Have I Wasted My Life As A SAHM?


“What? You’re just doing to waste your life?” Came the flabbergasted response of my long-time friend. “Ummm…no. I’m going to marry a pastor and be a stay-at-home wife and mom.” “Yeah, but what about your music? You’re just going to throw your talent away like that?” “No. I will still use it --- … [Continue reading]

Crumb Snatchin’ Chicken Tenders

crumc snatchin chicken tenders

Our family LOVES chicken tenders. I have tried about 20 different recipes to find the perfect chicken tender for our family. I wanted a crunchy crust packed with flavor. Friends, I believe I have found the perfect, flavor-packed recipe. This is a recipe I conjured up in my head as I imagined my … [Continue reading]

Struggling With Patience — 5 Ways to Become a Patient Mom

how to be a patient mom

A few months ago I asked several moms if they could grow in one area of motherhood, what would it be? The overwhelming response was the area of … [Continue reading]

Cheesy, Bacon and Green Onion Dip

cheesy bacon onion dip

Our family loves a great dip recipe. Crab dips, dessert dips and especially cheesy dips! Dips are lots of fun for a family night, party or just … [Continue reading]

Super Cheesy Pepperoni Calzones

cheesy calzones

Is it just my family or does Friday night feel like pizza night? If you'd like a fun twist to your traditional pizza night, why not try … [Continue reading]

One Mom’s Confession — I Bribe My Kids

how to bribe your kids

Bribing has such a negative connotation to it, doesn't it? But, bribing works for me when I am in a pinch. Before you judge me as an unfit mom, just … [Continue reading]

Southwestern Chicken Taco Casserole

chicken casserole

If you have ever checked out my recipes, you would know by now that my family loves Tex-Mex, pizza and cheese --- without apology. We also love … [Continue reading]

Two SUPER SNEAKY Tips to Get Your Kids To Go to Sleep — FAST!

bedtime tips for kids

We all have those nights. We have some major tasks planned and we really, really, really need our kids to go to sleep --- fast. Though it's not … [Continue reading]

Why Moms Need the Gift of Clean

help moms clean

*This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Pampers. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all … [Continue reading]

How to Win the Battle of Germs

how to keep your baby well

"Ah-choo!"Sniff. Sniff.Cough! Cough! Those are not the sounds a mom wants to be hear --- ever. Moms constantly battle an unseen army of … [Continue reading]

Guide to Purchasing Potty Training Books

guide to potty training

Every mom has to do it. Every child has to learn it. It's the ever-confusing, intimidating task of --- POTTY TRAINING! Every mom has to do … [Continue reading]

15 Minute Tortilla Pizza

easy pizza recipe

Tortilla pizza is seriously one of my favorite quick dinners or lunches to prepare. I love how I can get this meal thrown together and baked in 15 … [Continue reading]

Crinkle Cut Parmesan Fries

home-made french fries

French fries are a guilty, junk-food pleasure for most families. But, if you make them at home, it takes a little bit of the guilt out! But, many … [Continue reading]

20 Boredom Busters Activities for Kids

activities for kids to fight boredom

How many times have you heard, "I'm bored." Come out of your child's mouth? Here are some seriously simple boredom busters that will keep your kids … [Continue reading]

M and M Pretzel Cookies

M and M Pretzel Cookies

Cookies are definitely a fave of mine. In fact, cookies paired with milk are the perfect evening snack that a mom and kids can enjoy together. I'm not … [Continue reading]

Does a Messy House Mean The Kids Are Happy?

clean house happy kids

"The house is a mess, but the kids love it!" "The kids love how unorganized our lives are. They feel they have more freedom to explore and be … [Continue reading]

Raspberry, Chocolate Chip Muffins

chocolate chip muffins recipe

Want to wake your family up with the perfect breakfast muffin? Not talking nutritiously perfect, just deliciously perfect. ENTER: Raspberry, Chocolate … [Continue reading]

6 Tips to Stop Yelling at Your Kids!

how to stop yelling at kids

Are you a mom that yells? Have you heard or said some of these popular opinions on yelling moms? "I'm not a perfect mom. No one is" "My kids won't … [Continue reading]

Savory and Simple Hamburger Steak With Home-made French Fried Onions

hamburger steak recipe

Does your family love steak, but prime rib doesn't fit in your budget? Hamburger steak is to the rescue! Try this dee-lish recipe that's fit for a … [Continue reading]

Homemade Cracker Jack Popcorn

home-made cracker jack recipe

Take me out to the ball game! Have you ever bought your kids come Cracker Jack? Share teh nostalgic memories you enjoy today by making them a batch at … [Continue reading]