For the past two years I haven’t bought my husband anything for Christmas. This is at his request because the best Christmas present for him is not spending money! Well, this Christmas I decided I would take a risk and buy him a gift. I saw this neat scratch-off map online that I knew he would love. It combines his love of maps and traveling – and it only cost $8 so he couldn’t get too sad about the money!!
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This recipe is from my friend Olympia. She is a fantastic cook with a discerning palate, so when she recommended it to me years ago, I knew it would be good. Our family loves it, but it wasn’t until I made pancakes from Bisquick that I realized exactly how exceptional this homemade pancake mix is. It really is so much better than store bought mixes. I used to make my pancakes from scratch every time – these are just as good, but much more convenient. This can also be used as a waffle mix. Read More →
Trains are the toy of choice at our house. Our oldest loved trains from a young age. And I mean he LOVED trains – we have even bought him the scenic train videos that show trains for hours on end – and he actually sits there and watches them! So it is really no surprise that our other two boys love trains. I mean, they didn’t really have a choice. So when it was time for #2 to have his 6th birthday party, the theme was (wait for it) Trains!!! Read More →