Mommy Treats- S’mores in a Bowl


So as I was sitting around the house on Sunday evening, I was totally hungry for a snack. A dessert snack. Being as it was Sunday evening, my choices were limited. As I scavenged I realized I had all the necessary ingredients for s’mores in a bowl. Yeah, I probably wasn’t the first to come up with the idea, but the first […]

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Is Cheaper ALWAYS Better?


Speaking of toilet paper… We are back from our internship and into our house that we sublet for the summer. We’ve been using up the toilet paper and paper towels that our tenant left behind.

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Sweeeet Potato!


So here we go. Making your own baby food is something that I heartily endorse. It’s really not very hard, and it can save you a ton of money. For the sake of example, I will now demonstrate: How to Make Homemade Veggie-Puree!

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The Family Bed


Now that we are parenting our second child, Jeremy and I are being reaffirmed that we fall into a certain camp of parents. This camp goes by many names: Crunchy Moms (c’mon, really? That makes it sound like we don’t wash our hair.)

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Homemade Pork Egg Rolls


If my husband and I had a theme in our kitchen, it would probably be something along the lines of “We could make that ourselves-right?” We figure that there really shouldn’t be much that they sell at the grocery stores that we shouldn’t be able to make at home in our own kitchen (and for a lot cheaper for the most part.)

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Pouch Baby Sling


Today I completed a baby sling for my sister-in-law. Yeah, it is her Christmas present, from ’07. This is the third one I’ve made, and they are really surprisingly easy.

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Owen’story


Here’s Owen at Sweet tomatoes loving his ice cream cone. He is at such a cute age right now. We can really see his little brain working all the time. He is getting really good at anticipating what comes next. Like when we ask him if he wants to go outside and he runs to find his shoes. His favorite baby sign right now is “yummy” where he rubs his tummy whenever he gets something new to eat or drink. We just love Owen, and the time has come for Owen to get his very own playmate.

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Good Reads


So I just finished reading Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse, by Stephenie Meyer. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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Crackle Painting- No special products needed


A friend shared the liberating piece of knowledge with me this week, that you don’t have to buy “crackle medium” to use the crackle painting technique.

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Mexican Chicken Soup


Ingredients:
4 Cups Chicken Broth
1 Can (15 oz) diced tomatoes (or 2-4 whole tomatoes diced)

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