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Time For Yourself…#QuakerEpicAdventures #Spon

With summer break starting for the majority of families it will be harder and harder for moms to carve out a little bit of time for themselves.  I know I'm going to miss those 2.5 hours of "me time" on Tuesdays and Thursdays when Nutty was at school and Tottie was at preschool! (Please note that the cookies in this photo are the Quaker® Chocolate Almond cookies because my family ate all the plain chocolate chip ones before I could get a photo) Now, this may be TMI (too much information), but I have been guilty of taking an extra long time "going to the bathroom" just to get away from my screaming girls.  I've also been guilty of sneaking snacks such as Quaker® Chocolate Chip Cookies into the bathroom with me just to get that 5-10 minute break.  With only 170 calories and 10 grams of whole grains per serving, I don't feel guilty about eating something sweet while trying to watch my intake.   I know I'm not the only one who uses the bathroom excuse for their "me time"!  Come on, … [Read more...]

An epic advenure, thank goodness for Quaker® Perfect Portions #QuakerEpicAdventures

In Minnesota we cherish warm weather, because, to be honest we don't have a ton of it! On days when the weather is perfection we try and be active outside as much as possible. This past week was one of those weeks where we spent the days outside; from sunrise to sunset. It was a good thing we started our day off right....thank goodness for Quaker® Oatmeal Perfect Portions! We each made the perfect amount for breakfast, sweetened to everyone's taste, and headed out on quite the adventure! We are blessed to live on a lake and with that comes fun family adventures for us all! This past weekend we loaded up our four kids on the boat and cruised over to the "Big Island" for a little hike. We beached our boat and headed out for the unknown. Big Island is an island that is fairly small (when you compare it to other islands) but it is filled with tall grass, trees, wild life, and beaches. Normally we spend about an hour on Big Island just walking around but this past weekend we spent … [Read more...]