{Recipe} Disney The Muppets: Kermit Cake Pops

Cake Pops are the brainchild of food blogger Bakerella. They are as tasty as they are adorable, and the only limit to how many varieties of cake pops you can make is your imagination. Just visiting Disney’s website I saw that Bakerella has supplied cake pop recipes for quite a …


{Recipe} Sushi Cake Balls

“Crazy for Cake Pops” is a crafty cookbook that teaches you how to make the cutest one-bite snacks on a stick. Game Night Poker Chips and Dice, Birthday Party Clowns, Baby Shower Rattles…this book covers any and every occasion that calls for cake pops! This adorable book has 50 designs …


{Thanksgiving Craft} Handprint Mayflower

Once every couple of days my kids rush in to my room, faces stricken with horror, and collapse into a pile of sobs.  They then proclaim how they are certain that I don’t love them because they found some of their school papers in the garbage (busted!).  I feel like …


{Halloween} Carve Perfect Pumpkins With 18 Free Easy Printable Stencils (Great for Kids!)

Check out these adorable pumpkin carving stencils from Parenting.com!!  I’ll be honest, I can not carve a pumpkin for anything. It always seems to be that I cut along the wrong spot and the next thing I know I have a gaping hole where the eyes and nose should have …

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Disney Winnie the Pooh: 17 Pooh-rific Crafts, Recipes and Printables

I love Classic Winnie the Pooh. I love the original stories by A. A. Milne. My very first website and first business was an online shop called “The Hunny Pot”. I even painted my mailbox with a scene from the book.  (I’ll have to dig up pictures for you!) Many …


Pirate Theme Party Ideas and Cake Recipes

Ahoy there!  Talk Like a Pirate Day is just around the corner this Monday, September 19.  Funny, I never knew there was an official day for this – I’m sure the popular phrase of the day will be all about the “booty” :) What better way to honor this fun …


FirstWords: A Spectacular Spelling App/Game for Toddlers! (iPhone/iPod & iPad)

*update 7/29/11* At 18 months old, Whistler could recognize all upper and lower case letters of the alphabet.  He is 20 months old today and can say all the letters of the alphabet.  I 100% give credit to this iPad app along with Nick Jr.’s A to Z with Moose …

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Tips for Preparing Meals on a Budget

When most people think of cooking on a budget, they think of using coupons or eating Top Ramen :)  Being a coupon centric family, sometimes I forget to share the non-clipping ways that everyone should also be incorporating into their cooking routines to help reduce costs and still provide healthy …

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{Household Tip of the Week} Chemical-free Way to Get Rid of Ants

Here is my big, giant, eco-friendly, green, frugal secret about how to get rid of ants safely and without chemicals… Well, maybe with a little more to do first: Have you ever noticed that some plants draw ants like bees to honey? Or even ants to honey? For some reason, …

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Friday Fun: Some Useless Knowledge For You!

I’ve always joked that I know more “useless” knowledge than most.  I’m not sure why, but it probably has to do with this great book I had as a kid that was something to the effect of “encyclopedia of facts”.  I LOVED it.  It was probably about 400 pages (a …

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Happy 1st Birthday, Whistler!

November 29, 2010 My Little Weasel, Whistler, I never imagined the kind of love I could feel for another person – or the strength of that love – until the day they placed you in my arms. That was the day my life truly began.  This past year has been …

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Money Saving Tip: Create Your Own Low Flow Toilet

Looking for ways to save money around the house?  Don’t have the money to buy a new low flow flush toilet?  Thats ok – Reader Bri emailed me a great suggestion on how you can create the same money saving effect without the added cost! Reduce Your Daily Water Waste …

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Looking for Baby Shower Games and Ideas?

When I had my baby shower, I really wanted it to be something fun for everyone and not just a girlie get-together.  We had a totally non-traditional shower with boys & girls, a bbq, football on the tv, a custom cake that I made, a raffle, silly games and even …