Originally posted 2018-05-01 12:00:59. Or Why Heather was overweight as a kid Makes 36 to 72, depending on how you cut them Set oven to 350 Ingredients 1 stick of butter 1 cup crushed graham crackers 1 cup shredded coconut 1 package chocolate chips (milk, semi sweet, dark, whatever form you choose) 1 package butterscotch…

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Originally posted 2018-04-24 12:00:20. Chili is a wonderful dish, as unique as the person making it.  Chili varies by region: Texas chili has no beans; Skyline Cincinnati chili is deeply spiced and also meat based and served over spaghetti  with a pile of cheese on top; New Mexico chili verde is made with pork, tomatillos,…

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Originally posted 2018-04-17 12:00:14. Phoenix has hit a cold snap.  Last week was warm, overly so for January.  I was sweating in my tank top Friday afternoon during my after work hike. Last Saturday was rainy and chilly, and then the storm cleared.  The last two mornings have been in the mid 30s – which…

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Originally posted 2018-01-25 12:00:36. When Kam and I got married, we received a ton of cookbooks as gifts*, all of which we still have.  In fact, it started off my love of regional cookbooks, as my Apa and Daddy Don gave us a Taste of Carlsbad cookbook and two of Kam’s Aunties (Pretty sure it…

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Originally posted 2015-10-01 17:45:26. Hey everyone,  I’m Ashley Z, also known as Azeroth Mommy – my current resume holds a couple of titles such as: Mother to a gorgeous almost three year old little girl, as well as Wife, Gamer, Real Life Healer (Nurse), Blogger. Mother is my favourite title. Our daughter was born on…

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Originally posted 2018-01-15 12:00:17. A long, long time ago, back in 1990, I was a young woman about to graduate high school.  It was a very different time back then- before the internet, cell phones, social media, 24 hour news, etc. Though, we did have acid washed jeans and the start of grunge music. But,…

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Originally posted 2018-01-11 12:00:44. Special equipment – 3 bowls Hand mixer Waffle Iron Ingredients- 1 ½ cup all purpose flour ¾ teaspoon baking soda (not powder, if you baking powder, they will be flat, though I have done it before on accident and the taste does not change much, just the texture) ½ teaspoon salt…

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Originally posted 2018-01-08 12:00:36. My grandmother was many things- tiny, fierce, independent, stubborn, mouthy, and fiery.  In many ways, I am her clone. One thing she was not, however, was a good cook.  Growing up, most of the food we ate started out from a can or the freezer, the veggies were always overly cooked,…

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Originally posted 2015-07-12 20:07:55. Join Trey,Drew, and Al as they balance the ever difficult task of balancing gaming and parenting. This week we discuss the Educational Gaming. Below you will find  some links that we found interesting. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Main Topic Research Pages: What Makes a Good Learning…

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Originally posted 2018-01-04 12:00:49. Original recipe can be found here- http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/claire-robinson/butternut-squash-soup-recipe-1922514 Ingredients- 1 butternut squash (2 to 3 pounds) 1 teaspoon olive oil (plus a tiny bit for roasting) 1 shallot, finely chopped 4 cups low sodium broth (use vegetable to make it vegan, though chicken broth works if that is not a priority, or…

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Originally posted 2015-07-05 18:00:03. Join Trey,Drew, and Al as they balance the ever difficult task of balancing gaming and parenting. This week we discuss the Motion Picture Association of America. Below you will find  some links that we found interesting. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Gaming News: Age of Sigmar Age…

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Originally posted 2015-06-21 15:56:40. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Articles used this week: Parenting News: https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/parents-under-investigation-after-11-year-old-121600960882.html http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jun/17/because-i-said-so-four-little-words-tha/ Gaming Addiction: http://www.video-game-addiction.org/ http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/features/video-game-addiction-no-fun http://www.empoweringparents.com/how-to-set-limits-around-video-game-use.php http://www.akademiai.com/doi/pdf/10.1556/JBA.1.2012.1.1 From the DSM – proposed May 2013 http://www.dsm5.org/Documents/Internet%20Gaming%20Disorder%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/here-there-and-everywhere/201407/internet-gaming-disorder-in-dsm-5 Wiki of info! – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game_addiction Think that you or someone you know may be addicted to video games? Call 866.869.4530…

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Originally posted 2015-06-19 13:01:16. Quality vs Quantity of Time Study In recent parenting news was an article posted in the Washington journal by Brigid Schulte regarding the lifelong question of ” What is best for your children quality time, or quantity of  time?” For the first time ever, a “large-scale longitudinal study of parent time…

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