Sesame beef stir fry

Sesame beef stir fry

We LOVE simple and fresh recipes, but it must be easy with our busy schedule and both of us working full time. I found the most fantastic way to cook fabulous meals like this sesame beef stir fry dish, and others, in no time at all…and have all the ingredients delivered right to your door,… Continue Reading

Bryce Canyon Utah

Bryce Canyon Utah

We went on a week long road trip this summer and visited both Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon Utah! We love traveling as a family and exploring new places, let us show you just how beautiful it is there. We stayed just outside Zion National Park in a very family friendly resort called Zion… Continue Reading

Peanut butter brownie in a mug

Peanut butter brownie in a mug

I love single serving desserts! When I want something sweet at night and don’t want to turn on the oven this peanut butter brownie in a mug recipe is just perfect! It is quite simple and perfect for a late night treat. Here’s how to make a brownie in a mug! You don’t have to… Continue Reading

Crockpot hamburger helper recipe

Crockpot hamburger helper recipe

I’m all about my slow cooker!! Especially when school starts we are busy busy busy and I need a little help when it comes to dinner time. Our newest love is this crockpot hamburger helper recipe that’s super easy to make and hearty! Here’s how you make it.   This really is amazing! There’s something… Continue Reading

Back to school bingo

Back to school bingo

Ok, I’m a sucker for printables!! When I was a teacher I searched for free printables all the time because it just made my life easier. During this time of year I am thinking of getting my kiddos off to school again so I thought a Back to School BINGO game would be fun! Print… Continue Reading

Barbecue ribs recipe

Barbecue ribs recipe

This post brought to you by The Chinet® brand. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Typical Mom. You can’t go thru the summer and not cook an amazing rack of ribs on your bbq!! When school is out and the warm weather arrives we are ALL about using our grill. Let… Continue Reading

Baked cauliflower recipe

Baked cauliflower recipe

We like to have a vegetable side dish for dinner each night but traditional steamed veggies get a bit boring. Here is a great baked cauliflower recipe and our favorite zucchini recipe below too! Looks delicious right??!! This twist on buffalo wings turned into buffalo cauliflower bites is actually amazing and you can make it… Continue Reading

Steals of the day

Steals of the day

Sales are great! These are links from my favorite site, they always have something new on sale, but every once and a while they will offer certain products for an extra discount like the ones here below…snag them before they are gone! Remember too that they always have free and discounted Kindle deals of the… Continue Reading

Ways to plug in to your kids

Ways to plug in to your kids

I admit it, we are a plugged in family. Meaning, sometimes my kids are on their devices more than I’d like them to be. I work hard to connect with each one, and create times when all 5 of us are together throughout the week. Let me share a few fun ways to plug in… Continue Reading

Wednesday roundup 130

Wednesday roundup 130

We are ready for another Wednesday roundup linkup this week! Show us what you’ve been up to below and share with others your recipes and creations. 1. Easily Transfer Graphics To Paint – H20 Bungalow 2. How To Make the Perfect Edible Flower Ice Cubes – Garden Therapy 3. Texas Sheet Cake – Giggles Galore… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving word search

Thanksgiving word search

I love free printables, especially around the holidays. Whether you’re a Teacher or parent looking to keep the kiddos busy, this Thanksgiving word search is perfect for the Fall. Just print this Thanksgiving Word Search, as many as you’d like and it’s a perfect activity for grade school kids (even my High Schooler got a kick… Continue Reading