Do you have a recipe that has been passed down through the family? We do and I'd love to share it with you. My grandmother used to make this huge pot of Cheesy Spaghetti just about every time we visited. And of course I was so excited when I was able to help her make it. My mom started to cook the meal occasionally in our own house, and it quickly become a favorite in my family. I've continued to pass it on, and each of my girls has learned to make it, except the youngest and I am sure she ... Continue Reading
Sharing recipes and cooking with your children is just one way of creating memories and a rich heritage.
Incorporate bird feeders and homes into your yard for a great “pet” for your family.
Sometimes it's impossible to have a pet in your home. Perhaps someone in your family has allergies, or you are unable to have pets due to your lease agreement. This doesn't mean you have to forego the love and taking care of animals. While I was sitting here recently working on my computer, near our front porch window, watching some of the visiting birds, I came up with a great idea. Attract birds to your home and use them as an alternate "pet". Not the type you bring inside, but an animal ... Continue Reading
Tips and tricks for teaching finances to your children.
All too often today, children are clueless when it comes to finances and budgeting - but I want my children prepared. My husband and I have set down guidelines to help teach lessons about money and spending. We also use everyday situations as real life examples. For instance, when we go shopping we discuss the pros and cons of purchases and talk about how debt accumulates. I don't want my children to fall into the trap of overextending themselves on credit cards. Here are a few tips ... Continue Reading