Entries by not your average mom

I Don’t Like You

Last night my husband took the kids outside while I attempted to make dinner.  Number 5 and 6 had really bad head colds and were up several times the night before, and I was coming down with it also, so in addition to feeling sick, I was also exhausted and very crabby.  I just wanted to be […]

Baked Taco Sandwich

This recipe comes from Betty Crocker’s Good and Easy cookbook.  Everyone in this house loves when I make it for dinner.  I make a double recipe, and there is never any left over. INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground beef, turkey, or chicken 1 envelope taco seasoning mix (I use the mild or low-sodium) I cup Bisquick 1/3 […]

If it’s free, it’s for me.

Number 2 is super frugal. He’s always on the lookout for a bargain. I’d like to say he’s been heavily influenced by my savvy shopping skills and couponing expertise, but he definitely came out like that. One summer night when he was 4 we went to a concert in the park.  When it was all over and we were […]

After-School Snack

Since peanut butter at school is off-limits, I like to give this snack to my kids when they come home (I got it from Better Homes and Gardens). It’s super easy and they love it! You can make them ahead and throw them in the fridge so they are ready as soon as the kids […]