7QT: Back From Our California Vacation

- 1 - #Updates - Wow California was AMAZING! - We went to SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo, Legoland, a Museum, and a couple of Museums. I think Legoland was my favorite day. - I love Legos.  Still. - Cupcakes rode her first rollar coaster! - We've begun potty training TR... - Warning: this post is picture heavy.  ::smiley face:: - 2 - Stuffing Chicken My in-laws rented a condo on the beach and everyone was responsible for making one dinner.  Hobbs and I made Stuffing Chicken with corn … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 16: Green & Blue Flowers

** I haven't added stickers yet; coming back from vacation is hard. Haha ** Materials: Floral Washi - Target ... Last Week: Vacation Week... I had so much fun with this.  No to do lists, and pretty doodles. It was such an awesome week! Do you keep a planner? Leave your link in the combox! … [Read more...]

How to Stay Prepared for a Financial Emergency

Unfortunately, financial emergencies are an inevitable part of life. Although – hopefully – they don’t happen that often, from time to time everyone can find themselves having to cough up some money for an unexpected expense whether it be a broken down car in need of repairs, damage to a property, or appliance breakdowns in the home to name just a few. Thankfully, there are a few useful things you can do in order to make sure that you’re fully prepared should any such event happen. Savings For … [Read more...]

DIY *Birthday Cake* Cake Pops!

My daughter, Cupcakes, LOVES cake pops, and I found this pin around the same time I was planning Tootside Roll's birthday party.  I thought they'd make perfect party favors and I had to try them!  They got to be TR's first Cake Pop and he gobbled it up.  Cupcakes loved them as well. Ingredients: - Funfetti Cake Mix - Eggs - Vegetable Oil - 1 Cup Vanilla Frosting - Cake Pop Sticks (I found mine at Walmart) - Rainbow Sprinkles - 1 Bag of White Chocolate Chips Instructions: - Bake … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

Dentists recommend that children should have paid their first visit to the dentist by their first birthday. Since around age 2 ½ is when most children have cut all of their baby teeth, early toddlerhood is the best time to start teaching your little one good dental hygiene habits by brushing their teeth every day and getting them used to going to the dentist for check-ups. Your child’s first visit to the dentist is very unlikely to yield any problems with their oral health if you’ve been … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 16: Vacation!

Theme: VACATION! Colors: Rainbow Materials: Hexagonal Washi Tape: Michael's Airplane Stamp: Michael's Vacation Lable: Michael's ... Last Week ... Let me see your planners!! … [Read more...]

7QT: Mini Taco Pizzas, Pedicures, Saturday Laughs, & More

- 1 - #Updates - TR's birthday party went really well! - It's starting to get a little warmer! - Hobbs and I even took the kids to the Zoo this past week. - We got pedicures! - Cupcakes had to get her eyes checked for Kindergarten.  It's still dilated. - Less than 2 days until the California trip! - 2 - I Made Mini Taco Pizzas They are so incredibly delicious! I've been making them for a couple of years, but with a few adjustments. Check it out, and try them for … [Read more...]

Mini Taco Pizzas

I love it when we have Tacos & Quasadillas for dinner, but sometimes I like to mix things up.  I found a recipe for Mini Mexican Pizzas here, and I made a couple of little adjustments.  These are like little morsels of heaven! Ingredients: - 3 8in Flour Tortillas - 1 lb Ground Beef - 1 T Taco Seasoning (I make my own because it's so easy!) - 1/2 Cup Salsa - Frozen Corn - Taco Cheese Instructions: - Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. - Use a glass & knife to cut 4 small … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 15: Taking Off!

Theme: Taking Off to California Colors: Light Purple & Rainbow Materials: Rainbow Washi: Target Hot Air Balloon Stickers: Target? Rainbow Stickers: Dollar Tree ... Last Week ... … [Read more...]

7QT: Planner Dashboard, Easter, Saturday Laughs & More

- 1 - #Updates - Wow it's been kind of hectic around here... - TR's 2nd birthday party is this weekend - and for some reason I have a lot of last-minute things to do. - I've been working on our packing lists because... - Less than 10 days until the California trip! - The main update is that I'm cold and tired. - 2 - I Made a New Dashboard in my Planner I made a How To post about it! - 3 - How Was Your Easter? I wrote about one of my favorite things to do with my … [Read more...]