is so simple and yet so smart, the complete opposite of an adult’s. We have a recipe that has been in the family for probably fifteen years now, I know – not long compared to some hundred year old family recipes, but(…)
Its funny where some of your funniest stories come from and here is one my family got a kick out of. This morning my husband, on his way to work, came into the room asking me if I had seen the truck key (yes, singular because he is crazy enough to keep his truck key(…)
One of my favorite Maddie Adventure stories happened very shortly after moving into our new house. As you would imagine, or have even experienced, I was very busy unpacking and organizing – all while constantly sick from the new move. One day my mom called while I was working in the spare room/office. After only(…)
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