Themed Cake Creations

The past few years, I have been enjoying trying my hand at some fun cake creations!  Here’s the recap: Big Brother’s 1st birthday cake (Caterpillar theme) 2nd birthday (Jungle theme. Everything edible except the Little People Animals) Easter Bunny Cake   3rd birthday (Dinosaur theme–obviously!) So, for any of you like me who find yourself secretly […]

P is for pumpkins!

After doing our abstract pumpkin art, I thought more pumpkin activities were definitely in order.  We’ve been continuing to work on the alphabet and learning letters, so I wanted to hit on that too. If you haven’t heard of it, there is a great website called first-school and they have TONS of free printable activities for […]

Freezer cooking for babies!

So, I haven’t really managed a lot of freezer cooking for the whole family this month (which I can’t believe is more than half over already!).  Instead, freezer cooking for the baby seems to be this month’s theme! One day yielded a HUGE amount of baby food: All that squash and yams yielded over 180 […]

FREE Freezer Cooking Class!

Just heard about the opportunity to learn more freezer cooking tips with a FREE online class!  Head over to Fresh from the Freezer and sign up with your name & email address. Then, you should be able to view the videos for free!Apparently, this chef’s normal online classes go for $30-$50, so this is quite a deal!! […]

Creamy Italian Chicken

This recipe is SO yummy!!  And, definitely healthier than chicken alfredo! Through my little couponing obsession, I was able to get 1/3 lower fat Philly cream cheese last week for free! 🙂  Sweet!  But, then I needed some recipes that call for cream cheese.  I had chicken I needed to cook, so a simple swagbucks search led […]

Menu Plan Monday-10/18

A trip out of town had me seriously thrown off last week with menu planning and our evenings definitely suffered as a result.  So, this week, I’m back at it–hoping to ensure less chaos & crabbiness in those evening hours.Here’s what our week looks like:Monday–Creamy Italian Chicken with broccoli  Tuesday–Marinated Chicken breasts with saladWednesday (forecast […]