Yes, I Still Wildtree

Sometimes food ideas come and go as a fad – different ways to be healthy, different products, etc. But I’m happy to say that almost 5 years ago I started using Wildtree and I still do today. It’s become a normal item in my pantry and has replaced so many other items that are not

Read Aloud Time with the Kids

Read Aloud Time with the Kids

It had been a long time. Really too long. We used to read with the kids every.single.night. But then we basically did our jobs and BAM! they were readers. All three of them. So they got to read to themselves or to each other each night before bed. The routine was the same, the reader

Oven-Baked Deli Sandwich

Oven-Baked Deli Sandwich

This sandwich is perfect for many occasions. You can easily make one and deliver it to someone who is in need of a meal. The great thing is that it can also be frozen! Make one to eat and one to freeze for later! It is also easy to modify – choose your own meat

Girls On the Run

Girls On the Run

I remember moving back to Cincinnati in 2006 and living with good friends while Andy stayed in Alabama finishing his job and selling our very first house. I was staying in Mason. And my friend received some sort of Mason Magazine. In that fall issue was an article about a newer organization in town –

Brown Sugar Blondies for Valentine’s Day

Brown Sugar Blondies for Valentine’s Day

I got this recipe from the Baked Perfection blog a few years ago which was adapted from allrecipes.com. At a friend’s suggestion, I doubled the recipe to fit a 13 x 9 pan. (Don’t double what is shown below! It’s already doubled.) And since I was making it for an event on the eve of

Valentine Paper Plate Party Hat Craft

Valentine Paper Plate Party Hat Craft

These hats are a Valentine Party favorite. They are super easy to prepare and a fun craft to decorate. All you need is a stack of paper plates, a pair of scissors and some art supplies. It’s best if an adult prepares the plates before the decorating. Fold the plate in half and cut out

That Time My Husband Was a Fathead

That Time My Husband Was a Fathead

For anyone that knows us, it’s no surprise we bleed blue. Andy and I both went to Xavier University and met there while we were Resident Assistants. I loved that school. I still LOVE all things Xavier. And we’ve done a great job raising our kids as Musketeers as well. I looked for some college

Hamilton – We Can’t Get Enough

Hamilton – We Can’t Get Enough

I picked up Charlotte and a friend after school today and they got into the van. I started the van. Hamilton blared through the speakers. Charlotte and her friend screamed, “Hamilton! YES! Hamilton!!!!” Then they each requested their favorite songs. And the van was filled with smiles and a sing-along the whole way home. What?