Don’t you HATE when you are starving at the end of the day but have no inspiration for cooking? What if you could whip together the most delicious soup you’ve ever tasted in just a few minutes at the end of the day? I LOVE soup, so I’m a constantly looking for new ways to make it and this Chicken Tortilla Soup has rocked my world! I was able to adapt it to use my instant pot and I just tossed in a package of FROZEN SOLID chicken breasts and had a delicious meal in no time. » Read more
Archive for Author Christina Kamp
What in the world do you buy for a baby? Gifts for infants are so hard to figure out. To be honest, I think the best gift for an infant is something that helps mom with baby. I love buying gifts for infants that make mom’s life a little bit easier. The child doesn’t realize or know they are receiving a gift, so why not bless momma?
Have you ever made pickles and just didn’t like the way they turned out? I have and boy it’s disappointing. I hate a soggy pickle that doens’t have a yummy flavor. We have tons of cucumbers in the garden, so we’ve been making refrigerator dill pickles and they are awesome. I love them and the kids love them. Even my picky husband loves them. Making refrigerator dill pickles is a super fun, simple activity any age child can help with.
There’s that certain time of the year when produce from your garden is drowning you from every side. What do you do with all the excess tomatoes your garden produces? You know in a few months, you’ll be longing for those delicious home-grown tomatoes again and they will be nowhere near.
Do you wish you could cook nutritious, homemade meals for your family but you don’t have the basic cooking skills to begin? When I was younger, I really wanted to make wholesome meals for my family, but I just didn’t know how. Over the years, first I mastered tacos from browned ground beef, a packet of taco mix and some taco shells.
For years that was our standby meal because it’s really all I knew how to make that was good. I made mac and cheese from a box and ramen noodles. That was what we could afford at the time. I also didn’t understand the importance of healthy, fresh, chemical free food.
Is learning to garden a life or death situation? In the immediate sense, no, but for the long term, yes. Learn about the importance of gardening. Obviously we can’t live long without food. Are you sure the food system is always going to be there to provide for you?
Working out daily routines in home daycare is one of the most important things you’ll do to make your days successful. Knowing what is coming next helps everyone’s day run more smoothly. Check out this super easy way to plan your schedule and even get a free printable version of what’s worked for me for 23 years of home daycare. There is nothing more important than a daily schedule for kids.
Thinking of gifts for preschoolers can sometimes be tricky. It’s hard when you don’t have small children in your home to know what they would like and what is safe for them. I have been caring for preschool age children for 23 years and I have some great ideas to share with you to help you get something the child will love.
Kids LOVE dinosaurs, it never fails. Check out a great way to have some serious fun at a dinosaur party for kids without spending a fortune. This party was for my daycare kids. It would make a great birthday party too. What kid wouldn’t want a dinosaur birthday party?
Looking for something new to feed your family? These sausage balls are super easy, and are made with real food ingredients.
I wanted to add some new menu items to my childcare menu and I thought of the idea of a sausage ball recipe. People serve them as hors d’oeuvres at parties, but they are really just cheese and sausage biscuits. I knew they were incredibly easy to make, but they use Bisquick baking mix and I don’t use boxed foods like that.