Get your school days on track with these simple routines for before and after school. #backtoschool #morningroutine #afterschool #homework #afterschoolroutine #schoollunchRead More
Anyone else feel like August was a mere whisper? I swear it started last week and now it's over. Tomorrow is September 1st. So much for summer! But I'm pretty sure I say this every month when I get my goals post up. It really reaffirms the saying about the days being long but the years being fast. I mean, holy cow, right? Only four months left of 2016. Yikes.
Let's look back at my goals for August and see how I did.
Goals for August
This month was all about Back to School prep. I knew there were lots of tasks that needed to be accomplished in order to make the transition a little easier.Read More
It's week two of prepping food to make the back to school season a little easier. (You can find week 1 here.) This week I want to focus on breakfast so I'm going to make pancake mix, sausage balls, biscuits, and English muffins. Let's dive in and get started!
I know lots of people make a huge batch of pancakes and freeze them already cooked but I'm not a huge fan of how they reheat. Never as good as fresh! Instead I'm mixing up the dry ingredients in storage bags labeled with the wet ingredients and amounts that need to be added. This makes mornings just a little smoother because I can dump the dry ingredients in a bowl and add in the wet ingredients while the griddle heats up. Yes it may only shave a few minutes off but anything is better than nothing in my mind! And since it's only a mix of flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder in the bag I can continue to reuse it for the same purpose. Win-win!
I searched high and low for a pancake recipe that I loved. I think I tried at least a dozen! I love this recipe because the pancakes cook up super fluffy, not thin. They remind me of a diner style pancake because of how thick they are. Yum!Read More