Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Cloth Diapering: Wash routine

I have cloth diapered 2 babies, and let me tell you, it can really save some green. It's really quite fun, too!

I know, that probably sounds insane, but it is true.  These ain't your mamas cloth diapers :)

No pins are needed, and they come in the most adorable colors and prints!

What about washing?  Well, it's just like washing any other clothes, only the routine is a little bit more specific.  I keep mine in a regular, dry diaper pail.  Then, when it is time to wash (usually every other day or so), then I will empty the diapers into my washer and run a rinse cycle with nothing in it.  Then, I will add 2 Tbs of detergent and run it on a full, hot wash cycle set to the largest load size.  Then on additional rinse, and they are ready to dry.

Very simple.

How do you wash your cloth diapers?

Monday, April 11, 2011

Teaching our children

I am on a quest to train my children up in the way that they should go, and part of that is teaching them scripture.
One set of scriptures that is very important for any child or adult to know is the "Romans Road to Salvation."  This is a series of verses that allow you to show the path to salvation in the Book of Romans.

I made a printable which I will laminate or put in a sheet protector for our daily practice.

Feel free to use it in your own training endeavors!

Romans Road to Salvation Printable

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Fiesta Chicken Lasagna Recipe

We are trying to use up the contents of our deep freezer and pantry because we are (hopefully) moving back to the mainland USA in about 6 weeks.

That being said, it has led to some real creativity in the kitchen on my part. Some of which has been successful, some of which.....well, you can guess the rest.

Last night, I knocked it out of the ball park.

I completely made this up and I have to say it is delicious.

Fiesta Chicken Lasagna

1/2 pkg of lasagna noodles
1 can enhillada sauce
1 can cream of chicken soup
2 cups shredded cooked chicken (more or less)
1 can Rotel
shredded mozz cheese (or whatever cheese you have on hand)
1 onion, diced

Boil lasagna noodles according to package directions. Set aside.

Sautee onion in sauce pan with EVOO until golden brown. Add shredded chicken, enchillada sauce, cream of chicken soup and rotel.  Stir and simmer until combined well. 

Spread small layer of chicken mixture in bottom on 13x9 baking dish.  Add layer of lasagna noodles.  Add layer of shredded cheese.  Alternate layering until pan is full. 

Either place in refrigerator until ready to bake or bake in a 350 degree oven for 30-45 minutes or until heated through and cheese is bubbling.

Enjoy and let me know what you think!