Harvest Baked Pork Chops

Nothing screams comfort food more than the change in the weather from hot to cool, am I right? Pork and apples are pure bliss when paired together.  You will definitely want to add this to your fall menu – it might not look amazing photographed but it is amazing on your taste buds. Follow along {…Read More…}

Weekly Menu Planner Templates

I desperately need to start planning my meals better.  I do the 5:00 “oh-crap-what-are-we-having-for-dinner” dance every night.  With summer coming I know I get even more laid back with planning dinner.  If I don’t get my act together stat my kids are going to live on cereal for dinners….they totally wouldn’t mind.

Weekly Menu Planner Templates

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5 Ways to Make a Homework Station

A friend told me that one school year, the first homework assignment given to one of her children was to create a “homework station.” The teacher sent home a list of requirements, and required the children to make a poster with pictures of the homework station they created and write a report about it! While that may be a little over the top, the concept of a homework station is a good one. I found a wide range of ways that creative do-it-yourselfers have incorporated this idea into their family homes. Check out these 5 Ways to Make a Homework Station.

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Teacher’s Paper Apple Centerpiece

This paper apple I made for Kayla’s teacher is rather large.  However, you could also shrink it down by finding an apple image online and make some  fall tablescape namecards.  I used some of the patterned paper from the Heidi Swapp Minc Collection and ran them though my Minc machine with red foil on top. {…Read More…}