Friday, August 30, 2013

Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

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My new recipe for you this week is a dessert.
I love mini desserts, and these strawberry cheesecakes are amazing!
A couple of weeks ago I was in the mood to bake something new.
It was a Monday, and that night we would be having our weekly Family Home Evening, so I had an excuse to make a dessert :)
(If you are unfamiliar with Family Home Evening, you can learn more about it here)
I had found a recipe on Pinterest I wanted to try, but I didn't have a couple of the ingredients, so I decided to just get the basics of a cheesecake and then make my own version.
This is what I came up with. I was pretty proud of myself, because these turned out so good!

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Jumping Minions

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We are big Despicable Me fans over here at our house.
One of the things my son loves are of course are the minions :)
So, when I saw this craft over at All for the Boys, I knew we had to make our own version.
One day while my son and I were babystitting we made this craft with the kids.
These are their minions :)

Monday, August 12, 2013

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce

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So this is one of those recipes I pinned a long time ago on Pinterest, and since starting my goal of trying one new recipe a week, I finally tried this recipe out.
(It also helped that red bell peppers were on sale 3/$1!! Oh yeah.)
I'm so glad I tried this, it's SOOOO yummy!
This sauce is packed full of some amazing flavor!
* Update, I have made this pasta a few more times and tweaked the recipe a little. I also now add baby spinach to sneak in even more veggies. If you want to add a little more protein you can also add some cooked chicken (cut into bite sized pieces) to the noodles and sauce.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Kitchen Utensils and Bubbles

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Today I have a super fun, simple and FREE Summer activity for you.
You can't go wrong with that!
A couple of weeks ago my son and I were babysitting and it was pretty hot outside.
I didn't want to take the kids to the park, because I knew they wouldn't last long there, but we needed to get outside.
I looked around their kitchen and found a few objects I thought we could use.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Just a quick update....

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I wanted to give you all a quick update.
The blog was quiet this past week due to the fact that last Friday (Aug. 2)
I HAD MY BABY!
That's right folks, my little guy is here!
He was 19 days early.
My water broke later in the evening on Thursday, and after 5 1/2 hours he made his big debut.
6 lbs 14 oz and 19 1/4" long.
Thanks for all of your kind comments on my Pregnancy tracker updates!



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