Star Worthy V.5

It’s been a bit since I pulled together a Star Worthy. I think because I tend to pin most everything I love these days :) But, here’s a few that I must share – totally worth a look-see. Squash soup – can you say, “YUMM-O”  Ashley’s take on BABYWEARING – seriously the best I’ve read […]

Crockpot Pulled Pork

I’m real excited to share this recipe today! I’ve been playing around with pulled pork in the crockpot for awhile, trying to perfect my skill, and I finally did. It’s easy and amazing and perfect for a quick family dinner, poker night, potluck, and it’s even better as leftovers! That Mama Gretchen’s Pulled Pork – […]


I just wrapped up my grocery list for the party … Lots of kid friendly treats with a few adult-approved favorites :) I wanted to forgo silverware so everything is finger friendly since that is Jem’s favorite way to eat! Here’s what we’ll be serving at Jemma’s One-derland: SANDWICHES The Mad Hatter’s PB & J […]

July Goals: Week 4

July Goals – Week 1 – Week 2 – Week 3 CRAFT Create one new craft from start to finish No new crafts this week. But, here are the wool longies I made during Week 3. I entered them in the county fair and won Best of Class and a 1st place ribbon! MEAL PLAN […]

July Goals: Week 3

July Goals – Week 1 – Week 2 It took me a bit to get this posted, because I wanted to include a picture of one of my fabulous crafts. I’m letting it go since my goal was to do these things … not necessarily blog about it in a timely manner :) CRAFT Create […]

July Goals: Week 1

Here’s the scoop on my July goals progress thus far … CRAFTI decided to work on a bunch of my crochet projects this month since I can take them on the go. I finished the super cute hair bow Jem was wearing in her 9 month pictures. I’m also plugging away on a bunch of […]

Banana Berry Breakfast

I’m loving the baby-led weaning Facebook group! It has such fabulous ideas for non-puree food options for little ones. Recently, they posted 100 Baby-Led Weaning Recipes and Jemma tried out Banana Berry Breakfast today. It was a hit! Banana Berry Breakfast Ingredients 1 small ripe banana 1 T blueberries 1-2 T baby oats Method Mash […]

Colds, Tumbles and Dirty Dishes

I’m sure the title of this post sounds just peachy. I mean, who doesn’t just love all these things? Last weekend I got a bout of cold topped off with allergies. Life doesn’t get better, does it? Especially for a nursing mom who is trying to avoid decongestants. I’m a true martyr ::grin:: I stumbled through […]