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Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Continued

My service as a Daytime Guardian Angel began shortly after Dr. Seuss's birthday, two short years ago. It was at this time that my husband and I agreed I could leave full time work as a local university Admin. Clerk, to begin babysitting. The goal was to make enough to replace my full time income… Continue reading Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Continued

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Bulgur & Quinoa Stuffed Jalapenos

I love Jalapeno Poppers! I really wanted to make a quick and easy version at home that would allow me to enjoy the pepper and the cream cheese without being fried and covered in breading. These really hit the spot. They are loaded with ancient grains and cheese and they are tasty. Minutes to Prepare: 20… Continue reading Bulgur & Quinoa Stuffed Jalapenos

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Alfredo Linguine with Spinach and Chicken Sausage

Eating healthy has become more affordable, more convenient, and more flavorful with the choices presented in every Aldi's store. No, this is not an ad. It is worth noting, however that Aldi's is definitely making healthy and affordable a convenient combination. Minutes to Prepare: 20 Minutes to Cook: 25 Number of Servings: 10   Ingredients 8 serving Spinach & Feta… Continue reading Alfredo Linguine with Spinach and Chicken Sausage

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Chocolate Chip Chocolate Pudding Mousse~Planting a Truffula Tree Seed

As we continue our celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, we enjoy easy and delicious afternoon snacks that follow the theme of our movie. Today, we enjoyed watching The Lorax. After, we used cashew nuts as our pretend Truffula seeds and planted them in our Chocolate Chip Chocolate Pudding Mousse, or our pretend dirt. The dirt… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Chocolate Pudding Mousse~Planting a Truffula Tree Seed

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Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration

Friday, March 2 is the birthday of the beloved children's book author, Dr. Seuss. His books are familiar to almost everyone. They were the first books many of us learned to read. His books teach beginning readers so many of their early literacy skills. Skills that include rhyming, opposites, the alphabet, beginning letter sounds and… Continue reading Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration

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So Delicious Creamy Potato Soup

I love making soup when it's cold and wet outside. This delicious creamy soup really hits the spot. I like add a few jalapenos to garnish when I have them. Minutes to Prepare: 15 Minutes to Cook: 40 Number of Servings: 16 Ingredients 8 medium (2-1/4" to 3-1/4" dia.) Potatoes 1 package Philadelphia Light (1/3 fat) cream cheese 4 cup… Continue reading So Delicious Creamy Potato Soup


One Day Project~Dog Bed

But first, a quick rant on how this relates to childcare... Childcare providers do not spend their entire day with kids. Honestly, I believe it is even better for the kids to see that their childcare provider cooks, cleans, crafts, builds, or whatever else the provider is able to accomplish, especially in a home environment.… Continue reading One Day Project~Dog Bed