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Apr. 26, 2013 9:42 pm 
Updated: May 3, 2013 1:55 pm
      My daughter just turned 7. Every birthday is a BIG deal, so of course we invited her best friend over. "Duh!" Food is always on the mind when having someone over. If I haven't mentioned, which I haven't because this is my first post, I have four children. The 7 yo is my oldest. Being a mom isn't always so easy. I'm a SAHM who's just trying to find way to save a buck or two. The goal is always more. I feel like I should since I have the opportunity to stay home with the kids. I am forever grateful to God and my hard-working man. Must. Budget.
     Sometimes preparing food isn't the easiest task. Not when there are eight tiny hands making big messes :). So I made my kids +1 a super easy casserole. Spaghetti (wheat), pasta sauce, pepperoni I and cheese. They ate it up. Why is it that when dinner takes hours of preparation they decide not to eat it all? The irony!
    Then on for dessert. It's Friday! Hello! Dessert is a must. I didn't want to drive to the store and I only had some crescent rolls. Lo and behold, a knock at the door. Saweet! Three little girls selling chocolates (with caramel inside). I'm a Pinterester. If you know Pinterest, you know what this means. I rolled up the chocolate pieces into crescent rolls and baked for 12 minutes at 350*. Heaven!!!! I really believe God sent those girls to me so I could buy chocolate. Thank you, God! So caring!
     Now I'm just wanting to sleep. I will be dreaming about eating more of those yummy candied crescents. I'm kind of on a "lifestyle change". You know, a diet. I'm a bit of a gym rat, so chocolate makes me very happy when I do get it. Or maybe it will come to me. Until we meet again!
 
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Apr. 27, 2013 4:03 am
Happy Birthday to your daughter! My 2 kids are grown and gone; my son (the baby) just turned 24 a week ago. Hubby & I are owners of a Mexican restaurant and the family that runs it has 3 small children that have adopted us as their "American Grandparents". It's great - I have them over, they "help" me cook and we all have a great time! I am a choco-holic so I get where you're coming from about your desserts. I live in the country on a dead-end road so I never have people knocking on my door selling chocolates. That would be pure heaven to me! I am a pinterester but haven't seen what you're talking about. My next stop this morning will be there to find it, LOL!
 
Apr. 27, 2013 4:38 am
Hey kiwitina! Happy birthday to the kiddo! I've been a stay at home dad for almost 16 years. It's good that you can do what you're doing. Have fun with it. It goes by way too fast!
 
Apr. 27, 2013 12:33 pm
Happy Birthday to your daughter. Enjoy.
 
May 3, 2013 1:55 pm
Thanks for the birthday wishes! I LOVE Mexican food. I'm Hispanic ;) lol. I'm enjoying staying home with the kids. I've been a SAHM for 4 years now and the madness is well worth the fun :P. I try to remind myself to enjoy every second because one day, they will be out of the house :/.
 
 
 
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kiwitina

Member Since
May 2011

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Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Low Carb, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy

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Knitting, Walking, Fishing, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing

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I'm a mother of 4 very young and hungry children.
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I'm sort of known for my baking and my cake decorating is decent.
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...not following recipes correctly lol.
 
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