Tasty Tuesday — Potato Soup

  Ingredients: 8 potatoes peeled and cubed 2 tablespoons of butter 1 whole onion 3 garlic cloves 3 stalks celery 1/2 pound of cubed ham 1 cup heavy cream 4 potatoes peeled cubed salt and pepper to taste Steps: In a heavy pan saute garlic, celery and onions in butter. Add in ham and potatoes, … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday — Potato Soup

Thursday Thoughts — Balancing Life

I knew work, school and family would be hard but I didn't realize how draining it would really be. There are never enough hours in the day and some days I am not sure if I am coming or going. However, I am not giving up I just need to find balance between all of … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts — Balancing Life

Tasty Tuesday — Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients: 2 Carrots cut to 1 inch pieces 1 chopped sweet onion 3 lbs butternut squash (or pumpkin) chopped into 1 inch pieces 6 cups of chicken broth 1 tsp orange zest 3 TBS White Wine Vinegar 3/4 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp white pepper (omit for pumpkin soup) 1/2 tsp hot sauce (omit for … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday — Butternut Squash Soup

Mom Monday “The Video Every Mom Must Watch On Repeat Until She Gets It”

The video in the link below is something we all need to watch and understand. All too often we think we are bad parents, when our children see us as their heroes. There is no handbook, there is no slippery when wet sign to go with our kids when they are laid in our arms. … Continue reading Mom Monday “The Video Every Mom Must Watch On Repeat Until She Gets It”

Watch The Video That Coca-Cola And McDonalds Hope You Never See

Watch The Video That Coca-Cola And McDonalds Hope You Never See. You won't believe the information being presented. One thing I will be mentioning at the next PTA event is that we need to get rid of Coke Rewards. Find a healthy alternative for fund raising. 55,000 cans of Coke to get 1 Phys Ed … Continue reading Watch The Video That Coca-Cola And McDonalds Hope You Never See

Check Your Local Code Before You Get Urban Chickens

Looking to keep poultry in town? Here is an example of our local code that says yes, we can keep chickens within certain limits, such as keep your chicken house clean. It even says that pygmy goats would be permitted as pets. So are you allowed to milk pets to keep them healthy? Hhmmm...something my … Continue reading Check Your Local Code Before You Get Urban Chickens

Is There Really an Omnivore Dilemma?

I can understand not wanting to eat something because you watched it come into this world (humans do not eat their children is evidence to support this theory). I can understand that if you give it a name that it is hard to see it on the table next to the mashed potatoes. I really … Continue reading Is There Really an Omnivore Dilemma?

Busy Mom Menu Planning Tips

Pre-planning your menu will do several things for you. It will force you to double check your calendar. It will force you to go through your pantry, fridge and freezer (helps keep things fresh). It will also force you to make a grocery list (which will help you stay in budget). Quick note about budgets, … Continue reading Busy Mom Menu Planning Tips

Gearing Up For Back to School

It is that time of year here, for all of us! Some of the things we have been working on, besides the endless list of school supplies, are school lunch planning, organizing and scheduling. We have also been looking at various extracurricular activities. The kids have such varied interests that we have been looking at … Continue reading Gearing Up For Back to School