I am a thirty-something mom to 3 active kids who keep me on the go. I don't consider myself very domestic and I crave lazy days. If you ever want to get on my good side it's as easy as bringing me chocolate. Our family loves to travel and we get out and about as often as we can.
You can follow my stories as I muddle through it all trying to keep the chaos to a minimum at Life in the BAT Cave. You can also find me sharing our travel adventures on the family travel website Trekaroo. I'd love to connect with you on twitter too!
Cooking has never been one of my favorite activities, but I learned that deciding what to cook was more of a chore than the actual cooking. It could take me forever to come up with a list of meals I'd want to make for the week before I could make my grocery list and head to the store. Recently I moved into a monthly meal planning routine and it has changed the way I…Continue
Posted on February 29, 2016 at 10:00am
A few months ago I decided I needed to start taming the clutter. While I admit, I still have a long way to go, I feel that I have made progress. What is more, I now have a system that helps me tackle the clutter without becoming overwhelmed and that is what I'd like to share with you.
1. Create a donation station. Find somewhere in your house where…Continue
Posted on January 14, 2016 at 4:00pm
'Tis the Season for holiday gift giving and those of us with kids often wonder what to give teachers. I am blessed to have many teachers among my friends and family so I went straight to the source and asked them what they love to receive. Keep in mind, teachers NEVER expect gifts and if you do choose to give, you don't have to break the bank to show your appreciation.
BEST GIFTS FOR TEACHERS:
Gift Cards: Gift cards are great for many…Continue
Posted on December 6, 2015 at 1:11pm — 1 Comment
Plan Your Week Each Sunday I like to take a look at my calendar for the week ahead. What appointments do I have coming up? Where do the kids need to be? What are my super hectic nights? I then take the time to figure out meals, make my to do list, see what days would be good ones to run errands, etc. I make…Continue
Posted on November 16, 2015 at 1:00pm