What Really Happens Around Our Dinner Table


Because I'm all about keeping it real. And I'm all about showing you the silliness that I have to deal with on a regular basis. And because these are the things that happen around the dinner table when you have 3 little boys involved... I'd love it if you'd take 21 seconds of your valuable time to see what really happens around our dinner table! It  can get pretty … [Read more...]

DIY Microwave Popcorn


Popcorn is the ideal healthy snack: tasty and loaded with whole grain and fiber. In fact, 1 cup of popcorn provides as much fiber as a large apple. Unfortunately, most of the convenient microwave popcorn is also loaded with artificial ingredients, sodium and calories. The good news? You can have the convenience of microwave popcorn without all the junk! Make your own to save … [Read more...]

Spicy Cilantro Pesto – Kitchen How-To

spicy cilantro pesto 5

So last week I found myself wondering what to do with the giant bunch of cilantro that I bought at Jungle Jim's for just $.60. I used some of a dinner I made last weekend.  But didn't want the rest to go to waste. I knew immediately that I wanted to make a pesto, and a spicy one...as I had about 30 jalapenos staring at my from the middle shelf of the fridge! This pesto … [Read more...]

Kroger Shopping Trip (and another shopping trip to Jungle Jim’s!)


I think I may have a new little problem. I've now been to Jungle Jim's 2 weeks in a row.  The first time with Tyler and Charlie while Ryan was at an OT appointment the other week.  And this time with the entire family, as we had our annual meeting with our accountant...whose office just so happens to be...right nearby! *sigh* My little problem.  I wish I lived closer … [Read more...]

CLOSED! “Don’t Make Me Come Up There!” – Devotional Book Giveaway

Welch Bookcover

And, the winners are: Anne L. who said, "One of the funniest don’t make me come up there moments was when it was too quiet and the kids would not answer when I yelled to them. I went upstairs and my daughter had actually cleaned the whole playroom." Rachel who said, "I don’t know if this is the absolute funniest, but it’s fresh in my mind. Last week my 4-year-old son came … [Read more...]