What’s for Dinner Tonight?


My family and I live in the Midwest, not too far from Chicago. One of the wonderful things about this country is that there are so many cities that are famous for their unique take on culinary dishes. Kansas City has it’s own barbeque, Texas has it’s own chili. Chicago? Well, … [Read more...]

Halloween Movies and Shows for Kids

Halloween Kids Movies

  It will be here before you know it and what better to get in the Halloween spirit than with Halloween Movies and Shows for Kids?  My kids love a good cartoon with their favorite characters.  We can't wait for Family Movie Night this week where we are going to watch one. … [Read more...]

My Kids Deserve the Very Best

Sprout organic foods

My son is one of the sweetest kids I know. I have enjoyed having him in first grade and seeing him every single day at recess time. The other day one of his classmates found out that I was his mom and turned to him and said, "It must be nice to see your mom at school every … [Read more...]

5 Simple Ways to Encourage a Young Reader

Chapter Books for Boys

The school year has gotten off to a great start.  I can't believe we are already through the first quarter. Jonah is loving first grade and has been doing really well.  He has taken after his mommy and daddy and has been devouring books.  I see him reading every night after we … [Read more...]

Laughing Through my Life!


Who doesn't love to laugh? I am not sure there is anything better in the world than a good laugh with family and friends.  For some people, laughing is not as pleasant as for others.  Ever since I have been pregnant, I have a couple second thoughts about a good laugh fest. The … [Read more...]