• Kitchen,  Kitchen Tips,  Meal Planning,  Organizing,  Uncategorized

    Kitchen & Meal Time Organizing Tips

    Kitchen & Meal Time Organizing Tips In many households the kitchen is really the heart of the home. You definitely want to make this room a relaxing family space but also practical to make family meal times and cooking as stress free as possible. Here’s a few kitchen organizing tips to help get you started: Organize Your Work Stations: To make cooking easier you want to make sure you have everything you need close at hand.  Designate an area for preparing the meals. It’s good to keep your spices and seasonings close to this area. You’ll also want to have chopping boards, knives and mixing spoons close at hand. Have…

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    A Parent's Guide to Medicine Safety

    A Parent’s Guide to Medicine Safety – Free Download Answers to Common Questions that Parents Ask When their Kids are Sick Click here to download your guide (PDF) (Right click to save to your computer) *Note: You will need the adobe reader to read all of our pdf downloads.  If you don’t have your copy yet, click here to view details about the download.]]> Please help share my content:

  • Cleaning,  Kitchen,  Kitchen Tips,  Meal Planning,  Uncategorized

    What's in the Back of Your Fridge?

    What’s in the Back of Your Fridge? If you’re clueless about what’s lurking in the back of your refrigerator, it’s time to clean it out!  I realize that most people dread cleaning out the refrigerator.  (I think they’re even a little frightened by what they might find in there.) One of the best reasons to keep your refrigerator cleaned is to help you stay organized…  better yet, it saves you money by allowing you to adequately use up your leftovers and keep you from buying an extra bottle of ketchup when you realized that you already had two in the fridge. The best day to clean out the refrigerator is…

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    The Real Truth About Kitchen Gadgets

    The Real Truth About Kitchen Gadgets I love kitchen gadgets!  The reality: you can find yourself loaded down with too many of these kitchen “thingys.”  (“Thingy” is what you call the gadget when you really can’t remember its proper title or what you originally bought the thing for?!?) Have  you ever bought a kitchen gadget that was a total flop? You probably felt a little cheated…and perhaps you tried to create some other use for the “thingy” so that you could compensate for some of the loss.  Yep, I’ve been there too! Some people have drawers stuffed full of these gadgets…and when they really need a specific one, they rummage…

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    Her Best Mexican Rice

    Her Best Mexican Rice If you enjoy eating rice at Mexican restaurants, this can be a nice side dish to eat with your Mexican dinner at home.  I actually made it the main course by adding cooked chicken into it toward the end. (Tip: It works out great to make this recipe after cooking a whole chicken and reserving the broth for this recipe.) My recipe came out quite spicy because I used my own homemade salsa which is spicy…but I’ve also had much spicier!   I really think the outcome will depend on how hot your salsa is.  So if you want mild, use mild salsa, but if you’re wanting…