Space Birthday Treat Bags AKA Astronaut Survival Kits

The inspiration for these came from the plastic containers that I picked up from Superstore and the fact that my son wanted a rocket cake for his birthday. The containers were on sale for 75 cents each, and I thought, hey, what a much better way to do treat bags. These were an absolute blast [...]

By | November 29th, 2009|Categories: Fun Times, Life|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Rocketing Towards a Party

My life has been overtaken by all thoughts space. Astronauts, stars, planets, how the devil I am going to create this cake, and what the devil I am going to put into the goodie bags that is spaced themed. I considered putting in these cool tooth flossers that are space themed (thanks to Buzz Lightyear) [...]

By | November 11th, 2009|Categories: Fun Times, Life|Tags: , |1 Comment

How To: Recover Kitchen Stools

Before the plague hit our family, I recovered two kitchen stools that my sister gave me, I kept meaning to buy some for the kids to sit up at our island, but never found ones that were right for the price. Seeing as how these were free, the price was perfect and I brought them [...]

By | November 4th, 2009|Categories: Fun Times, Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To: Cook a Prime Rib Roast

Nothing is better than a perfectly cooked prime rib roast. That buttery perfection that just melts in your mouth,  slices with the barest pressure of a knife, covered in a brown gravy, with a side of mashed potatoes and greens of some sort...culinary heaven. And since I became emboldened by the fact that I own [...]

By | October 19th, 2009|Categories: How-To, Main Dishes, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Easy Gardening Tips for the Busy Mom

In today’s world, people never seem to find the time to relax. And for those who seek to be self-productive and self-sufficient by growing their own garden, finding time to maintain it can seem impossible to fit into a busy schedule. Perhaps the busiest of them all is the working Mom. Between chores, varying family [...]

By | October 12th, 2009|Categories: Guest Contributors|Tags: , |2 Comments