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The Best Easiest Crab Cake Recipe

 How can you not have a good time with crab cakes, am I right? Every time we either go out to eat or are on vacation, Crab Cakes are always my go-to. Getting the freshest lump crab meat will make or break your crab cakes. I would go with fresh meat rather than...

My Green Detox Juice

 I try to cook meals from plants, trees and animals for my family and I try not to buy or serve anything processed..  I personally add fresh juice to my diet and do not advocate juice cleansers or fasts that eliminate whole foods Since we were little, we were always...

5 Quick and Delicious Recipes to Bring to Any Barbeque

Who doesn’t love a good barbeque in the summer?   Summer and Fall are filled with tons of outdoor events and get-togethers.  I love making something yummy for any occasion, but let’s face it – with tiny tots running around it isn’t always convenient to slave in the...

Momma’s Meatloaf Recipe

This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to click on the link, it does not cost you more to purchase. The proceeds allow me to keep this blog running. This meatloaf recipe is super easy to make, and it is just the ticket for a hearty home-cooked meal. ...

Chicken Soup Recipe- Polski Rosul

So growing up in a Polish home, Polish soup – Rosul indeed was the cure-all for everything!  If you had a bad day; here have some Rosul.   Not feeling well, here have some Rosul - it doesn’t matter if it was the middle of the summer.  My kids love this soup, and it's...

Best Game Day Dips

With game day only a few days away, I rounded up three of my best dips that are easy to make and they will surely be a touchdown at your Super Bowl party and will have your guests reaching for more.  Let's be real I show up for the snacks and homemades, and these...

Philly Cheesesteak Dip Recipe

Who doesn’t love Philly Cheesesteaks?   Well if you have never had an authentic Philly Cheesesteak this is your next best thing.   Every time I bring this dip to any event, it is gone within minutes.   I have made this recipe as easy as possible, with three kids easy...

Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Buffalo wings are an all-time favorite food, especially during football season.   Who doesn't love appetizers too, so what better way to combine the two?   This dip is an easy combination of your favorite flavors, that will not disappoint.    Ingredients: Cream Cheese...

BLT Dip Recipe

This is an oldy but good, and what better way to enjoy this than to make this into a dip.   This dip is a huge hit wherever you go!   Ingredients:   Bacon - 1 pack Tomatoes - 3 Ranch Mix - 1 teaspoon Lettuce Leaves Cheese - Cheddar Cheese 1/2 cup 8 ounces sour cream...

Easy Shepherds Pie Recipe

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The Best Easiest Crab Cake Recipe

 How can you not have a good time with crab cakes, am I right? Every time we either go out to eat or are on vacation, Crab Cakes are always my go-to. Getting the freshest lump crab meat will make or break your crab cakes. I would go with fresh meat rather than...

Healthy Snacks Kids (and Moms) Love

 My kids are snack-a-holics.  It feels like every hour they are telling me that they are starving.   Their little bodies stay nourished throughout the day from snacks.   Since they are mini meals we call them Mom’s snack packs at my house.   They never miss an...

Halloween Activities You Can Do From Home

  Halloween was always my favorite. Getting my kids in the spooky spirit is one of my favorite things about fall. Whether you are planning a Halloween party at school with toddlers, kindergarteners, or big kids, these activities are fun for all.  If you are...

5 At Home Jobs For Moms

This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission, at no cost to you, if you make a purchase through a link. Want to work from home with a flexible schedule to stay home with your kids. If you are a mom with little ones and you are...

65 movies for family movie night

While Family Movie Night is more and popular across America due to self-isolation, as a parent, there are only so many times that you can watch Frozen.   Family movie night is also a great way to spend some quality time with your family and is one of my favorite...

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Kids

This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to click on the link, it does not cost you more to purchase. The proceeds allow me to keep this blog running. Whether you are hitting the road or hitting the blue skies there could be a number of hassles traveling with...

My Green Detox Juice

 I try to cook meals from plants, trees and animals for my family and I try not to buy or serve anything processed..  I personally add fresh juice to my diet and do not advocate juice cleansers or fasts that eliminate whole foods Since we were little, we were always...

5 Quick and Delicious Recipes to Bring to Any Barbeque

Who doesn’t love a good barbeque in the summer?   Summer and Fall are filled with tons of outdoor events and get-togethers.  I love making something yummy for any occasion, but let’s face it – with tiny tots running around it isn’t always convenient to slave in the...

Momma’s Meatloaf Recipe

This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to click on the link, it does not cost you more to purchase. The proceeds allow me to keep this blog running. This meatloaf recipe is super easy to make, and it is just the ticket for a hearty home-cooked meal. ...

Chicken Soup Recipe- Polski Rosul

So growing up in a Polish home, Polish soup – Rosul indeed was the cure-all for everything!  If you had a bad day; here have some Rosul.   Not feeling well, here have some Rosul - it doesn’t matter if it was the middle of the summer.  My kids love this soup, and it's...

Best Game Day Dips

With game day only a few days away, I rounded up three of my best dips that are easy to make and they will surely be a touchdown at your Super Bowl party and will have your guests reaching for more.  Let's be real I show up for the snacks and homemades, and these...

Philly Cheesesteak Dip Recipe

Who doesn’t love Philly Cheesesteaks?   Well if you have never had an authentic Philly Cheesesteak this is your next best thing.   Every time I bring this dip to any event, it is gone within minutes.   I have made this recipe as easy as possible, with three kids easy...

Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Buffalo wings are an all-time favorite food, especially during football season.   Who doesn't love appetizers too, so what better way to combine the two?   This dip is an easy combination of your favorite flavors, that will not disappoint.    Ingredients: Cream Cheese...

BLT Dip Recipe

This is an oldy but good, and what better way to enjoy this than to make this into a dip.   This dip is a huge hit wherever you go!   Ingredients:   Bacon - 1 pack Tomatoes - 3 Ranch Mix - 1 teaspoon Lettuce Leaves Cheese - Cheddar Cheese 1/2 cup 8 ounces sour cream...

Easy Shepherds Pie Recipe

Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Craft

This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to click on the link, it does not cost you more to purchase. The proceeds allow me to keep this blog running. Valentine's day is the best time to make handmade crafts, and I love crafts that involve fingers and hands,...

DIY Dollar Store Pumpkin Decorating

Who doesn’t love a good fall DIY project? I love decorating for the fall season.  Whether it’s Thanksgiving or Halloween, it just isn’t complete without Pumpkins. These painted pumpkins look great and add color to your fall décor on a budget.  I bought most of the...

10 Tips To Getting the Clutter Out of Your Kitchen

When you clean your kitchen, is it still cluttered?   Are you tired of cluttered countertops?  Why is the kitchen always the hardest room to keep clean? Years ago when we first redid our kitchen, everything looked fresh and new.   I strive to keep my kitchen in the...

DIY Decorative Kid’s Letters

Looking to spice up your kids room without spending a fortune?    You can customize these letters to whatever theme you choose. I love decorating my kids room with these personal touches, and I love them even more that because I made them custom to what I...

DIY Chalkboard Tips

This was hands down my favorite DIY project thus far, not to mention super easy.   We really wanted to create a space for the kids to have a dedicated area for some indoor fun to be creative!  The kids love this chalkboard and it really comes in handy when it’s...

Christmas Stocking Stuffers That Aren’t Junk

This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to click on the link, it does not cost you more to purchase. The proceeds allow me to keep this blog running. So we are a couple of weeks out from Christmas.  I am sure your tree is up, the stockings are hung and you...

When to Introduce Social Media to Your Kids

When to introduce your Kid's to Social Media is a question that is on every parent’s mind, it is a different day and age than when we were kids. Our parents have never been faced with this decision that surrounded the internet and Social Media. We grew up in a time...

Easy Crafts To Do With Your Toddler

If there is one thing that I can remember from my childhood – it’s how much I loved when warm weather came every year.    Living in the northeast after spending what felt like the longest winters, Spring was always my favorite!!  This Spring we worked extra hard and...

Tips for Play-Based Learning

Play-based learning has many developmental benefits for your little one including enhancing their cognitive skills, building their vocabulary, and building their social skills.  It is also a great way for you to bond with your little ones as well.    What they are...

5 Fun Activities To Do On A Rainy Day

So we went through a heat wave here in Philly last week.  However, the past couple of days we experienced horrible storms and lots of rain, which has pretty much bound us to the house.   We go a little stir crazy in the house.  I came up with a couple of “Rainy Day...

10 Speedy Kid-Approved Breakfast Ideas

Are you usually rushing in the morning to get your kids out of the door?  Looking for quick breakfast ideas without using your stove? I've rounded up 10 kid-approved breakfast ideas. Enjoy!Instant Oatmeal Oatmeal paired with fruit and some Agave is a favorite in our...

Potty Train Successfully in 3 days

This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to click on the link, it does not cost you more to purchase. The proceeds allow me to keep this blog running. Potty training doesn’t have to be a stressful process at all.  In fact, you don’t want it to be stressful...

My New Favorite Baby product

T is for Tame turned my daughter’s chronic bedhead into soft manageable tresses. My daughter is just about to turn two and still has that baby fly away hair.     I have tried many different baby products that have left her hair either sticky, greasy or hard.   I used...

Gifts for the guy who has everything

Father's Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate dad than to pamper him.  Want to make dad feel special this time of year?   We have you covered, here are some gift ideas that are practical that he will love.   1. Patagonia Pullover   This is a...

Pool Rules for Safer Swimming

Summer, by far, is my favorite season. Summer means that the temperatures are getting warmer, so we break out our swimsuits for the season and head to the pool. Who doesn’t love spending their summer days cooling off in the pool? Our priority as parents is to keep our...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to click on the link, it does not cost you more to purchase. The proceeds allow me to keep this blog running. Mother’s Day is just around the corner, if you are looking for ideas to give to your husband or need some...

Ultimate Parents Guide to Gifts that Aren’t Toys

With three kids, our toy closet is pretty loaded between the holidays, birthdays, and special occasions.   My kids have toy closet with so many toys shoved in the back of the toy closet, and they end up collecting dust.   My kids end up forgetting that they are there....

Do Disney Right…Tips that Save Time, Money and Tears

Planning your Disney trip can be overwhelming, especially if it is your family's first time visiting the park.  Disney can be a magical experience, but if not planned properly, it can also be very stressful. I have planned countless trips to Disney, my family and I...

Easy DIY Ways to Add Color to Any Room

I am pretty basic when it comes to paint and furniture colors.  So how do I add a pop of color to any room?  How about Turquoise and warm shades of blue? Updates can get kind of pricey, so how can you add a pop of color without breaking the bank? 1. Paint a piece of...

Quick Tips to Staying Fit-Workout like a Mother

Adding a workout routine to your busy schedule can be beneficial to your health, not to mention give you that extra pep in your step to help you keep up with your little people.   Squeezing a workout in is tough for a busy mom but it can be done.  First and foremost...

Easy Ways to Save at the Grocery Store

Tips on saving BIG at the grocery store.   Let’s face it feeding a family of 5 isn’t cheap by any means!   So anyway that I can save I try and save as much as I can.  When I hit up the grocery store, I save anywhere from $75-$100 each trip.   A big tip is to shop with...

My Top 5 Summer Must Haves

This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to click on the link, it does not cost you more to purchase. The proceeds allow me to keep this blog running. After a very lonnng winter, I have to say that I am really looking forward to this summer.  Do you feel...

Mom on a Mission

Hey Momma!! I’m Evonna! I’m a wife and mom to 3 kids! Together we make up #squadoffiveandapuggle.  

 If you love DIY, kids stuff and everything in between, you’ll feel right at home here!!  I will share all my mommy tips and tricks on how we started our journey with more natural living, saving a few dollars, recipes and most importantly how I survive three kids!!

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