Hobo Stew : Use up your food bits!

Since we're getting ready to pack up our house (Moving day is only 21 days away. Woohoo!!), I've been hesitant to buy too many groceries. We've been concentrating on cleaning out the freezers and eating what we have on hand. This has led to some interesting meals... And some less than enthusiastic children when it comes to mealtime.  One of the favorites (according to two kids) and one of the least favorites (the soup hater) has been my version of freezer stew or as Punkin calls it You know you want more...

Frustration-Free Shoe Tying with Magic Fingers

Kids learning to tie their shoes... it's a big deal. For some parents, it may be a bittersweet time, but for others, like me, who have been tying someone's shoes for the last 16 years (almost), it's one more step towards independent kids. It's beautiful.  My oldest three boys were taught to tie their shoes by their dad, so when it came time to teach Peanut, I wasn't sure where to begin. He wasn't at all interested in learning either.  Well, this not being my first rodeo, I've learned You know you want more...

One of the BEST Moving Tips I’ve Ever Heard

Recently, I came across something on Pinterest (imagine!) that totally blew my mind...it is seriously one of the BEST moving tips I've ever heard. You're on the edge of your seat, aren't you? Okay, here it is: It sounds so simple, doesn't it? But the fact of the matter is, I've moved a LOT of crap over the course of eight big moves that hasn't ever been unpacked. Granted, it wasn't always the same crap, but why move something I'm not going to use once I get to where I'm going? When I You know you want more...