Recipe: Betty Crocker’s Caramel-Peanut Butter Bars

Archive for May 2011

Recipe: Betty Crocker’s Caramel-Peanut Butter Bars

I wanted to try these yummy looking bars and I decided the last day of school was the perfect day to make these for my family.  These bars didn’t disappoint!  Pat said they tasted like a Snickers.  I also took some to a weekend BBQ and they got many rave reviews.  To get a printable…

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Review: Heaven is for Real

HEAVEN IS FOR REAL By Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent Published 2010 Christian Non-Fiction From the back of the book: This is the story of a young boy who emerges from life-saving surgery with remarkable stories of his trip to heaven.  It is the true story of Colton Burpo, the 4 year-old son of a…

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Celebrating the Last Week of School and a Recipe

Summer begins today for us.  We had a great year of school and each of our kids excelled and had awesome experiences.  Even Patrick is still wanting to be in school.  I’m thinking since he is still sleeping at 7:30 that he will change his mind today.  I had a lot to be proud of…

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How to Survive Summer With Your Kids

If you have been reading my blog, you know that every summer I try to plan fun activities for our kids.  It doesn’t always work, but it is nice to have some ideas layed out.  This summer we have 87 Days of Fun to fill.  So I better get busy! The first thing I do…

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Moving on to the Next Thing

This weekend we finished up our soccer season with all three of the kids.  As I posted on Saturday, it was fitting that we finished it in the rain.  Most of our soccer games seemed to have been played that way this season.  Patrick also scored his first goal ever in Saturday’s game.  He really…

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A Recipe Repeat on a Beautiful Saturday

This morning we had to get up WAY TOO EARLY for our final soccer games of the season.  And, true to form, it started raining as soon as we got there.  It rained all the way through both of our games and everyone came home muddy, soaking wet, and glad we have one less thing…

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Cystex Review and Giveaway

If you’ve ever been struck with a urinary tract infection (UTI), you know how disruptive and miserable they can be. But did you know how prevalent they are, particularly among women? Urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for more than 8.3 million doctor visits each year, making it the second most common type of infection in…

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Not the Way to Start My Week

Monday morning my alarm went off and I got up and went to the bathroom.  Nothing unusual so far…….then….. I started having pressure and pain in my lower abdomen.  I felt like I had to go to the bathroom constantly.  The first thought that went to my mind was a UTI.  I didn’t want to…

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Princess Diana

Last Friday was my first day off after substitute teaching for 8 weeks.  First on the agenda was packing for a trip to Kansas City.  My mom, sister, and two nieces joined me for a trip to see the Princess Diana Exhibit.  The Diana Exhibit is only in Kansas City for a few more weeks….ending…

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The Circle Cupcakes

Once a year, I am in charge of hosting our Ladies’ Circle at our church.  I am the youngest member and enjoy getting together with the “older” ladies of our congregation.  But, sometimes, the pressure of hosting can be heavy.  I feel like the tables need to be decorated just right for the season.  I…

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