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Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Continued

My service as a Daytime Guardian Angel began shortly after Dr. Seuss's birthday, two short years ago. It was at this time that my husband and I agreed I could leave full time work as a local university Admin. Clerk, to begin babysitting. The goal was to make enough to replace my full time income… Continue reading Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Continued

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Alfredo Linguine with Spinach and Chicken Sausage

Eating healthy has become more affordable, more convenient, and more flavorful with the choices presented in every Aldi's store. No, this is not an ad. It is worth noting, however that Aldi's is definitely making healthy and affordable a convenient combination. Minutes to Prepare: 20 Minutes to Cook: 25 Number of Servings: 10   Ingredients 8 serving Spinach & Feta… Continue reading Alfredo Linguine with Spinach and Chicken Sausage

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Chocolate Chip Chocolate Pudding Mousse~Planting a Truffula Tree Seed

As we continue our celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, we enjoy easy and delicious afternoon snacks that follow the theme of our movie. Today, we enjoyed watching The Lorax. After, we used cashew nuts as our pretend Truffula seeds and planted them in our Chocolate Chip Chocolate Pudding Mousse, or our pretend dirt. The dirt… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Chocolate Pudding Mousse~Planting a Truffula Tree Seed

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Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration

Friday, March 2 is the birthday of the beloved children's book author, Dr. Seuss. His books are familiar to almost everyone. They were the first books many of us learned to read. His books teach beginning readers so many of their early literacy skills. Skills that include rhyming, opposites, the alphabet, beginning letter sounds and… Continue reading Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration

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Award Winning Creamy Chicken Chili

This low fat, high protein, Creamy Chicken Chili took first place in the mild class, at the Tallmadge Lutheran Church Annual Chili Open. A prestigious award, I know. The recipient of this prize, myself, took home the coveted Golden Ladle. This is the first year a winner has received this clever and eminently prized trophy.… Continue reading Award Winning Creamy Chicken Chili

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Open Faced Chicken Pot Pie

Along with so many others, I have been trying to start off my new year with healthy food choices and added exercise. I have been a frequent off and on again user of Sparkpeople or This site is similar to other paid programs that allow you to track your exercise, weight, and diet. The… Continue reading Open Faced Chicken Pot Pie

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Opposite Day, Unfunny is Funny

Today, my bigs had their third consecutive snow day since winter break officially ended. Freezing temperatures have kept us cooped up indoors, battling cabin fever. It was time for me to take action. I had to think quickly, before the bigs and littles I babysit arrived. Times like these require creativity and a little nonsensical… Continue reading Opposite Day, Unfunny is Funny