Easy DIY Cinnamon Chips with Vanilla Icing Dip

Cinnamon rolls are in a tight 3-way-race to be my all-time favorite treat. The smell they make while baking is mouth wateringly delicious. Then you top their hot goodness with a generous helping of vanilla butter cream, and I am a lost woman. This recipe mimics that taste in simple form, and it kinda happened […] Read more…

Having Sick Kids Would Be Fun If…

To give this post some context, I’ve spent a good part of this past week sitting on the couch with two babies on my lap, closely snuggled (aka sandwiched) by an additional three kids.  Of the five, four are sick with an influenza bug.  Over the course of each day my shirt has functioned a […] Read more…

A Harry Potter Birthday Party

My oldest daughter would rather read than do just about anything else, and for several years we wouldn’t catch her with anything other than Harry Potter.  She is our resident expert on the series and can tell us at any given time what happened where and in which book.  It became an obsession with her, […] Read more…

Skip Counting Songs – Multiply by 6 or 7

Here are the next songs in our Skip Counting series.  My eight-year-old 3rd grader just finished the 7’s song and she can’t wait to pass of her 7’s times tables today.  When I say she’s excited, she was actually jumping up and down at the idea of doing her math, and that, ladies and gentlemen, […] Read more…

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