Semi-Homemade Oreos

One of the most exciting things in the world, (for a budget conscious SAHM), is finding a buy one, get one item at the store that is already on your list.

While shopping the other day, I saw the graham crackers had this very special deal.

I grabbed the regular flavor like always. The kids (and the husband and I), love them with homemade almond butter for an afternoon snack.
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Pumpkin Bread

After a full day of slaving away over pumpkins and a blender, my sister Shannon, and my cousin Kelly had some beautiful homemade pumpkin puree. It really was a sight to behold. I even got to try the tasty pumpkin seeds. And after I nabbed my sister around six, rumor has it that my cousin was up and working another three hours to finish what she had started.

I was one of the lucky ones to get a jar and I was not going to let it go to waste. I wanted some pumpkin bread now! Continue reading

Cooking With My Little

Now that Z is hitting a certain age, she wants to do everything by herself. I try to let her with a lot of things. She does a great job pouring things into her cup, and, lucky me, she knows how to open the refridgerator. Oh, and she learned really quick where the “snack drawer” is, so, she sometimes just helps herself. Ugh.

The first time she wanted to go to the potty by herself, well, we learned from that one. She forgot to put Dora on the toilet (the potty training piece that goes on the regular toilet). And yes, she fell in. It was so sad! Now whenever she says she wants to pee, we always remind her to put Dora on.

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