How To Get Massive Amounts of Traffic to Your Website

I was asked by a fellow blogger how do you get traffic to your website? This is such an in depth and complicated answer I figured I would put together a blog post to share how I do it. Over the years I have realized and learned from other smart bloggers that you need to diversify your blog traffic. You don't want to rely on 1 particular platform as your source of traffic, you want it to be coming from many different areas. The reason for this is that if 80% of my traffic is coming from … [Read more...]

Absolutely wonderful, unique, and mobile Lego storage idea

I'm sure that I'm not the only one who's kids love Lego bricks and who struggles finding room for Lego storage. With all the gifts that come every year with 6 kids we have accumulated many, many Lego sets over the years. For a couple years some of the kids have asked for ONLY Lego's for Christmas and birthdays. While we are very picky with what toys come into the house, Lego sets are something that get used over and over almost daily they are played with many hours every week. They are … [Read more...]

Creative and Intriguing Opportunities to Make Money Blogging

Something I get asked regularly is can you, and how do you make money blogging. I though it would be a great idea to put my answer to that into a post and share with you. I'm sure many bloggers are looking to make money from their blog so here are some ideas! Before we get into how to make money blogging, I want to clarify something. Making money blogging is not something that happens overnight, it takes a LOT of time. It takes a lot of hard work and time to get a blog to the spot where … [Read more...]

How We Store our Monthly Food

As I stated the other day I am going to give you a look into just how we store a months worth of food for 8 people. Like I also stated before we do things differently this time of year because we do not get our fruits and veggies from the farmers market anymore which means there is a lot more things in my freezer then normal. We also freeze strawberry jam and cut strawberries every year which equals about 100lbs of strawberries we prepare. We freeze corn and zucchini as well so our freezers are … [Read more...]

Monthly Meal Planning ~ This Months Menus and Questions Answered

I recently shared a photo of our monthly Costco shopping trip over on Instagram. I had a request for this months menu as well as a lot of questions. I thought there are probably others who have the same questions so I am just addressing them all on the blog in 1 spot. At the very bottom of this post you will find our menu's for the month, as well as links on how to do your own monthly meal planning. This includes making the list, putting it to a menu, shopping, and making our monthly meals. If … [Read more...]

Easy Crock Pot Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

  So last week ended up being a busy week for us. There have been a bunch of appointments Ethan has been going in for because of his upcoming health journey. So I didn't end up getting any of our crock pot recipes posted at all during the week hopefully this week I will share a few more of our crock pot recipe ideas. Crock pot chicken broccoli Alfredo is a super easy recipe to make and is a family favorite, it may even be one of the easiest recipes on our monthly meals for the … [Read more...]

Strawberries and Creme Breakfast Muffins

As I stated during my Pumpkin Bread recipe every month we make many different types of breads and muffins, usually these are eaten for snacks. These, however, we make and everyone eats them for healthy breakfast muffins idea. Since we do not eat cereal or other processed foods for breakfast, this is a recipe that is always loved in our house. We use all organic ingredients to make our muffins, so not only are they a healthy breakfast idea they are also a clean eating breakfast idea ;-) . … [Read more...]

Moist Pumpkin Bread

Something that we all love eating for snacks is our homemade banana bread, I shared the recipe previously in a sponsored post. I still follow this same recipe, except I use raw honey as my sweetener which makes the whole recipe organic. For that reason I will not be sharing our banana bread recipe again. After freezing some of our bread in the past we realized that the bread would thaw out and be very crumbly and dry. So we changed our banana bread recipe to the one listed above. By … [Read more...]

Make Ahead Crock Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

If you are a regular follower of the blog you might have seen that last week I shared how we freezer cook for a month at a time. I promised that I would share the recipes we use for our monthly freezer meals, so here they are. During our freezer cooking we make lots of main dishes but we also make most of our side dishes and breads for the month. The recipes that I am planning on sharing first are the side dishes and bread recipes. Today's recipe is for crock pot mashed sweet … [Read more...]

Make Ahead Freezer Garlic Mashed Potatoes

If you are a regular follower of the blog you might have seen that last week I shared how we freezer cook a month at a time. I promised that I would share the recipes we use for our monthly freezer meals, so here they are. During our freezer cooking we make lots of main dishes but we also make most of our side dishes and breads. The recipes that I am planning on sharing first are the side dishes and bread recipes. We cook our garlic mashed potatoes and the mashed sweet potatoes ahead of … [Read more...]