Stay at Home Mom Schedule: My Daily Schedules Over the Years

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my newsletter. You can also like Blissful Homemaking on Facebook. Articles have affiliate links. I’ve been staying at home since 2009 when I graduated from a master’s degree program. I have been unable to find a job worthwhile outside of the home to support daycare costs […]

St. Patrick’s Day Decorations

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Want to decorate for St. Patrick’s Day? Check out these great St. Patrick’s Day decorations. The first few decorations are from Amazon then I have an active eBay feed of current decor that is selling on eBay. Shamrock Light Set: The shamrock light set is the perfect addition for your St. Patrick’s Day party. A fun and […]

How to Make French Toast: Easy French Toast Recipe

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A delicious breakfast staple in our home is french toast. I have tried a lot of french toast recipes. This morning when I made this easy french toast recipe I didn’t even Google recipes to make sure I had everything. Even if you don’t have all the ingredients, french toast is very forgiving in taste. […]

Easter Basket Cake using Basketweave Piping Tip

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Back in 2011, I attempted to make an basket cake for Easter. I was fairly new at decorating cakes. This was my first attempt to basketweave a cake…and my only attempt since! In the picture below, you can see where I cut a hole in the top of the cake. That was the “basket” of […]

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings (or Chicken and Biscuits!)

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A quick and easy meal that I like to make is chicken and biscuits or chicken and dumplings. I make this dish in a slow cooker to make my life easier! Ingredients: 2 cups of water 2-4 chicken boullion cubes (or chicken broth) celery 1 cup of frozen veggies 1-2 cans of cream of chicken […]

Easter dresses in girls sizes 4-6x and 7-16

Easter is coming up on April 5, so it is time to be on the lookout for Easter dresses! Here are some pretty Easter dresses online that I found this year. Many are available in smaller than size 4. Click on photos to see product information. Want matching dresses for all of your girls? This […]

How to Make Espresso or a Latte with a Bialetti Moka Pot

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Before I met my Cuban husband, I drank orange juice in the morning. I loved cold orange juice a little too much probably. I still love OJ, but one of my favorite morning wake up drinks is now café con leche (translation is coffee with milk). I say “coffee” but it is actually espresso with […]

Organic Oatmeal Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

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          Most mornings I don’t like eating starchy food for breakfast. I would love bacon and eggs every morning but that isn’t going to happen. A popular breakfast in our home are oatmeal smoothies. This is a very simple recipe, and it doesn’t require exact measuring for it to taste good. […]

Having 3 kids: Illnesses, toys, decluttering and sleeping

If you haven’t read my previous posts about having 3 kids, check them out here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6. If it tells you anything about having 3 kids, I haven’t had time to blog about it since May of last year! Things stay really busy around here. I want to remind everyone […]