Updated for 2022. Originally posted February 2015 I don't know about you, but I ALWAYS seem to wait until the last minute to pick up classroom Valentine's for my kids. You know how it goes, you see them in the stores and think "There's still time to pick up something. I'll buy them next … [Read more...] about Printable Valentine’s Day Cards
Over the weekend I saw a Facebook post about a reverse advent calendar. The premise was quite simple. Each day in December gather up a specific food item on the list and then on Christmas Eve drop off your donation to your local Food Pantry. While this is a wonderful idea, and I know the suggestion … [Read more...] about How to Help Your Local Food Pantry
Is your child Prepared In Case Of Emergency (ICE)? With hurricane season in full swing, it is imperative that we equip our children with the information and supplies needed in case they are in school or daycare when a disaster hits. Children are the most vulnerable in emergency situations. That’s … [Read more...] about Is your child prepared In Case Of Emergency (ICE)?
I love sushi (so do three of my five daughters). The thing is, sushi isn't cheap (and if it is, be afraid, be very afraid). Last week I took my girls to a local restaurant that serves half-price sushi at lunch, our bill for 5 people was STILL $70 (not including tip) shh... don't tell my … [Read more...] about Homemade Caterpillar Rolls, North Carolina Style
As you know, I have a big family. And our grocery budget is insane! Every time the kids come home from school they are "starving", and "there's never anything to eat". I end up making several trips to our neighborhood grocery store each week and hit my local BJ's Wholesale Club two to three times a … [Read more...] about Grocery Shopping 101
I don't know about you, but I'm not exactly the craftiest person. I get frustrated when there are too many steps to follow or if it takes too long to complete. I REALLY wanted to make this wreath, but I knew I didn't have the patience to finish the project. Gluing all those little putka pods would … [Read more...] about Quick and Easy Pumpkin Goody Bags