Our Raised Garden Beds

Our Raised Garden Beds

Last year was our first year to have a garden in our new house. In one of our previous houses, we had an incredibly large raised garden bed.  We saved money by doing one large bed, instead of several raised garden beds.  We did have to buy more compost/soil for the...
Natural Sleep Remedies for Kids

Natural Sleep Remedies for Kids

Getting children to sleep can be exhausting – especially when for whatever reason they aren’t able to settle themselves down enough to fall asleep. Maybe your routine has changed.  Or the dreaded daylights saving time happened.  (was that invented just to...
Gingerbread Pirates Family Christmas Tradition

Gingerbread Pirates Family Christmas Tradition

The holiday season seems to be filled with traditions old and new. Traditions and recipes that have been handed down through the generations and sometimes new traditions that you start in your family. One of my kids favorite holiday traditions is a tradition we...
Common Sense Baking Tips EVERYONE Should Know

Common Sense Baking Tips EVERYONE Should Know

With December just around the corner, we are getting into full holiday mode.  Christmas books are out, we’ve made our first batch of holiday cookies and we are about to get out the Holiday decorations. It’s funny how you can take for granted knowing stuff...
German Christmas Decorations that are AWESOME!

German Christmas Decorations that are AWESOME!

I absolutely love German Christmas decorations!!  The pyramids and smokers are totally awesome and I have some of each.  My middle son has been fascinated with Nutcrackers for years. Here are some German Christmas decorations that are awesome! German Christmas Pyramid...