Category: All Ages

  • Grandma’s Homemade Play Dough Recipe

    Grandma’s Homemade Play Dough Recipe

    What’s a mom, or dad, or grandparent, or caretaker to do when it’s too darn cold to let the kiddos outside to play?  Make play dough!  That’s what. It’s almost day 3 of subzero temps here in southwest Wisconsin and we’re starting to get a little squirrely and it’ll be day 2 of no school […]

  • A Healthy School Snack to Slow Down Time

    A Healthy School Snack to Slow Down Time

    Do you ever wish time would slow down? Most days I’m OK with the time that passes. But then there are days when I look in the mirror and say, “Hey lady, where did you come from?” I look at my kids and think “Golly, they were all babies just yesterday.”

  • Butterfly Cupcakes

    Butterfly Cupcakes

    Cute, sweet butterflies are on the docket today. I saw this idea over on and they were too cute to pass up. All you need are a few items from the store and you and the kids can easily make these.  Don’t worry if it gets messy, everything is washable.  This type of project […]

  • 5 Minute Butterfinger Cheesecake

    5 Minute Butterfinger Cheesecake

    I know my postings have been very sporadic in the past few months (or more).  Our family schedule has just gotten busier than I ever expected it to be, but in a good way.  What it doesn’t leave me though is a lot of time to make things from scratch anymore like I used to.  […]

  • Monster Face Cookies for the Chaotic Life

    Monster Face Cookies for the Chaotic Life

      Life in our house has been a little chaotic lately. I won’t bore you with the to-do list because I know everyone has days, weeks, and even months like we’ve had. Just sayin’, when life is chaotic, I sometimes take the easy route with food. So when we were visiting the local bakery one Sunday […]