Precious Moments Archive


Snow Day Optimism

Snow Day Optimism Today’s test . . . are you an optimist or a pessimist?  When you go to sleep with the certainty or at least the weather professionals certainty of six to eight inches of snow, one might be disappointed to awaken to sleet and a dusting of snow on the


Thanksgiving and Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

Thanksgiving 2016 Recap and Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup Growing up I LOVED Thanksgiving.  It was my favorite holiday.  As a child, we would travel to my Grannie’s house and once there we were surrounded by extended family.  There was football played in the yard and cooking in the tiny kitchen. When


Boy or Girl? My gender reveal.

Dear Baby, People are excited to find out your gender!  Many ask, “do I have any mother’s intuition on your gender?”  I do not. Aside from being a little more nauseous, I feel the same as I did when I was pregnant with your four brothers.  I have my mind set on


Sesame-Crusted Tuna with Ginger Cream

Four Hungry Boys Taste Test Sesame-Crusted Tuna with Ginger Cream I have this girlfriend and she is my BFFL or best friend for life.  For some of us, the middle school age girl in us never dies even though we try so hard to smother her.  Years ago when Hotness and I


Ham and Cheese Chicken

Ham and Cheese Chicken Plus A New Kitchen The last time I wrote a blog, in my head that is, was months ago.  Clearly, I prefer to sit on my ass once my kids are in bed and only participate in brainless activities, such as watching The Bachelor, instead of trying to


Puffy Snowman Craft and Old School Snow Days

Puffy Snowman and Snow Days Remember two weeks ago I wrote a, “What I think is cool on Wednesday” blog?  Yeah, me either.  I had to go back and re-read the post I wrote.  Well, here I am again . . . on a Wednesday . . . after a loooooooong weekend.


Oatmeal Breakfast Bars – Healthy Fast Breakfast Packed with Protein

Oatmeal Breakfast Bars and A Dog Part 1 Happy New Year! How are those New Year’s resolutions?  I once read that it takes at least 21 days 6 weeks to realistically form a new habit, so good luck!  I have some resolutions for myself this year, but it seems old habits die-hard. I


Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites #2 This is my second week posting a Friday Favorites.  I really enjoyed recapping last week on Friday, so here I go again.  Shout out to Andrea from Momfessionals, who hosts a Friday Favorites link party,  Christina from Carolina Charm  who hosts a Five on Friday link party; and, Amy from the Farmer’s Wife who hosts a


Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites I noticed a couple of bloggers posting a round-up of their “favorites” from the past week on Fridays.  Andrea from Momfessionals hosts a Friday Favorites link party,  Christina from Carolina Charm  hosts a Five on Friday link party and Amy from the Farmer’s Wife hosts a Oh, hey Friday link party.  I thought


Garlic Parmesan Pasta and Motherhood Syndrome

Motherhood Syndrome Symptoms include the following during any given 24-hour period: feelings of intense frustration feelings of great accomplishment lack of patience abundance of patience feelings of mother’s guilt for no reason moments of feeling like a supermom feelings of failure feelings of bitterness  feelings of melancholy feelings of euphoria  Here is an