Banana Split Ice Cream Cake | Make Ice Cream Cakes At Home

Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

How To Make A Homemade Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

By Jennifer Spears

We celebrated a birthday recently…our little girl turned 2! To celebrate, I made her this banana split ice cream cake, to go along with her monkey themed party. Continue reading “Banana Split Ice Cream Cake | Make Ice Cream Cakes At Home”

Peanut Butter Sauce | Make Awesome Ice Cream Sundaes At Home

Peanut Butter Sauce

Homemade Peanut Butter Sauce: Easy and Delicious!

By Jennifer Spears

Ever head to your favorite ice cream stand for a sundae…and then end up disappointed by the amount of peanut butter sauce they give you? Continue reading “Peanut Butter Sauce | Make Awesome Ice Cream Sundaes At Home”

Mom’s Bacon Gravy | Biscuits and Bacon Gravy With Mashed Potatoes

bacon gravyBacon Gravy Is A Delicious Meal Stretcher That Will Be A Hit Every Time

By Jennifer Spears

Admit it…I had you at bacon! Perhaps you have been searching for bacon recipes, or maybe you were looking specifically for bacon gravy recipes! Regardless…I’m glad you found me and this simple, but delicious, recipe!

Bacon gravy is one of our usually meal stretchers. I actually consider it a “free” meal because it’s made with leftover ingredients purchased to make other meals. Continue reading “Mom’s Bacon Gravy | Biscuits and Bacon Gravy With Mashed Potatoes”

Loaded Smashed Potatoes | Better (And Quicker) Than Baked Potatoes

Loaded smashed potatoesThese Loaded Smashed Potatoes Will Be Your New Favorite Way To Eat “Baked” Potatoes!

By Jennifer Spears

Loaded Smashed Potatoes…they’re a thing! We’re a big family, and potatoes are a budget friendly staple in our pantry. As often as possible, I try to turn them into our main course. The bad thing about baked potatoes is that they take SOOOO long to bake, especially when you are making them for a crowd!  Continue reading “Loaded Smashed Potatoes | Better (And Quicker) Than Baked Potatoes”

Free Resource Library | Welcome To The FREEBIE Fortress

free resource libraryWelcome To Our Free Resource Library! The FREEBIE Fortress: Where We Share All Of Our Best FREE Resources

By Jennifer Spears

What is a free resource library? Think of it as one of those little free libraries that are popping up in communities all over the world…but with our free resource library, you don’t have to return anything. All of our best resources are kept in one convenient location, and you can download them whenever you need them. Continue reading “Free Resource Library | Welcome To The FREEBIE Fortress”

20 Things We’ve Learned In 20 Years Of Marriage

Recently, we celebrated our 20 year wedding anniversary, and it made us think about all of the things we've learned in 20 years of marriage.20 Things We’ve Learned In 20 Years Of Marriage…And Why Only One Thing Matters

By Glenn and Jennifer Spears

We’re a love story…a real, true love story…there is just no other way to describe us. Recently, we celebrated our 20 year wedding anniversary, and it made us think about all of the things we’ve learned in 20 years of marriage. Continue reading “20 Things We’ve Learned In 20 Years Of Marriage”

30 Day Family Fun Challenge | Summer Edition | Free Printable

family fun challenge

Make Memories This Summer With The 30 Day Family Fun Challenge

By Jennifer Spears

Join the 30 Day Family Fun Challenge! Each day, there are fun ideas to make awesome memories with your kids. Each idea is based on having fun at home (or close to home), and since the best things in life are free…the Family Fun Challenge costs next to nothing to complete…but the memories will be priceless! Continue reading “30 Day Family Fun Challenge | Summer Edition | Free Printable”

Quick Father’s Day Crafts: My Dad Rocks!

Quick Father's Day Crafts
 Need Ideas For Quick Father’s Day Crafts?

By Jennifer Spears

Father’s Day is right around the corner! If you still need ideas for quick Father’s Day crafts that you can make with your kids, check out this “My Dad Rocks” project. It’s fun, easy to make, and you probably don’t even have to go to the store to get any of the supplies! Continue reading “Quick Father’s Day Crafts: My Dad Rocks!”

12 Fun Parenting Tips To Keep Your Kids Learning This Summer

to keep your kids learning Looking For Ways To Keep Your Kids Learning This Summer? 

By Jennifer Spears

Summer vacation is amazing! As parents, we always try to pack as much fun and family time into the few weeks that our kids have off from school, but it’s important to keep your kids learning too. Continue reading “12 Fun Parenting Tips To Keep Your Kids Learning This Summer”

10 Awesome Summer Jobs For Country Kids | Opportunity In Rural Areas

When we moved to the country 5 years ago, we quickly discovered that there are plenty of summer jobs for country kids. You don't need to live near a town toHow To Help Your Kids Earn Money When You Don’t Live In Town

By Jennifer Spears

When we moved to the country 5 years ago, we didn’t realize that it was going to be a lot more difficult for our teenage kids to earn money. Luckily, we quickly discovered that there are plenty of awesome summer jobs for country kids. Continue reading “10 Awesome Summer Jobs For Country Kids | Opportunity In Rural Areas”