Train Table Activity

Words on Parenting Wednesday is a weekly post series on the subject of parenting. I’ll talk about any adventures we have with our girls to motherhood experiences to fun and games for children to featuring mommy bloggers.

*If you would like to guest post on my blog on the topic of children or any other topic, send me a message.

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Today I’m guest posting on Tiffany’s blog at Before the Clock Strikes Midnight. I’m sharing one of my girls’ favorite activity to play – their train table. You can check out my guest post on her website here.

What do you think of the train table in my girls’ room? If your kids love the train table at Barnes & Noble, they’d love this table.

DIY Hanging Branch Banner

Tidy Tuesday is a weekly post series on the subject of home. I’ll talk about any remodeling / decorating of my house to tips to help you get your house organized to decorating tips to featuring home bloggers.

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Today’s post is brought to you by MaMeMima. Nadia loves blogging about kids, home, design, and life inspiration.

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Here is Nadia’s guest post. Enjoy! Don’t forget to visit her blog at MaMeMima.

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Grilled Sweet Peppers Wrapped in Bacon

Meal Monday is a weekly post series on the subject of food. I’ll talk about my love for food to sharing recipes that I love cooking to food tips.

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Do you love sweet peppers? Do you love bacon? If so, then you would love sweet peppers wrapped in bacon.

My husband and I were grilling one evening and we were trying to think of a different side we haven’t had. He asked, “Do we have bacon?” I said yes. We then thought that grilling sweet peppers (we had in the fridge) wrapped in bacon would be perfect.

I played with the flavor of the sweet peppers and bacon and added seasonings that I thought would taste great on the sweet peppers and bacon. The first time we made these peppers, we used a half slice of bacon with no toothpick. Withhold a toothpick, the bacon fell off of the peppers very easily. So the second time we made these peppers,we used a whole slice of bacon and purchased toothpicks to hold the sweet peppers and bacon together.

What would be a perfect main dish to go with these sweet peppers wrapped in bacon? Steak kabobs or steak would be perfect.

Check out my recipe for sweet peppers wrapped in bacon.

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More and More Stripes

Fashion Friday is a weekly post series on the subject of fashion and beauty. I’ll talk about items that I find or want for my wardrobe to ways to beautify yourself to featuring fashion bloggers.

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I’m a big fan of stripes. How about you? I own several striped tops. One of my favorites is my black and white striped tank top. I love wearing the top with a pair of my colored skinny jeans. The pop of color from the jeans look great against the black and white. What I love about a striped top is although it might be simple, you can pair items of clothing and accessories to make that outfit pop. Do you own any striped tops? What is your go-to-color for stripes?

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Chalk Art

Words on Parenting Wednesday is a weekly post series on the subject of parenting. I’ll talk about any adventures we have with our girls to motherhood experiences to fun and games for children to featuring mommy bloggers.

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One thing my girls, Katie and Sophia, love to do on a nice day is go outside. Sometimes we’ll bring out the chalk container and draw on the sidewalk in the front yard. Do your kids love to create chalk art on the sidewalk? What do they love to draw?

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Yellow Desk in Girls’ Room

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My husband and I got this yellow desk and chair from his grandparents. We added a peel and stick paper to the top of the desk and the seat of the chair. We also added stars and ‘Wish Upon a Star’ on the desk drawers.

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Chicken Cordon Bleu

Meal Monday is a weekly post series on the subject of food. I’ll talk about my love for food to sharing recipes that I love cooking to food tips.

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One of my husband’s favorite chicken meals is chicken cordon bleu. He especially loves the honey mustard sauce that is drizzled over the chicken. The flavors of the chicken, ham, Swiss cheese, and honey mustard sauce is a perfect mix.

The recipe I use to make my chicken cordon bleu is based on the recipe in the Cook This Not That! cookbook. Instead of buying panko bread crumbs, I make my own croutons and crush them to make bread crumbs. It is very easy to do if you have a toaster oven. The recipe calls for a Dijon mustard, but I use whatever mustard I have on hand such as Grey Poupons’s deli mustard.

Here is my recipe for chicken cordon bleu.

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No Posts This Week

There will be no posts this week do to my family going on a mini vacation later this week. Check out my previous posts if you haven’t had a chance to read them yet. I’ll be back again next week. Looking forward to connecting with you more next week!

Black Sequin Top

Fashion Friday is a weekly post series on the subject of fashion and beauty. I’ll talk about items that I find or want for my wardrobe to ways to beautify yourself to featuring fashion bloggers.

*If you would like to guest post on my blog on the topic of fashion or any other topic, send me a message.

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Today I am guest posting on Iris’ blog at Love, Iris. She guest posted on my blog last week on four ways of styling a black and white striped skirt. I’m sharing my black sequin top from JC Penney and what I wore with it on her blog. You can check out my guest post on her website here.

What do you think of my black sequin top? Do you like how I styled my outfit?

Nominated for the Liebster Award Again!

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I am happy to announce that my blog has been nominated for the Liebster Award for a second time! This blogger award is given by bloggers to other fellow bloggers, in order to broaden the blogging community.

Once you get nominated, there are few rules to follow, which include:

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you. (Thanks to Cat at The Rustic Willow for nominating me!)
  2. Answer the 11 questions given to you.
  3. Nominate 11 other blogs with less than 500 followers.
  4. Post 11 questions for your nominees to answer.
  5. Tag your nominees and post a comment on their blog to let them know you nominated them.

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