Month: June 2013

Posted in Bulk Foods Dehydrating In my kitchen Just Being Family Summer-time FUN

Summertime Foods – Dehydrating Pineapple

I refuse to buy processed kids snacks, especially during the summer. I tend to buy in bulk and case quantity….

Posted in COOKBOOKS homeschooling In my kitchen Just Being Family

Free on the Kindle 6/22/2013

Free for the Kindle TODAY ONLY! My new Children’s books is finally out on the market. It is on Amazon.com…

Posted in Bedrooms Crafts Crafts and more Crafts Decorating Just Being Family Summer-time FUN

Summertime Activities – Chalkboard wall

Leave a message for your kids every day, or every week or every month. A chalkboard wall or message center…

Posted in Chino Valley Summer-time FUN

MIA this week – Sumertime activities – Leaving the house to the pool

I wanted to post an apology for this week. I don’t know if it has been on your local news,…

Posted in Chino Valley COOKBOOKS In my kitchen Just Being Family Uncategorized

Children’s HOW To Make cookies story and 12 recipe book is now available online!

My new Children’s books is finally out on the market. It is on Amazon.com for both print and Kindle.The book…

Posted in In my kitchen Just Being Family

A larger family dynamics

After the adoption of our 2 boys, I have been asked MANY times if Larry and I are finally done…

Posted in Just Being Family Summer-time FUN

Summertime Activities for Kids… Hop Scotch

With 7 kids at home during the summer time (Yes, I know that we homeschool 4 of the kids but…

Posted in In my kitchen Just Being Family Summer-time FUN

Fun Summertime Foods… Hummus

I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical about HUMMUS… My sister is amazing and for the last 3…

Posted in Just Being Family Summer-time FUN

Summertime Fun – Backyard Camp Out

Who said that you need to leave your driveway and go into nature to go camping? Surprise the kids with…

Posted in Chino Valley homeschooling Summer-time FUN

Summertime Fun – Find a Local Library Program

Most children’s libraries put on programs during the summertime. Yes… I am telling you, if you have children, CALL YOUR…

Posted in Dehydrating Gardening In my kitchen Summer-time FUN

Summertime Foods – Saving your herbs

Summertime is such a great time to not only grow your own gardens with vegetables but also herbs to use…

Posted in In my kitchen Just Being Family Summer-time FUN

Summertime Activities for Kids… S’mores at home

You do not need to go camping in order to have S’mores!! We have a fire pit that I picked…

Posted in Chino Valley homeschooling Just Being Family Summer-time FUN

Summertime Fun – A MUST HAVE book

It is not often that I do reviews on books. I actually avoid them because for the most part, I…

Posted in In my kitchen Just Being Family Summer-time FUN

Fun Summertime Foods – Mojito for Kids

My kids don’t get to drink soda often.. but occasionally, like Sunday dinner with the grandparents or a special occasion…

Posted in Bedrooms Challenges Organizing

To conquer the kid piles – organizing the items that get thrown in mom’s room.

I don’t know about the rest of you but mom’s office and mom and dad’s bedroom seem to be the…