The Birthday Cake Tradition

Making cakes is something my husband and I love to do. Our boys have loved having these cakes over the years and we look forward to making Aaiko some that she will also,hopefully, love. A lot of time, effort and money goes into making these and our boys...

Minimizing our life

As a family of 5 we have too much stuff! Honestly, our closets are overflowing, our toy bins are stuffed full, our book shelves crammed to the brink of collapse. Every thing is a mess all the time. There is never enough storage space and it feels like all...

Stepfather becomes a grandfather

Something I talk about a lot, it seems, is that I lost my father to cancer when I was 17. We had a strange relationship after my 11th year. My parents divorced because there were some serious issues that came up and they just couldn’t work past them. I...

Newborn Baby

Aaiko literally came into this world loving water! She is a water baby! Looking back, I kind of wish we had done a water birth. but with our complications, that was just not feasible. Are babies just born with a love for water because of their natural...

Teamwork works!!

Teamwork works.  It works in organized sports, it works at any job or task you need to complete.  Teamwork works in parenting.  Jody and I may not have all the answers.  What parent does.  But I will tell you one thing, we support each others decisions...

Raising Free thinkers

When you think of raising free thinkers with kindred hearts, what do you think about?  We are attempting this in our parenting style, to raise free thinking people. We want our children to grow up and become adults who make informed decisions that are...

Dagwood Bread

A deliciously thick Pocket Bread! It makes the absolute best sandwiches! Dagwood Bread This is a much thicker pita bread that is great for making "Dagwood" Sandwiches. Seriously, a delicious experience! 2 Package Yeast2 Cups Warm Water1 Cup Flour3 Tbsp Oil3 1/2 tsp...

Cinnamon Crepes

Cinnamon Crepes! A fun twist on on an easy recipe! The kids love these! Cinnamon Crepes A super easy crepe recipe with a twist of vanilla and sugar. 2 Cups All Purpose Flour1/2 tsp Salt`4 Medium Eggs1 Cup Milk1 Cup Water4 tsp Melted Butter1/4 tsp Cinnamon1 tsp Vanilla...

English Muffins

English Muffins! Super easy and delicious! The whole family loves these! English Muffins Easy and delicious. I highly recommend making a double batch to put some in the freezer. These go quick in our house! 4 1/2 Cups Flour2 tsp Yeast1 1/4 tsp Salt (to taste)2 Tbsp...

Pie Crust Cinnamon Pinwheels

Cinnamon Pinwheels A great way to use up left over pie crust! Easy and delicious! Pie Crust Cinnamon Pinwheels When you have leftover pie crust, this is a great way to use it up! They are delicious little bite size treats that never last long in my house! 1 Ball Pie...

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd's Pie! A meal the kids ask for all the time! A cold weather staple meal in our house! Shepherd's Pie This is a staple dinner in our house. The kids ask for it regularly and there are rarely any left overs! It is a delicious meal that is wonderful on a...

Jody Savage

Jody Savage

Author

Jody is a wonderful mother of three.  She has a lifetime of experiences in a short time frame.  She graduated from Thomas College of Maine with an undergraduate in criminal justice and business.  She currently works full time at a non-profit, while honing her creative, comical, writing style for her family blog.  Please reach out and chat her up.

Brian Savage (Spongie)

Brian Savage (Spongie)

Author

Swim coach
Parent extraordinaire
Organic
Nerdy
Grateful
Insightful
Exuberant

Anders Savage

Anders Savage

Kid

Anders is a 12 year old boy, that enjoys being a kid. He participates in many activities. Last year his Odyssey team went to the world championships in Iowa. He does only one sport, competitive swimming. He also plays the alto and tenor saxophone as well as the piano.

Wylder Raef Savage

Wylder Raef Savage

Kid

Wylder is a 9 year old boy that has a very creative mind.  He has the kindest soul we have ever met.  Wylder competes competitively for a swim team.  He is currently learning piano, and has a very big interest in becoming a chef. He has a great eye for anything artistic.

Aaiko Olive Attean Savage

Aaiko Olive Attean Savage

Kid

Aaiko is a very young woman, who can speak about 237 words.  She is learning everyday, how to communicate just a wee bit better with the foursome of people,… that love her…give her the patience…and understand unconditional love!  !!

 

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