Tag Archive: Mom

4 More Ways to Be a Fun Mom

Before I had kids, I was determined to be the “fun mom.” You know, the one who had the best play dates, the happiest kids, the best vacations.  I’d read to my kids every night after their joyful and overflowing bubble baths that were filled with squeaky toys and shiny, happy rainbows. I was going…

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5 Inspired Ideas to Make Toast Fun to Eat!

I love toast but it seems to be so underrated:) So today on Family Food Live, 5 Inspired Ideas to Make Toast Fun to Eat! Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!  Today I’ll be live on the Quirky Momma Facebook page. But make…

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5 Hot Breakfast Dishes for Sunday Morning

I love a good hot breakfast, especially on Sunday morning. Today on Family Food Live, 5 Hot Breakfast Dishes for Sunday Morning! Your family will love these recipes! Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!  Today I’ll be live on the Quirky Momma Facebook…

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Being a Parent is One of the Hardest Things I Have Ever Done

Being a parent is one of the hardest things I have ever done.Being a parent is one of the hardest things I have ever done. The complexity of emotions that fill myself on a daily basis are a tangled web. Within an hour, I can go from smiling at the perfect moment as a family to counting down the hours until bedtime… from being patient to losing…

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5 Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas for Mom!

What are you doing for Mother’s Day? Will you be cooking for mom? Or will someone be cooking for you? Here are 5 Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas for Mom!   These recipes are the perfect recipes for Mother’s Day or any other Sunday brunch. If you missed the last show on Breakfast in Bed for Mother’s…

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5 Breakfast in Bed Recipes for Mother’s Day

Planning a Mother’s Day breakfast in bed? Today on Family Food Live, I’ll share 5 Breakfast in Bed Recipes for Mother’s Day! These recipes will help make Mother’s Day a treat for mom. Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!  Today I’ll be live…

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22 Desserts In A Mug

22 Desserts In A MugDesserts in a mug are my new favorite thing. It’s quick, easy and makes very little mess. For most of these, everything gets poured and mixed right inside the mug, popped in the microwave for a couple of minutes and comes out perfect. If you have a sweet tooth like me but don’t want to…

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5 Fresh Spring Recipes Featuring Blueberries!

There are so many great ways to enjoy blueberries! This is the best time of year to experiment with this delicious and extremely healthy fruit. So today on Family Food Live, 5 Fresh Spring Recipes Featuring Blueberries! Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!…

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5 Fresh Spring Recipes Featuring Blueberries!

There are so many great ways to enjoy blueberries! This is the best time of year to experiment with this delicious and extremely healthy fruit. So today on Family Food Live, 5 Fresh Spring Recipes Featuring Blueberries! Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!…

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16 Epic Baking Hacks

16 Epic Baking HacksThese baking hacks make time in the kitchen so much easier. I love how simple these ideas are yet they make a huge difference. There are so many times I forgot to soften the butter or bring the eggs to room temperature, but now I’ve got a hack for every situation! Check out all these…

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16 Epic Baking Hacks

16 Epic Baking HacksThese baking hacks make time in the kitchen so much easier. I love how simple these ideas are yet they make a huge difference. There are so many times I forgot to soften the butter or bring the eggs to room temperature, but now I’ve got a hack for every situation! Check out all these…

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5 Spring Spreads for a Weekend Gathering

I love getting the neighborhood together and enjoying and outdoor get-together. Everyone brings something easy adn spreadable! Today on Family Food Live, 5 Spring Spreads for a Weekend Gathering. Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!  Today I’ll be live on the Burnt Macaroni…

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The Journey of my Joybird Sofa – Just look at it!

Joybird Sectional SofaWe are in the process of moving.  It isn’t a surprise.  In fact, it is something we have been planning for a year or more. Because our new house is smaller and our old house has larger scale furniture that we have had for 11 years (think 3 boys, multiple pets and general LIFE), I…

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Travel Tips for Families Experiencing Bedwetting

travel with bedwettingSummer is fast approaching and we already have several family “outings” scheduled.  Two are ‘leave-the-house for over a week” vacations and there are several day trips and quick overnights on the calendar as well. It is hard to pick up and move everything a family needs! When there is a child (or two) that wets…

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5 of the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Ever!

There is something so comforting about a grilled cheese sandwich! Today on Family Food Live, I will step it up a bit and create 5 of the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Ever! Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!  Today I’ll be live on…

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31 Best DIY Mason Jar Ideas

There is so much that you can do with mason jars! From drinking to home decor to storage and organization, they are just so versatile! I have so many favorites that it was hard to narrow them down, but here are the very best DIY mason jar ideas. 31 Best DIY Mason Jar Ideas  …

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DIY Chocolate Lip Balm

This DIY Chocolate lip balm that’s only three ingredients to make will be your new go-to lip balm! After you’ve scrubbed your lips with our DIY Lavender Vanilla Lip Scrub, this is the perfect finishing touch! Ladies let’s be honest, when you read chocolate lip balm you got a little bit excited! It’s the best…

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5 Ways to Add Pretzels into Your Favorite Recipes!

Pretzels are the ultimate snack! And you would be amazed at how many of our favorite foods are made better by adding pretzels. Today on Family Food Live, 5 Ways to Add Pretzels into your Favorite Recipes! Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!…

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No… Disciplining Your Kids Isn’t Fun

No... disciplining your kids isn't funI refer to it as the “pop heard round the world.”    At least, that’s how it’s felt to me all these years.  And nearly 5 years later, that pop I gave to my daughter’s tush, still wet from the bathtub, echoes in my ears…as an ugly reminder of just one of the many lessons I’ve…

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5 Earth Day Treats Kids will Love!

Earth Day is upon us and one wonderful way to get the conversation started with your kids is through food. Today on Family Food Live I will make 5 Earth Day Treats Kids will Love! Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!  Today I’ll…

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How to Have a NO Spending Month

Do you know how to have a NO SPENDING Month? Does it sound crazy and you have no idea how it’s possible to Make Saving Money Stress Free especially when you’re trying not to spend anything for a month!! Let me tell you all the secrets! One of my favorite parts of “saving money” is when…

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5 Yummy Green Dishes for Earth Day

This is the time of year when we celebrate our planet and share ideas on how to take care of the earth. So why not celebrate “green” food we put into our bodies. Today on Family Food Live, I will share 5 Yummy Green Dishes for Earth Day. Family Food Live can be seen every…

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Kids in the Kitchen: Tasks for Every Age

Start your kids in the kitchen young so they can master the skills they will need throughout their lives! You can find tons of fun Tools for Kids in the Kitchen for them to use and have fun with while you’re teaching them! Kids love to help out in the kitchen, whether it’s mixing, cutting,…

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5 Traditional Easter Dinner Recipes!

As Easter Sunday approaches, we are dreaming of our favorite Easter foods.  Today on Family Food Live, I will be making 5 Traditional Easter Dinner Recipes! Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!  Today I’ll be live on the Quirky Momma Facebook page. But…

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Turn Your Kids Artwork Into Jewelry

Turn Your Kids Artwork Into JewelryMy son comes home from Kindergarten every single day with a new piece of artwork. As a sentimental mommy, I adore them all and have such a hard time parting ways them once they’ve grown to a ridiculously enormous stack. There are lots of fun ways to store your kids artwork, but I can’t think…

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11 Genius Makeup Storage Ideas

11 Genius Makeup Storage IdeasThese clever makeup storage ideas are going to make your bathroom counter so grateful. My makeup seems to either be covering the counter or shoved in a bag or drawer (which means they break all the time). These ideas though will make it all better! 11 Genius Makeup Storage Ideas This IKEA plant potter turned…

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5 Snacks that Take You to a Baseball Game!

When you go to a baseball game you usually snack on some peanuts and cracker jacks! So today on Family Food Live, I’m making 5 Snacks that Take You to a Baseball Game! Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!  Today I’ll be live…

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Who REALLY does more?

who does moreWho does more?  This was the subject title in the e-mail that we received a few weeks ago. The email went on to say, “My husband and I are CONSTANTLY fighting about who does more. He works 50 hours a week. I’m a stay at home mom of 3 girls – ages 5, 4 and…

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Why Is Laundry So Hard? A New School Solution!

Mountains of laundryThis post is inspired and sponsored by Tide PODS plus Downy available at Walmart. I have three boys and a husband…and a dog. All of this adds up to multiple loads of laundry throughout the week, but I have something to confess…it isn’t just the laundry that overwhelms me, it is the choices at the…

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5 Perfect Baseball Foods to Start the Season

Play Ball! Are you ready for a little baseball? It’s baseball season and time to enjoy 5 Perfect Baseball Foods to Start the Season! Today on Family Food Live, I will share these delicious baseball foods! Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!  Today…

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