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“Apparently” Kid steals the show August 7, 2014

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I am a single mom of a very active and busy fourteen year old young man. I work full time for the NYS Assembly. I love doing crafts and saving money. So I will be posting my ideas or ideas that I have found from one of my favorite sites Pinterest. I also am very savvy with a computer so I will be posting printables as well. I hope you enjoy my blog.
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This five year old boy “apparently” is the cutest thing.

 

Cool Pregnancy Announcement August 6, 2014

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This is one cool pregnancy announcement from The McGillicuddys.

 

Chicken Potpie Pasta August 6, 2014

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My son absolutely loved this. I did add alittle more broth so it wasn’t so dry. If you have any tweeks that you have done let me know.

Chicken-Potpie Pasta

Serves 6
Cook time 30 minutes
Meal type Main Dish
Misc Child Friendly, Freezable
Website Martha Stewart

Ingredients

  • salt and pepper
  • 3/4lb penne or other short tubular pasta
  • 1/3lb green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 Small yellow onion (minced)
  • 1 stalk celery (thinly sliced)
  • 2 carrots (diced medium)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked chicken (diced)

Directions

Step 1
In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta 3 minutes less than package instructions. Add green beans and cook 3 minutes, then drain.
Step 2
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter over medium-high. Add onion, celery, and carrots and cook until onion is translucent, about 4 minutes. Add flour and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Gradually add broth, stirring constantly, then bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in chicken and season with salt and pepper.
Step 3
Stir pasta into chicken mixture.
 

Earn Money By Shopping August 1, 2014

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  I usually don’t do a ton of shopping online but when I do I really enjoy getting a percent of what I spend back. I have just recently just started using Ebates. The only time I have used it was for shopping at Old Navy. In just the couple times I’ve used it I’ve received $4.18 in my paypal account and right now I have $11.16 pending. I received a free $10 because I spent $25 or more before 6/30. So if you like to save money follow the link and please don’t change anything because you also get money for referring people. So start saving with Ebates. If you already use this tell me how much you’ve gotten back.

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