5 Amazing Peanut Butter Filled Desserts

My family adores peanut butter. They will sit and eat it covered in chocolate chips out of a bowl instead of ice cream. I am always on the lookout for amazing peanut butter dessert recipes to fill their every desire. Here are five of our favorites. Decadent Peanut Butter Pie My husband made this pie … Continue reading 5 Amazing Peanut Butter Filled Desserts

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How to Keep Your Sanity Working From Home

Over the last 8 years I worked at home a minimum of two days a week, all the way up to the full work week. You could say I have a love-hate relationship with working from home. I love the flexibility, the freedom to care for my children, and the lack of commuting. The down … Continue reading How to Keep Your Sanity Working From Home

Chicken Spinach Artichoke Casserole

Spinach Artichoke dip is one of my absolute favorite appetizers. The combination of spinach, artichoke, cream, and cheese is perfectly delicious in my book. It only made sense to take all my favorite flavors and turn them into something hearty enough for a meal. Chicken Spinach Artichoke casserole combines the flavors of your favorite appetizer … Continue reading Chicken Spinach Artichoke Casserole

Days in Isolation – Middle School Mania

We find ourselves in strange times as we practice social distancing and self-isolation to contain the spread of COVID-19. Trying to find some sense of normalcy during a national pandemic is a challenging task. One of our biggest challenges is inputting academics into our regular routine without causing unnecessary drama and tension. Preschool and Elementary … Continue reading Days in Isolation – Middle School Mania

Cheesy Crunchy Mexican Casserole

My family LOVES Taco Bell, so my mission is to recreate similar flavors at home. Cheesy Crunchy Mexican Casserole came from their love of nachos, crunch wraps, and Mexican pizza. It is a simple recipe, full of yummy flavors, and no drive thru is required. First the Filling Cheesy crunchy Mexican casserole is layered similar … Continue reading Cheesy Crunchy Mexican Casserole

Dear Anxiety: Life During a National Pandemic

Dear Anxiety: I would appreciate it if you took a vacation to somewhere else for a while. The world is in crisis and I do not have time to deal with you. Wait, no one can travel. We are staying at home. I guess we need to figure this out together, because you have nowhere … Continue reading Dear Anxiety: Life During a National Pandemic

Days in Isolation – Birthdays are NOT Cancelled

As we practice social distancing in an attempt to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to find new ways to do “normal”. Our first test came on March 20th as our sweet and sassy seven year old turned eight. A birthday cannot be cancelled! It needs to be special. This year special … Continue reading Days in Isolation – Birthdays are NOT Cancelled

Grace for the Resistant (aka Forced) Home Schooler

So here we are forced into “social distancing” by a terrible virus. If we can’t be social, it means are kids cannot go to school. How many people are feeling panicked? I know it is scary. For those of us who tried home schooling and it didn’t work for our family or those who never … Continue reading Grace for the Resistant (aka Forced) Home Schooler

35 Essential Pantry Staples for Simple Meals

As the country prepares for “social distancing” as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, my first thought came to food. A family of five lives here and we need to be able to eat. As food flies of the shelves at grocery stores, I want to share my list of essential pantry staples. These items … Continue reading 35 Essential Pantry Staples for Simple Meals

Seeking Peace Amongst Struggle with God’s Perfect Timing

The process of grieving is an emotional struggle with a complete lack of logic. I have no better definition. How else do you explain regular everyday happiness that gets abruptly stopped by overwhelming sadness? Without warning I may add. Looking from the outside life is good. The kids are good. Business is good. Everyone is … Continue reading Seeking Peace Amongst Struggle with God’s Perfect Timing