Update on my New Year Goals

Hmmm… so I am not doing as well as I would hope. I was excited with the new year and I think my expectations were too high for myself. Although I have done well on a few of them, I think the ones I am not doing so well on are the everyday activities I…

Mom Tip #108

Another tip or suggestion I have for all you moms, or really anyone – have a good, organized laundry system! Otherwise, your laundry can take over your house 😫 I always hate having laundry baskets sit around, then the clothes sit and get wrinkled and mornings are spent doing a deep search through the laundry…

“Love is all you need”

Below is a picture of  my hubby and I 💕 And wow, Love is all I needed the last year and this guy has been so supportive and loving, I don’t think I could have gone through it without him! From my dad’s cancer diagnosis on 12/27/17 and to his passing a few weeks ago and to…

CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP – Crockpot

This recipe is from a friend that brought our family a huge batch when my dad was in Hospice and it was a hit! Since it was new, I am also considering it as one of New Year goals of trying a new recipe ✅ What I love about this soup recipe is that it…

Christmas Break for kids…not for me

This is the time of year, where it is especially hard being a working mom! Right up there with Summer break! Kids are off of school and mom has to work 😦 It is so hard  to know my kids are at home (probably having a ton of fun) and I’m away from them all…

Mom Tip #107

Traditions – every family should have some type of tradition – whether that’s Hawaii for Christmas or park for your birthday, it doesn’t matter what the tradition is, but make one or two or 8 🙂 But remember, do what works for YOUR family! You don’t have to do what every other family is doing on Facebook, do…

Mom Tip #106

Okay, here it is…my weakness…my weakness is I LOVE to sleep!! So this next tip, I struggle with and that tip is getting up earlier than your family in the morning! When I do (very rarely) the morning goes so much smoother and the day just seems to start better! Every morning I get up…

Mom Tip #105

Mom Tip #105 – Pray for your kids! First of all, our God is the only one to ultimately protect and care for our (HIS) children! And secondly, it set’s such a good example for children to see/hear us pray for them. I pray in a way, like I’m talking to God as a friend,…

Excited to do laundry 🤓

Yes, that’s right, I’m excited to do laundry! Laundry is a never-ending battle and instead of doing laundry everyday, I chose 2 days( Wednesday and Saturday) to do it (unless I have an emergency load, I’ll throw that in) but I pretty much stick to these 2 days because otherwise I’m doing laundry(washing, drying, Folding…

Chocolate/Oatmeal Energy Bites

This is simple, chocolate go-to snack! And they are pretty healthy too, so that’s a bonus! Ingredients: 1 cup of Oatmeal (dry) 1/2 cup  peanut butter 1/2 cup of chocolate chips (try mini chips) 1/3 cup of honey 1 tsp. vanilla Another option is to add 1/2 cup of flaxseed. I will typically estimate how…

I love Fridays…maybe alone time?! 

It is Friday and the weekend is almost here! It has been a long week at my house, my little peeps and big hubby peep not feeling so well, so this mama has not had much sleep 😴 So when I was asked to go to dinner for a work function, I thought the alone…

Mom Tip #104

Have a family calendar (and keep it updated)! As with many other families, we have busy lives! My husband and I work full-time, so some days we have babysitters and this calendar helps them as well!  My kids are learning as well, to check the calendar and then they also remind me to update it…