Category Archives Family & Home

We finished up the last of our shopping, took the turkey out of the freezer, and finalized our plans for Christmas this weekend.  I also made sure that I had all of my "hard to find" and bulk shopping items ordered from Amazon in time to be delivered by Wednesday at the latest.  Things like Golden Syrup, seasonings, sprinkles for decorating…

Many families out there probably have some sort of Christmas ornament tradition.  Whether the children receive an ornament as a gift each year, they get to pick it out, or make it themselves, there is a common theme of being able to add to the Christmas tree each year.  Then, as years go by, the reminiscing that comes along with…

I love the changing of the seasons.  When asked to pick a favorite, I often jump to autumn, but then think of Christmas (aka winter), and then remember the budding of the trees in the spring, and then the joy and fun of summer... I then come to realized that I don't have a favorite.  I appreciate each of them…

  My mom got me obsessed with teas awhile back… it all started with Celestial Seasonings (awhile back… still have yet to visit their place now that we’re out here in Colorado), then moved to Two Leaves and a Bud, and then to The Tea Spot up in Boulder.  About two years ago, my tastes turned to Teavana.  I’ll admit…

Baked French Toast Source: thepioneerwoman.com Course: Breakfast Prep Time: 15 Min Cook Time: 1 Hr Serves: 12 Ingredients FRENCH TOAST 1 loaf Crusty Sourdough Or French Bread 8 whole Eggs 2 cups Whole Milk 1/2 cup Whipping (heavy) Cream 3/4 cups Sugar 2 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract Topping 1/2 cup All-purpose Flour 1/2 cup Firmly Packed Brown Sugar 1 teaspoon Cinnamon…

This listing is simply to summarize the few posts that I have put out on cloth diapering. If you're new to cloth diapers and feel slightly overwhelmed by the options out there, you should start here: Cloth Diapering - Getting Started If you're trying to figure out which diapers to try or why there are so many different options (pre-folds,…

When I started cloth diapering, I used Baby Bits Wipe Solution.  These are great - you just drop a cube into warm water, let it dissolve, and in a little while, you have a great smelling wipe solution to make your wipes with.  My only complaint, as we continued to have more kids was the waiting part... all too often,…

Close