Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Slow cooker BBQ chicken sandwiches are so simple and delicious! I make this dish often; because, I just have to pop the ingredients in my slow cooker and let it do it’s thing. The slow cooker is definitely my best friend in the kitchen.

Before kids, I had a slow cooker but never used it! Crazy me! Now, I don’t know how to live without it. I’m constantly pinning pins on Pinterest for new slow cooker recipes or coming up with my own.

Why? For me, I love simple.

Simple dinners mean I can forget about it while they cook (which means I have more time doing other tasks or more importantly spending more time with my kiddos and hubby).

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwiches are also a game day favorite in my house (check out my Slow Cooker Chile Con Queso for a great game day appetizer. If you have only one slow cooker, you can make the queso in a pot. Just add the ingredients to a pot that’s set to medium heat, stir occasionally, let it heat up, and then set to low heat. Enjoy!).

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

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7 Ways to Keep Your House Clean

Clean House

I can’t keep a clean home (even if my life depended on it). I have dishes piled in the sink, a mountain of laundry to be folded, and toys everywhere. So, I asked The Mama Workshop community on Instagram how they keep a clean home and to share any tips, tricks, and hacks they might have that would help me and any mama in my situation.

You know what I found out?

Almost all the mamas that answered have the same issue as me (and over 40 mamas commented). One mama even said, “If we got report cards for cleaning, I would get a big, fat F.” We all need help in this area. The mess is never-ending. So, what do we need to do?

7 Ways to Keep Your House Clean

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Letter C Activity Worksheet

the letter C

The Letter C is for Cupcake, especially this month! It’s my birthday month! So, this is perfect! Virtual cupcakes all around! We have been celebrating my birthday all month long with mini celebrations.

You may read all about the mini celebrations we have been doing over at 19 Ways to Celebrate Your Birthday {with or without kids}.

It has been so fun! One of the mini celebrations, of course, was to go get a special cupcake from the local bakery that is 5 minutes walking distance from our house. We picked out the Funfetti cupcake. The colorful sprinkles made it a must-have cupcake, especially for my kiddos. You want a cupcake yet? Sorry, not sorry.

Back to the activity…

I have been trying to help my son recognize numbers while learning new letters. So, I made this activity worksheet to help him recognize the letter C and numbers 1-4.

The Letter C Toddler Activity

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19 Ways to Celebrate Your Birthday, Mama


I’m on a mission to have a mini birthday celebration everyday until my birthday! My birthday is at the end of this month and I am looking for ways to celebrate with my kids (and without).  I have very limited babysitters on my list to call. So, it takes creativity to celebrate.

Yesterday, I went to Target with my son and daughter to buy a couple things. On the way out, I asked my kiddos, “Do you want a cake pop?” Of course they said, “YES!”

I was just going to buy the cake pops and leave. But, my son decided to sit down at the little tables and enjoy the scenery of the people entering and exiting the store. Why not? We all sat down and ate our cake pops. It was relaxing to stop the everyday routine for 10 minutes and enjoy eating a cake pop with the little loves of my life. Life was on pause. It helped me be thankful (which is a mini celebration).

So, number one on my list is: Go enjoy a cake pop with your kids.

My Birthday Celebration Agenda

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Reviewing the Letter D {with free printable}

reviewing the letter d

Today, we are reviewing the Letter D in our house. I like to do several activities for one letter; so, my son can recognize the letter later.

**If you’re stopping by for the first time, we did D is for Dinosaur earlier in the week. It has a free printable activity worksheet and a craft video that goes great with the activity.

My son really loved tracing a dinosaur and learning things about dinosaurs. He asked if there were more activities for him to do. So, for today’s activity, I made a worksheet that will help my son review the letter D. It’s a fun little activity to help recognize other things or animals that start with the letter D, trace the letter D and draw a dog.

Reviewing the Letter D Activity Worksheet

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