Monthly Archives: June 2010

Winners – Various Giveaways!

Winners – Various Giveaways!

Is anyone besides me wondering where days and nights go when the kids are out of school? I used to surf and blog during the day while the kids were at school then really focus on my blog when the kids went to bed. Well… things are a b ...
Cupcakes with Sprinkles!

Cupcakes with Sprinkles!

Every night, without fail, my family gathers around the table and we play a family game. For the past three weeks, the game of choice has been Take the Cake by Gamewright. This game works well in our family as it’s geared from childre ...
Perfect Size for Kids or for Dieting!

Perfect Size for Kids or for Dieting!

Snacking is a tough thing for me.  It’s a weakness.I snack when I’m stressed. I snack when I’m bored. I snack when I’m sad. I snack when I’m hungry. I snack… Therefore I am… Not thin. Both my parent ...
Every One Starts as a Vegetarian

Every One Starts as a Vegetarian

As a parent, between classroom volunteering, shuttling between extra-curricular activities, play dates and field trips, it’s just exhausting. As the end of school gets closer, just like the kids, I count down until summer break. For m ...
Wait! How many calories?

Wait! How many calories?

Growing up in the countryside of eastern Iowa had many advantages.  Our neighbors were only a minute’s walk away (but there wasn’t a store for miles). It was an acreage as opposed to a farm so we didn’t have the duties of ...