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Don’t I Deserve a Break?

My full time job is to parent. At a full time job, say at a grocery store, you leave your home, go to work, and then head home. You get days off, sick days, and vacation time. My job requires me to be on 24/7. No sick days, no weekends, and vacation is double-time because I do all the planning, packing, unpacking, laundry, and usually the driving.

DIY Jute Coasters

DIY Jute Coasters

Hello DIYers! I love making new things. Crafting can be such a stress reliever for me, especially with two little kids. This project gave me an opportunity to try and make these several times. I went through the trials and errors so you don’t have […]

Strawberry Milk

Strawberry Milk

To be perfectly honest, I haven’t ever been a big fan of strawberry milk. The remade bottle never suited me and always tasted so sugary and fake. I’m not sure what made me want to make this. Perhaps it was the giant amount of strawberries […]

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

Granola is delicious on yogurt, with milk, or on its own and is incredibly easy to make. The great part about granola also is that you can put almost any combination of tried fruit or nuts that you specifically like. This however, is our go […]

Red, White & Blue Star Rice Krispies

Red, White & Blue Star Rice Krispies

If you are looking for a fun July 4th dessert, you are in the right place. I used a very small metal star cookie cutter to make the shape. This recipe creates a small batch of these treats but it can easily be doubled. I’m […]

Delicious Sangria

Sangria is the perfect drink on a warm day. Every time we make it we wonder why we don’t more often because it is so good. Our recipe is easy, quick and drinkable right away. Ingredients: 1 apple, cut into small pieces(no seeds) 1 orange, […]

Rice Krispie Bird Nests

Rice Krispie Bird Nests

Spring is here and so is Easter! We love making treats with our kids. The more hands on the better. These can be sticky but they are fun to make! What You’ll Need: 3 tablespoons butter 6 cups Rice Krispies 1 package of mini marshmallows […]

Whole30 for 30

It is April 1st and we are starting Whole 30 again. For us choosing to take part in this food experience is more than just an Instagram post. We already eat pretty healthy. We have two little kids so we also eat what we refer […]

Pros & Cons of Having the Same Birthday as Your Spouse

Pros & Cons of Having the Same Birthday as Your Spouse

This year we are celebrating our 30th birthday! We refer to it as our birthday because we have the same birthday. It generally throws people for a loop when they find out. Even more so when the realize we were also born in the same […]

Classic Irish Soda Bread

Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for raisins 4 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1½ teaspoons kosher salt 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch diced 1¾ cups cold buttermilk, shaken 1 extra-large egg, lightly beaten 1 cup raisins Directions: […]