I had a special request for this post, Indoor Activities for Older Girls, and I loved the idea! It’s so true that a lot of what is found on blogs these days are for younger kids… AND, I just happen to be the mom of 2 girls that would love some ‘older’ activities. Any of these activity ideas would be great for them to do alone, with the help of their mom, grandma, or to do with friends.
The other night, I probably spent a couple hours pinning ideas for involving my kids in General Conference to a designated General Conference Pinterest board. While pinning away, it occurred to me that a big portion of my Pinterest followers probably don’t know what the heck General Conference is, and here their pin stream is being flooded with the ideas I’m saving.
So, what is General Conference? So, let me tell you… in case you’re wondering, in case you’re interested, or in case you’re bored and need something to read…
As a mother of a toddler, it’s not a rare occurrence to hear a request for a real horse or pony. It’s not just a cliche situation, it really happens! A live, large animal will not work for us, for a couple reasons. One, we don’t have the property to raise a horse. Two, it […]
Let me get right to the point… you want these. I want these. We ALL want stuffed mushrooms made with Jimmy Dean sausage. But typically, when I make them, I tell nobody. I devour them all, privately, and enjoy every minute of it! Okay, I lied… I do share, but I regret it, every time. […]
It’s ready! I’ve finally got the Christmas Gifts for Women put together. It’s been weighing on my mind, so this feels good. 😉 This past week, I’ve shared the gift ideas for kids, gifts for teenagers, and upcoming will be the final one, gift ideas for men. I hope you’re getting your Christmas shopping done […]
Alrighty, folks. If you need some ideas for Christmas gifts for teenagers, I got you covered. I have four teenagers of my own, two boys and two girls, and am already done with my Christmas shopping! Amazon wish lists come in real handy. 🙂 As mentioned in yesterday’s post… I probably only have time for […]
It’s been a while since I’ve shared gift ideas with you! With 7 kids of my own, you know I have plenty of ideas… the issue is always TIME. How can I get more of it?!? Needless to say, maybe don’t expect the usual series for two weeks. But, I think I can pump out […]
Let’s get right to the point. You want to make this. I promise. It it seriously the BEST avocado appetizer for a crowd … and, it’s even better if you make it with pita chips. Yum!! So, so, so good. I don’t think I’ve brought this recipe anywhere without several people asking for the recipe. […]
If you would have asked me about freeze drying last year, I could have told you absolutely nothing. But, things are DEFINITELY different now. My freeze dryer has been running non-stop for months and months. I’ve dried everything from meats and veggies to ice cream sandwiches and cheesecake. I’ve learned a lot, along the way, […]
For the past 3 months, my freeze dryer has been running nonstop. Did you see my Ultimate List of Things You Can Freeze Dry?? The minute one batch is done, the next is ready to go in. I’ve tried lots and lots of different items in my freeze dryer and am frequently asked about my […]
Hello! My name is Maria and I am the author of the blog, Yay! I Made It, here to show you how to make a 17×17 pillow cover… or, really any size! 18×18, 20×20… it’s easy to adjust the dimensions for whatever size pillow cover you need! I have been a wife for almost seven […]
This easy raspberry ice cream recipe is what dreams are made of… and, just because it’s late in the summer doesn’t mean it’s too late to make this delicious dessert. One of my most favorite things is attending a family BBQ where homemade ice cream is being served. There’s just something extra good about it […]