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March 2017 Monthly Meal Plan


Good morning friends! It’s time for a new monthly meal plan to get us through March! As a homeschooling mama of four, the days can definitely get away from me! And if I’m not careful I’ll find myself standing in the kitchen at 6 PM wondering what we’re going to have for dinner. Of course I always hope for some…

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February 2017 Monthly Meal Plan


Hi friends! It’s time for my monthly meal plan again. It’s so true what they say, the days go slow, but the years go fast! Or in this case, the months go by fast. Who am I kidding? As a mama of four, the days are even blazing by at this point! At least I don’t have to think about…

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2017 January Monthly Meal Plan


What in the world happened to 2016? Is anyone else wondering that? I think I have to start paying better attention to the days. Which seem long, but then BAM!! a whole year flies by! But we’re ready to head into 2017 with gusto! Soooo…onto the task at hand which is feeding all of the troops for January 2017! Of…

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DIY: Cookies in a Jar Gift idea


Good morning! Every year we like to exchange small gifts with our neighbors, and one of our most highly requested repeat gifts was for these Cookie in a Jar gifts! Everyone loved the ones we made last year and asked for more. But I wanted to change them up just a little bit so here’s our updated Cookie in a…

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DIY: Holiday Pretzel Rods


Happy Holidays everyone! I have a super fun and extremely easy kids Christmas treat recipe for you today! Chocolate covered pretzel rods are super simple, and a great way to keep younger kiddos involved in the cooking action! Ready to get started? Supplies: Pretzel Rods Sprinkles Candy Melts (We used white, but you could also use another color!) Cookie sheet…

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DIY: Holiday Pretzel Hugs Recipe


Hi everyone! I have another fun holiday treat recipe for you today! I’ve called these Pretzel Hugs and you’ll see why if you keep reading! They’re a super fun and easy treat great for parties, and easy enough that your kiddos can make them on their own!   Ready to get started? Supplies: Mini Pretzel Twists Hershey’s Kisses (We used…

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2016 December Monthly Meal Plan


Hi everyone! I’m so excited for December to be here! It hosts my favorite holiday and plus we’re on Christmas break, which is always awesome! We’re taking time off from school to bake cookies, make crafts, gifts, and spread Christmas cheer to all who are near! So as you can imagine this months meal plan is full of fun treats…

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2016 November Monthly Meal Plan


Hi everyone! November is here, and with that comes my 2016 November Monthly Meal Plan to help you start the month off right. This month definitely calls for some warm home-cooked meals that will have your home smelling yummy! It’s also a month for being thankful, counting your blessings, and spending quality time with family. I know that I’m thankful…

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October 2016 Monthly Meal Plan


Hi everyone! I really love living in Colorado because we really get to experience all four seasons here. While I tend to be excited for the start of each of them, I really have to say that fall is my absolute favorite. It’s still nice outside, but the air has a fresh crisp feeling to it. And don’t even get…

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2016 September Monthly Meal Plan


Hey everyone! First thing, Happy Labor Day! I hope you all have a great day! Sadly for my kids, I forgot to add this as a holiday in our homeschool planner, so we’ll probably end up doing school today! Oh the horror! Second thing, wow August has been so crazy with back-to-school that I completely forgot to put up the…

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Busy Mom’s Guide to Home-cooked Meals


As a busy mom of four, I find meal planning a little on the stressful side. I actually enjoy cooking, however when we’re busy with school and other activities, I don’t always have time to run to the store, or think of something healthy and tasty for my family. I don’t know about you all, but it’s really easy for…

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August 2016 Monthly Meal Plan


Hi everyone! We’re already gearing up for school within the next couple of weeks! The summer always flies by no matter how much I try to slow it down. I don’t know about you, but the school season brings a whole new level of chaos to our day. And one of the things that helps keep me sane is having…

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