I’ll never forget my nephew once asking my sister, “Why don’t you just go get a gift card to buy [whatever the item was] so you don’t need any money.” Aha! As if you can just pull a gift card off the shelf and use it with no questions asked. The ignorance is adorable 🙂 […]
I am so blessed to be able to work my part-time job from home. I absolutely LOVE that I get to be with my son all day. It was difficult the first couple of months I went back to work after maternity leave and left him with a babysitter. I missed him so much! It’s […]
In this day and age, our lives are so busy and hectic that being overwhelmed is usually a matter of when and not if. With our long to-do lists, taking care of the family and, for many of us, working on top of it all, it’s not wonder we often feel stressed and overwhelmed. And you know what? There is no shame in it! And there’s also nothing wrong with taking a step back to make yourself feel better.
The other day a friend of mine was telling me she recently had company over and needed to make dinner for everyone that was there. To her relief, she just happened to have everything she needed to make minestrone soup and didn’t have to leave her company to go to the store. This got me […]
Have you ever found a recipe that you wanted to make right away but you were missing one or two necessary ingredients? Who wants to go to the store for just one ingredient? There are certain items I like to keep in my pantry that are very common staples in many recipes. This way, when I spontaneously come across a recipe I want to make, I often already have the ingredients on hand!
It’s not uncommon for kids to get super bored when they are stuck indoors. When this happens, it’s best to have fun indoor activities ready to keep them busy! I have put together a list of fun indoor activities for kids that are perfect for toddlers and school age children.