6 cookie recipes you’ll find on my table during the holidays

I love to bake. I have fond memories of both my Nonna’s baking cakes and cookies and couldn’t wait to get in there with them to make their delicious recipes. Of course, like most of the older generation, they didn’t follow a recipe, per say. It was a handful of flour, or a small glass … More 6 cookie recipes you’ll find on my table during the holidays

Why I will continue to lie to my kids about Santa and the Elf on the Shelf!

The world is in on the secret of Santa and the Elf on the Shelf, so why I will continue to lie for as long as possible to my kids. … More Why I will continue to lie to my kids about Santa and the Elf on the Shelf!

First day of school: Grade 2 & Grade 5

It sounds cliché to say that time is flying, but as the first day of school is today, I feel it so much more when I see their names on class lists for grade 2 and grade 5. It really does feel like yesterday that they were little babes in my arms, or learning to … More First day of school: Grade 2 & Grade 5

This is how you survive when your school mornings start at 6am

(This post first appeared on the Kitchen Stuff Plus website, on August 8, 2018.  Be sure to check out the original post here and follow the hyperlinks to learn more about the products I used to get us organized for school.)   Get up! Wash up! Eat up! Get out! This is our school morning … More This is how you survive when your school mornings start at 6am

School’s out for summer!

The school year is over and I’m so proud of everything my girls accomplished. Look out summer, here we come! … More School’s out for summer!