Freezer lunch box ideas

5 Freezer Freezer Friendly Lunch Box Tips

The following post may contain affiliate links from One of my resolutions for this school year is to get more organized when it comes to making school lunches. Packing lunches can be a daunting task if you are not prepared. Now that I have two kids in school I know I need to be more prepared to save my sanity, and save us all from lunch box boredom. One way to be prepared for …

5 Back to school transition Tips for your Kindergartener3

5 Back to School Transition Tips For Your Kindergartener

Do you have a child who is going to kindergarten for the first time this year. Here are some tips to help make the transition a little easier for both your child and family. My second daughter will be going to kindergarten this year so I have a bit of an idea of what to expect. Despite knowing what to expect, I know one thing is for sure I am going to miss her being …


Freezer Friday: Ultimate BLT Sandwich

I just love BLT sandwiches and normally I do not mess with a classic, but sometimes it’s good to change things up a bit. This sandwich definitely takes the BLT to the next level. I like to keep a pretty good stock of bacon in my freezer. One thing that I like to do with bacon is to cook up a large batch and put it back in the freezer to use for sandwiches, soups, …

Banana bread muffins

Banana Bread Muffins

Do you have a family on the run that just can’t make time for breakfast, are your kids driving you nuts by constantly asking for a snack? Then banana bread muffins are a great option for you. It freezes well, and also works well in a lunch box. In my house my kids are constantly asking for me to make them a snack. I try to get them to eat fruit as much as possible, …

Kids Book Review

Kids Book Review: The Jolly Barnyard

Last week I discussed tips for reading to toddlers. These tips can apply to both toddlers and young readers also and are part of developing necessary pre-literacy skills. This week I want to share with you one of our favorite books. This book was actually one of my favorites as well when I was a kid and brings back many wonderful memories. This is an adorable and classic book enjoyed by generations of kids, and …

French Bread Pizza

Freezer Meal Friday: Chicken and Veggie French Bread Pizza

One thing that I love to stash in my freezer is bread deals. Stocking up on deals and then utilizing them in your meal planning can really help to stretch your grocery budget. It seems that my local grocery store has a lot of deals coming off the reduced bread rack. One deal that I love to stock up on is $.75 Italian or French bread. This does not always work perfectly for regular sandwiches, …

7 tips for reading to your Toddler

7 Tips for Reading to Your Toddler

Reading to young children helps to build language skills and helps to build a wonderful bond between parent and child. Reading to your child it helps to develop important language, and social skills. In addition, research has shown that children who are read to at home (starting at an early age) become better readers as they enter school. The benefits of reading to kids starting at a young age are numerous and cannot be ignored. …

Be a praying mama.

Read: 1 Samuel 1-28 Hannah desperately wanted a child and went daily to the temple to pray that God would give one to her. She promised God that if she were to have a child that she would dedicate him to the Lord. God granted her request and she had a son named Samuel. Hannah did as she promised and took her only son, probably still a toddler to the temple to live from then … → August 1, 2016


Freezer Meal: Goulash

Goulash was a staple on our table when I was growing up. If anyone were to look back at photos of our family dinners they would have seen this meal on our table at many of them. One thing I love about this recipe is that it is a one pot wonder, and is so easy to make. It is also a frugal and fast way to feed a crowd. Freezer Friendly Meal There are …

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