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Slow Cooker Meals - Beef Stroganoff

Slow Cooker Meals – Beef Stroganoff

I LOVE cooking with my crock pot. But I will be the first to say that I don’t love everything that I make in it. Sometimes the meat dries out, the sauce is watery and the flavor is bland. Trust me. This is not that kind of recipe. I found this recipe through a friend [...]

James’ Nursery: Little Forest

James’ Nursery: Little Forest

Living in a town surrounded by forest, it was only natural for Danica to incorporate it into her son’s nursery. Pulling the natural elements from outside and bringing them in was a fun challenge, and as you’ll see and read, it turned out absolutely stunning. When you found out you were having a boy, how [...]

Grilling: A Spin on Burgers and Fries

Grilling: A Spin on Burgers and Fries

Living in Michigan means that with summer, comes grilled meals— at least for us. My husband loves burgers and fries, and so do I, but once in a while I like a change. I came across this recipe for spinach and feta turkey burgers a couple years ago and it’s been a summer staple in our [...]

Summer Berries Gratin

Summer Berries Gratin

I heard about this recipe while I was listening to National Public Radio, where they invited the chefs from America’s Test Kitchen to share their favorite summer recipes. When asked about their favorite dessert recipes, Bridget Lancaster started by saying, “I don’t like overly-sweet desserts.” That immediately got my attention. I love sweets but I [...]

Gavin’s Nursery: Tiny and Functional

Gavin’s Nursery: Tiny and Functional

When Mama Say What?! mama Melissa was preparing for the birth of her baby boy, she decided on a college sports theme for his nursery. Melissa and her husband were dealing with a very small space but made it work wonderfully. See how it came together in this article about how tiny can be super [...]

Slow Cooker Meals—Asian Pepper Steak

Slow Cooker Meals—Asian Pepper Steak

I love, love, love using my Crock-Pot for cooking. There is something to be said about taking a few minutes to prepare a meal the night before or in the morning and then letting it cook while you’re at work or doing errands with the kiddos. You get to come back to a great smelling [...]

Annabelle’s Nursery: Team Green to Pink

Annabelle’s Nursery: Team Green to Pink

When Mama Say What?! mama Jessica and her husband found out that they were pregnant, they opted to be team green (team green is waiting until their little sweet bundle was born before finding out the sex of the baby). Choosing to be team green comes with its own set of challenges. Gender neutral rooms [...]

Healthy Smoothies for Mama and Baby

Healthy Smoothies for Mama and Baby

Smoothies are an almost daily snack in our house — I’ve been drinking them for years, but since Little Man has been about a year old, he’s had a fascination with the blender. When he sees me getting the ingredients together, or even when I say, “Do you want to make a … SMOOTHIE?!” he [...]

Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark

Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark

While browsing Pinterest the other day, I found a pin that made my heart stop, my mouth water and my pants bulge all at once (yes, that’s possible). It’s called Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark… but I just call it heaven. You most likely have the five ingredients you need in your pantry/fridge already. If you [...]

Nursery to Shabby Chic Big Sister Room

Nursery to Shabby Chic Big Sister Room

For this mom, Lori, the fun of creating her shabby chic nursery for her daughter EJ was a sentimental process and involved using many elements from her own childhood. Lori has now updated EJ’s room to be a big sister room with the arrival of baby brother T, and she couldn’t be more pleased with the results. (Honestly, [...]