Homeschool Meal Planning

With all the lesson planning and grading and keeping the house straight while homeschooling (plus, you know, actually teaching), sometimes menu planning gets pushed aside during the school year. Honestly though, when menu planning slips, mealtimes can become a source of stress. We are about to start our 3rd year and whether it’s getting breakfast… Continue reading Homeschool Meal Planning

Week Thirty One Photos

Can we gloss over the 4ish months that I totally neglected posting these pictures? Haha, I did take their weekly photos I just didn’t upload them all and, never fear, I will not assault you with heaps of photos of my children but I will share some of my favorites that were taken between week… Continue reading Week Thirty One Photos

I Have Missed You!

Ugh, being without a computer is rough. I mean, the phone and the tablet and access to the other laptops in the house make it not such a big deal, but when it comes to your pictures and docs, it’s a little unnerving waiting for them to be ‘recovered’. The wonderful news is that my… Continue reading I Have Missed You!

Pretzel Caramel Bites

I love making little shippable treats to send to friends and family, but you have to get creative because cupcakes and fragile cookies are probably not going to make it! These sweet surprises have only three ingredients. I made two versions of these, one with caramel and one with Rolos! Pretzel Caramel Bites pretzels Rolos… Continue reading Pretzel Caramel Bites

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Week Twelve Photos

I feel like the weekly resolution check in is getting boring. So I think I will make it once a month instead. I’m making excellent progress with my pictures and killing it with my weekly cake / cupcake challenge. Resolution #8 is to post a portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in… Continue reading Week Twelve Photos

Pineapple Cream Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

I’ve been keeping track of the cakes (and yes, I’m counting cupcakes as cakes) I’ve made this year though I have been woefully neglectful about posting them. Here’s the recap so far: #1 – Nutella Icebox Cake (week 1) #2 – Orange Creamsicle Cake (week 2) #3 – White Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes (week 3) #4… Continue reading Pineapple Cream Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Week Nine Photos

Resolution #8 is to post a portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2014. I am trying to choose one picture of each of them that hopefully shows what their week was like Third place this weekend at the Dream Jiu Jitsu tournament in Cerritos! Feeling better this week after doctor visits… Continue reading Week Nine Photos

Week Nine Resolution Check In

Wait a minute! Nine weeks already?! It’s almost like time passes even faster when you’re watching it. Or at least when you’re tracking what you’re trying to accomplish and finally really realize how quickly a week can fly by. We completely lost week eight to a nasty bug that tore through our sinuses. Since moving… Continue reading Week Nine Resolution Check In