Big Man and His Big Mac

You know you are in trouble when the 7 year old (who asks if every family has a skinny kid) orders a Big Mac and fries and eats it! It should surprise me – he eats 2 helpings of pulled pork or bbq chicken. When he likes it he stocks up, I guess. But he…

Clean and Fed

Every six month (if we are lucky enough not to need appointments in between) we head to the dentist. Thankfully our dentist is amazing and lets me bring four kids one time and five the next. That is great since it is 30 miles one way! The name Rhys means enthusiastic and we hit the…

Beautiful BLC

Look at that beautiful sandwich! #4 made it!! I could not be more impressed nor more excited to eat it. Bacon, lettuce and cheese on lightly toasted bread. Apparently the boy does pay attention to what I like. This lit up my day, babe. Thank you so much.

When Life Gives You Half Chewed Apples…

Number 7 wanted a snack.  Unlike typical children that might grab and eat an apple, he proceeded to grab SIX apples and eat part of each of them.  Really? Who does that? So to “fix” the situation, I made this apple crisp.  And just in case you are wondering I did wash the apples with…

Gluten free cookies

Every month we invite the missionaries from our church over for dinner.  We do it to make sure they are fed and to show our children the importance of serving the Lord.  My husband and I both served missions and hope the same for our kids.  It is a sacrifice but the blessings and knowledge…

French Toast Roll-Ups with a side of….

I have a great friend who despite our incredible volume and obnoxiousness still wants to hang out with us.  She really is great. Today we decided we would make something new for lunch instead of just letting the 13 kids scrounge on whatever they can find. Generally, I loathe lunch.  I hate the question “What’s for…