Easy Mexican Casserole Done Two Ways For Busy Nights

Anyone else struggling at least seven times a week to make a quick dinner before Scouts or sports that everybody looks forward to eating? The kind of recipe that comes together quickly, warms bellies, and makes for bomb.com leftovers? Let me introduce you to my mother-in-law’s Mexican Casserole, a regular life-saver over here with myContinue reading “Easy Mexican Casserole Done Two Ways For Busy Nights”

Scouting: All About Cub Scout Knot Tying

Look wide, and even when you think you are looking wide – look wider still. Lord Robert Baden-Powell I firmly believe that there are opportunities within the existing Scouting program that, no matter how impeccably mapped out, can always use a little injection of fun or maybe a slightly different perspective. Most of us areContinue reading “Scouting: All About Cub Scout Knot Tying”

One-Pot Savory Italian Mac

The seasons are changing, much to my chagrin. It’s hard to stay sad about summer coming to a close when there are so many delicious one-pot recipes on the horizon, and this one in particular is a family fave. It’s flavorful, full of veggies, and simple to prepare, even on those busy school nights. TheContinue reading “One-Pot Savory Italian Mac”

Cub Scout: Camping Emergency Response Plan And Scout Safety

It’s about that time for Scouts to hit their local camp grounds for all the outdoor adventure (and s’mores) they can stomach! Along with your seasonal camping checklist, consider adding an Emergency Response Plan to your basic camp materials. In another life I worked extensively in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, professional experience I feelContinue reading “Cub Scout: Camping Emergency Response Plan And Scout Safety”

Kids Stuff: Cheeser Car Game

It’s been all fun and no games over here with Cub Scout Recruitment in full-swing, so I thought I’d take a few minutes to pass on some good, clean fun! We’ve all been on that long car ride where the tablets have lost their shine, you’ve been looking for a “Q” on the highway signsContinue reading “Kids Stuff: Cheeser Car Game”

A Mother’s Musings of Westmoreland State Park

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. – Albert Einstein One of the goals of this blog is to thoughtfully share the experiences and adventures my family embarks upon that I truly believe bring us closer to one another in the hopes that I inspire other families to go outside andContinue reading “A Mother’s Musings of Westmoreland State Park”