• Mommy

    6 Places to Make Mom Friends

    How do we find great mom friends? Check out these 6 places to find mom friends. If you are anything like me, an introvert, stay at home mom, it may be super hard to come out of your shell to meet new people. I get it! But I also know how important it is to have friends. Ones that have children of similar age as yours for play dates. To be able to relate to about motherhood hardships and belly with about the silly things our kids do. To go out on the town and just let loose, have fun! Here are some suggestions on places to meet other moms:…

  • Recipes

    Potato Soup

    When I was growing up, I hated being in the kitchen, unless we were eating a meal as a family. My mom tried to teach me some recipes and basic cooking skills, but I was not wanting to know any of it. Of course being young and stupid, I thought I didn’t need to know any of it. Course I also said that I wasn’t going to have any kids when I grew up and see how that turned out. Ha. Well my poor husband had to suffer our first year of marriage because of this. I knew so little about cooking that sometimes even reading the back of a…

  • Recipes

    The Best Homemade Chili

    I love to make chili when the weather starts to turn colder. We make up a really big pot and eat it throughout the week or feed a crowd! This is actually my moms recipe and it has taken a couple years to make it this good. Funny thing is, it was AMAZING the first time she made it….but nobody wrote down the recipe!! So ever since that very first pot of chili, she has been trying to make it as good as that…I think this is pretty darn close. It calls for 5 pounds of ground beef…I told you it was a big batch. But it freezes really good…

  • Kids

    10 Rainy Day Activities for kids

    Rain keeping you inside? Need some new activities? Here are 10 rainy day activities for kids that are so easy and fun for the whole family! Oh my gosh….rainy days in our house are the WORST!!! They leave everyone moody and irritable being stuck inside and bored out of our minds. We have learned a few tricks over the years, to keep the boys from getting too bored because we all know where that can lead…fights, yelling, screaming, trouble. Nobody wants to hear that all day long. So lets get started with a few of our favorites… Build a Fort These boys love a good fort, or a bad one…really anything…