Christmas Morning French Toast Casserole

Delicious Overnight French Toast Casserole Bake. It's the perfect Christmas breakfast!

Last year, I got all fancy and baked up the most delicious french toast we’ve ever had. I found the recipe searching on good old Pinterest and since I wanted our Christmas morning breakfast to be something sweet and special, I decided to put my own twist on Paula Deen’s Pecan Praline Baked French Toast. […]

The Holiday Scramble

Cuties now available in McDonald's Happy Meals

When I was out running a quick errand this morning, I realized that time is a-ticking and I really need to be sure that I’m holiday ready this year. With four kids, that’s a lot to ask. I’m not sure I’ll ever be officially ready. We’ve still got travel plans, a holiday party to host […]

Love Cereal? Win a Gift Card to Target

Target gift card

Cereal for dinner? Emily and I had it for dinner last night before heading out to the Nutcracker together.  And no, I’m not kidding. Cereal for dinner has been happening since the 1980’s in my book. Right, Jim? Remember reading the cereal boxes? Fighting over the toys? Remember the sticky ones we threw at the […]

Lemonhead Candy Package

Lemonhead Candy giveaway

You want this, trust me! Introduce your family to the Lemonhead! Can you believe these candies have been around since 1962? This year, the brand got a whole new look and the Lemonhead Gummies get their debut! You know you want to try them, right? I had no idea all these fancy varieties were available […]

Sage Spoonfuls Giveaway

Sage Spoonfuls

Whether you’re expecting, a new mom, or have lots of littles running around the house, you’ll want to check out Sage Spoonfuls for creating the most nutritious and organic meals for your babies! Andrew Stow is now 13 months old, and we’re still using Sage Spoonfuls to cook up fruits and vegetables for him! We […]

Gerber Foods Now Available at Save-A-Lot

Save-A-Lot

How do you get your little one to open wide at meal time? For Andrew, it can sometimes be very difficult to land that first bite! We know he’s hungry and he sees that food coming, but sometimes he shakes his head and swats it away! Sometimes however, it’s the simple tune of “The Wheels […]

Roast Chicken Dinner with Carrots and Potatoes

Roast Chicken Dinner Recipe

On Sunday morning before venturing off to the 9 o’clock mass, I turned to Chris and said, “Can it be a roast chicken Sunday?” He laughed, smiled and said, “I was JUST about to ask you the same thing.” Roast Chicken Dinner by Mr. Stowed Stuff is one of my all time favorite meals – […]

Happy First Birthday Andrew!

Elmo Birthday Party

Last Sunday marked our little Andrew’s first birthday – the same day we actually celebrated with family and friends in true ELMO style.  I just can’t believe my littlest dude is ONE! The big ONE. Could we pull off another ELMO first birthday celebration without Grandma’s presence? Could we manage the cake all by ourselves […]

Easy Pulled Pork

pulled pork crock pot recipe

The Lord knows that when I’m cooking, it can’t be that complicated. But yet again, I do surprise myself sometimes. But when the recipe calls for 5 ingredients, I know I can do it. Pulled Pork for the win. This dinner is a win-win in so many ways. The kids eat it (Guffaw!) No mess […]

Tips for Back to School Hustle and Bustle

Back to School McDonald's

Honestly, I can’t get over how busy we are now that September is here and school is back in session. I’ve come to fully realize that the kids really do need us more as they get older – with all the shuffling from school to after school activiities, each day is jam packed. The days […]