Tween Season Blog


Watermelon Sticks

I learned how to cut watermelon like this last summer and LOVE IT!  It has made eating watermelon in our house a lot less messy and my kids seem to waste a lot less...


Easiest Chicken Parm EVER

Okay, I’m all about the easiest possible dinners possible.  But my family (as you guys know) are super picky!  So, I’ve also go to be creative.  I won’t recommend many products on this site...

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Photo Scavenger Hunt

My middle is at basketball camp and my oldest and youngest were sitting around with nothing to do.  Thankfully, they work pretty well together when tasked with a project.  I threw out the idea…what...


Ready to Laugh?

Here are some of the graphic’s we’ve made along the way…hopefully you find them as funny as we have! Always remember you’re AWESOMESAUCE! Hillary

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Skating in Cincinnati

I’m beginning to learn that keeping my tweens busy during the day isn’t my only task…with bedtime a lot later than it was when they were little kids and it being sunny until 9:30...


Rubber Band Cars

Wednesday my oldest uttered the words “I’m BORED.”  It was only day 7 into summer break; Houston we’ve got a problem.  I listed 10 decent ideas and nothing worked.  Instead, do to the ugly comments...

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Baby Blues Comics

Every since I had my first child I’ve LOVED this comic strip (actually, I have a few that I’ve saved since before we had kids).  Want to see more of my favorites check out...


Dinner Nachos

Do your kids complain about dinner like mine?  So I have 2 kids that like “tacos” and one that HATES them.  Yep, HATES!  But they are super easy.  And I flat refuse to throw...

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Easy Sloppy Joes w/o a Can

This is a really easy recipe!  It is so much better than its canned counter part.  Happily you should have everything in your kitchen, and you’ll know exactly what’s in the dish (no hidden...