How I Motivate Myself to Clean My House

It's SPRING CLEANING SEASON, my friends!!  Do you like to a spruce during this time of year?? I don't think there are many people who truly enjoy cleaning.  Some definitely do, but I'm not one of them.  But the house must be cleaned!  Something I *do* love is games.  So I found a group on Facebook that actually makes cleaning your house into a game.  Not only that, but it makes it a fairly quick task! Photo Credit - Flickr Creative Commons How It Works: There are a few different games, … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 13: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

Theme: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb Color: Pink I just wish the weather matched my Bujo!  #Chicago My friend, Peaches sent me an amazing sticker so I had to stick it into my Bujo!! Let's See Your Planner!! … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip for Apples

I'm trying to eat healthier by adding more fruits and vegetables to my diet.  I even wrote a post about it.  This is one of the 13 ideas from the post, "13 Ways to Add Fruits & Veggies to Your Routine in a Tasty Way" Ingredients: 1/4 Cup Peanut Butter 1/2 Vanilla Greek Yogurt 2 Tablespoons Orange Juice Apple Slices Instructions: Simply mix the Peanut Butter, Yogurt, and Orange Juice together in a bowl. Dip your apples in, eat, and enjoy!! Do YOU have any fun Apple Dip … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 12: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Theme: St. Patrick's Day Color: Leprechaun Green Materials: Unfortunately, I took this photo before I added my St. Patrick's Day sticker! (It's from Michael's) All Back Post It Notes - Office Max Share Your Planners! And have a wonderful Saint Patrick's Day!! … [Read more...]

Mini Blueberry Muffins – Simple & Delicious

I have been unsatisfied with the packaged blueberry muffins that I've tried and I thought there must be an easy way to make them myself.  I found this recipe on Pinterest and LOVE the muffins it made!  They're a big hit for everyone in my family! Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cup Flour 3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar 1/2 teaspoon Salt 2 teaspoon Baking Powder 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil 1 Egg 1/3 - 1/2 Cup Milk 1 1/2 Cup teaspoon Vanilla 1 Cup Blueberries Instructions: - Preheat the oven to 400 … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 11: Owl

Theme: Owl Color: Black I guess (This new BuJo is kind of weird) Fun Fact: I'm afraid of owls.  So I was happy to cover this guy up for my week on two pages. Materials: Full Sticky Back Post-Its - Office Max? Spring Stickers - Target Dollar Spot Share YOUR Planner!! … [Read more...]

Sleepy Toddler, Peg People, Flamingo Friends, & Other Saturday Laughs

5. TR has discovered that he can somehow reach his light switch so naturally, he turns it on after we put him to bed.  I kind of like it because we have to turn the light off when we go to bed and I get to see him sleeping which is supa cute. 4. We painted Peg People and they turned out really well.  TR only put a few paint smudges on his; he mainly just wanted to paint all over the paper. 3. Cupcakes' teacher is really impressed by the detail she puts in her sentences. I LOVE this … [Read more...]

13 Ways to Add Fruits & Veggies to Your Routine in a Tasty Way

Picture Source: Creative Commons I am a really picky eater and would much rather eat sugary treats than vegetables and even fruits.  However, I am trying to incorporate more healthy food into my diet.  I do enjoy many fruits and vegetables, but desserts are so much better and therein lies my problem.  So I've been looking into tastier options.  Here are 13 that I have found: ** Disclaimer: I have NOT tried these yet so I will update this post as I experiment. ** *** 2nd Disclaimer: I am … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 10: Paisleys (New BuJo)

Theme: Paisleys Colors: Green and Yellow New BuJo! Art Therapy  An Inspiration Notebook purchased at Barnes and Noble … [Read more...]

Crazy Hair Day, Teeth, Valentine’s Day and Other Saturday Laughs

5. Cupcakes stopped in the middle of the zoo and sat down to work on wiggling her tooth! 4. Here's yours truly being hilarious using a Facebook filter. 3. Cupcakes didn't like the flash I had to use for this night time car photo.  They're showing you their Sweettarts from Valentine's Day. 2. Chocolate Face 1. We had a GREAT time doing Crazy Hair Day!!  :D Linking my Saturday Laughs with The Mommyhood Chronicles. … [Read more...]