Entries by Polly Conner

Homemade Chex Mix

This Homemade Chex Mix recipe is easy to whip up, makes your home smell ah-maze-ing as it bakes in the oven, and is an addictive snack food that has proven to be a crowd favorite for decades. The recipe comes from my grandma and its secret sauce is the key to its deliciousness.  The History […]

31 Easy Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers

Looking for easy Halloween craft ideas? This round up of Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers has loads of ideas that you can do at home or in a school setting. Great craft ideas for Halloween class parties too! Note: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide […]

Candy Corn Halloween Craft

This Candy Corn Craft for preschoolers and toddlers couldn’t be easier. Either use scrap paper or scrap fabric, our FREE PRINTABLE template, and some glue and let your child get to work. Note: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to […]

10 Easy Recipes for the Beginner Cook

These 10 beginner recipes are a perfect place to start for any new cook! We all had to start somewhere. When young gals tell me they have no idea how to cook, my advice to them is, “Take one recipe at a time.” Aside from a few basics I learned from my parents, that is […]

How to Get 3 Free Audiobooks

Audiobooks have changed my life. I’m not exaggerating! The ability to listen to books while I drive, mow, walk, or even clean has given me the chance to “read” so many more books than I ever would have at this point in my life. Through audiobooks, I’ve plowed through dozens of novels, biographies, mysteries, and […]

20+ Big-Batch Meals for Families

Save Time with Big Batch Meals Cooking large batch meals can be a huge time saver and money saver. It truly maximizes your time in the kitchen and frees you up to be more present with your people. Big batch recipes also equip you to get the most use out of your ingredients and helping […]

Oatmeal Pancake Mix

Oatmeal pancakes are hearty, flavorful, and full of grains that won’t leave you hungry hours later. You’ll never go back to boxed pancake mix after seeing how easy it is to make to make your own oatmeal mix at home. Why Oatmeal Pancakes are Amazing Broadly speaking, making food from scratch usually tastes better and […]

My Journey Towards Healthier Living

Like many, my journey towards healthier living has been just that: a journey. It’s one that I’m still on. It’s been full of ups and downs, inflating and deflating (thanks, three kids!), seasons of motivation and seasons of running on empty. But, after stumbling on some old pictures from the past, I’m reminded at how […]