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I don't know about you, but mornings in my house are pretty busy. Between my husband, five kids, homeschooling, and house work I usually tend to forget all about breakfast. That is until around lunch time when I'm completely starving and ready to devour everything in…Continue
Added by Michelle Elrod on May 21, 2013 at 8:52pm — No Comments
love (luv) n.v. - a passionate feeling of affection for another person.
One day when I was at Hobby Lobby, I saw the cutest "love definition" connector charm and had to have it. I knew I would be using it for a bracelet at some point, but I wasn't sure "how" I was going to use it. Then a few weeks later, I found the little "love tag" charm and knew I had to use them together.…Continue
Added by Kim on May 15, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
I saw this cute braided neck t-shirt from Banana Republic on Pinterest - but unfortunately, it is no longer available. Of course, it's not - just my luck. However, I was able to find a tutorial for a D-I-Y version, over at the Her New Leaf blog. I just happened to have some American Eagle t-shirts that Lulu tossed (and I salvaged), so I figured I'd give it a…Continue
Added by Kim on May 13, 2013 at 10:46pm — No Comments
Jump Rope to Blast Calories and Fat FAST!
Jumping rope is a great way to blast calories and fat fast! When done in 1 minute segments it is also a great option for High Intensity Interval Training, which studies have shown to be great fat blasters! I'm all about focusing on losing fat, not just weight.
So, how do you get in 10 minutes of jumping rope without feeling like you are going to absolutely die?
Added by Tammy Eakes on May 13, 2013 at 7:59am — No Comments
I adore sticky buns. Love ‘em, love ‘em, love ‘em.
But making homemade sticky buns can take hours and hours. And I know you’d rather be doing other things with those hours and hours... I know I would.
So here’s a sticky bun recipe that doesn’t take forever to make, but still has all the cinnamon gooeyness you love. I used raisins but chopped nuts taste wonderful in…Continue
Added by Christina Chavez on May 9, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Hi, my name is Kim, and I'm a plant killer. I have the best of intentions, but somehow, I always manage to do something that results in a slow, agonizing death for my plants. So when I heard that terrarium plants are pretty hardy and require a minimum of care, I figured we might be a match made in plant heaven.
Added by Kim on May 8, 2013 at 2:32pm — No Comments
Do you remember this?
Airplane food. We used to love to hate it.
These meals are a distant memory (thankfully)... at least in economy class, where Mama’s family sits. And, unless you’re lucky enough to be traveling through…Continue
Added by Christina Chavez on April 29, 2013 at 10:59am — No Comments
Added by Kim on April 25, 2013 at 5:34pm — No Comments
Part 3 of the fridge organization series!Continue
Added by Kim on April 24, 2013 at 3:29pm — No Comments
Maybe you saw the EWG’s shopping guide today? Well I was so excited to see that mangos and kiwi are still in the Clean Fifteen list….mostly because I bought a case of mangos last week at Costco. And I’m relieved that I don’t have to throw them away!
Added by Abby & Jeanne on April 24, 2013 at 3:12pm — No Comments
In part 1 of the "fridge organization" series, Gus made really cool frames. Since the frames that inspired us (at Hobby Lobby) were weathered wood, I wanted to try to duplicate that and share it with you!…Continue
Added by Kim on April 22, 2013 at 7:58pm — No Comments
The other day, I saw some weathered wood frames at Hobby Lobby and immediately fell in love with them. (Of course, I forgot to take a picture!) They were perfect for my kitchen projects - except for one thing - the price. They were $20 each, and that was more than I wanted to spend since I needed two - plus, they didn't have one size I wanted. But I really liked the way the frames were made. As Gus and I looked at them, I realized that they seemed pretty easy to duplicate. He said as long as…Continue
Yummy Recipes For Entirely Too Picker Eaters
I have one or two children that are entirely…
Added by Carol H. Wright on April 18, 2013 at 1:55pm — No Comments
Empanadas are the world’s go-to fast food: a baked or fried hand-held pastry that can be stuffed with anything you can imagine (and probably some things you can't).
In Afghanistan they’re called bolani and filled with veggies. In Malaysia, epok epok is sometimes stuffed with canned sardines. Curaçao’s pastechis have a Gouda cheese filling, while in…Continue
Added by Christina Chavez on April 17, 2013 at 6:35pm — No Comments
I just love making bracelets - I can't get enough! I have so many bracelets now that I had to rearrange my jewelry armoire to make room for them all. Gus asked me "don't you think you have too many?" - silly man...,
This one is so easy to make - even if you have no experience. It can cost less than $3 (if you buy your supplies when they're 50% off), and take less than 10 minutes to make. I really love mine - it's another favorite, and I wear it almost every day.…Continue
Added by Kim on April 17, 2013 at 6:14pm — No Comments
I just can't get enough bracelet-making!! This a simple braided wrap bracelet made with blue hemp cord that is so cute for spring/summer - and I decided to incorporate one of the "Love" circles that I used in my Circle of Love Bracelet. If you can tie a knot, make a simple braid, and squeeze pliers - you can make this bracelet!…Continue
Added by Kim on April 15, 2013 at 3:08pm — No Comments
This is a meal that Rambo LOVES! And I have to admit that I do need to make it more often and that it is very easy to make. The thing I love so much about it is that it is very easy to change up so that you can…Continue
Added by Maureen on April 14, 2013 at 10:46pm — No Comments
I spent the night at Nana's last night and we always make a craft. Nana and I thought we would share this one with you because it was so fun and easy. Nana is completely making my room into a big girl room with all new furniture and decorations. It is going to be PURPLE with…Continue
Added by Angela Swanson on April 8, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments
Leftover Matzo. Leftover Easter Eggs. Leftover Salsa.
Mama’s building cultural bridges one meal at a time.
In case you don't know, Matzo is an unleavened bread (it's more like a crispy cracker) traditionally eaten during the week-long Passover…Continue
Added by Christina Chavez on April 4, 2013 at 4:12pm — No Comments
This is why you should roast a whole fish in a salt crust:
1. It’s incredibly easy.
2. The presentation is so impressive no one will believe how easy.
This is what's holding you back:
1. It’ll taste too salty and I’m trying to avoid…Continue
Added by Christina Chavez on April 1, 2013 at 3:29pm — No Comments