Special Needs Mommy Meltdown

Special Needs Mommy Meltdown

Being a special needs parent is hard physically, emotionally, and it is draining.  Being that we are a military family and move a lot we do not have the support of close family or friends, so a majority of my son’s care has fallen on my shoulders. Sometimes I will admit I wish I was […]

Mommy Needs a Time-Out Linky Party #2

Mommy Needs a Time-Out Linky Party #2

So excited to co-hosting week #2 of Mommy Needs a Timeout Thursday Linky Party.  There were so many wonderful link ups last week that it was hard to chose from.  Cannot wait to see what you have to link up this week and please share our linky with your blogging friends. The Mommy Needs a […]

Crayon Pumpkin Art

Crayon Pumpkin Art

I know some of you are upset to see the Halloween and even Christmas decorations up in stores. I would have to agree on the Christmas stuff, but everything else that screams FALL I say bring it! I love fall it is my all time favorite time of the year. I love pumpkins, cider, and […]

Mommy Needs a Time-Out Linky Party #1

The Mommy Needs a Timeout Thursday Linky Party is hosted/co-hosted by an amazing group of women who enjoy a break from the hectic rush of motherhood. Join us each week to link up your favorite posts that are parenting-related or family-friendly (DIY, crafts, recipes, tips, etc.). Your links will be shared on 9 blogs. That’s […]

Grilled Cheese Pancakes

Grilled Cheese Pancakes

I LOVE pancakes, I LOVE cheese and the two put together are like Heaven on Earth.  When we changed over to a gluten free diet I got pretty good at making homemade bread in the slow cooker.   The problem is my kids are not big fans of bread, but they LOVE pancakes.  Rather than […]

Blueberry Banana Ice Cream

Blueberry Banana Ice Cream

A Healthy Ice Cream Alternative There is nothing better than a yummy ice cream cone on a hot sunny summers day.  The heat index was super high the other day where we lived and playing in the sprinkler or splashing in our kiddie pool was simply not enough. My kids were whinny and wanting something […]

Painting with Marbles

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I got the hankering to do some crafting with my kids the other day.  We have been at the park, the pool, and up in the mountains so much this summer that crafting has taken a back seat.  In my house marble runs are a huge hit and so you will find marbles everywhere.  On […]

DIY Vacuum Attachment

DIY Vacuum Attachment

Not just for sword fighting anymore! I am always looking for ways to reuse, recycle and repurpose items around my home.  I always have wrapping paper stored around my house for holidays and birthdays.  Ever wonder what you could do with those tubes when the wrapping paper is gone?  If you need a little more […]

Minecraft Torch Craft

Minecraft Torch Craft

Have you heard of the popular game called Minecraft?  If you haven’t then either you are living under a rock or you do not have kids.  When my son turned seven we got him the 3-D world computer game Minecraft.  Our kids LOVE anything Minecraft and our son will watch hours of Youtube videos trying […]

Portobello Mushroom Pizza

Portobello Mushroom Pizza

A healthy take on pizza! If you have been a reader long here at Inspired-Housewife you know that I love me some good pizza.  This past weekend I made my kids some little individual pizzas and I wanted pizza myself.  I had four large portobello mushrooms needing to be used in my fridge.  I decided […]