Crockpot Ham Bone Split Pea Soup

We enjoyed the most amazing ham this year for Easter and although most of it got eaten I had this huge ham bone with tons of meat left on it I didn’t want to go to waste. Eric had talked about wanting some split pea soup. Working full time I don’t have a lot of […]

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Should you hire a maid?

Eric and I had a big year of hosting this past year. From September to December, we had Lily's Pirate Birthday Party, Thanksgiving, Eric's Birthday celebration and Christmas. Not to mention family in town and bible studies every couple of weeks. It was busy and I felt like every weekend we were cleaning up the […]

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Paleo Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Fall is here I feel like pumpkin spice is everywhere! Well, since going Paleo, I have given up a lot of the pumpkin spice treats available but I still wanted to enjoy a nice treat. Lily also LOVES bread so I thought, why not try a muffin that is not only Paleo but incorporates a […]

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Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

While it feels like the rest of the country is starting to enjoy fall, Las Vegas is still in the high 90s so my oven is still out of commission. I was however craving roasted chicken this week so I thought I could rework my normal chicken/turkey recipe and make it in the slow cooker. […]

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Birthday Party Activities for Toddlers! DIY! Cheap & Easy!

Welcome to Beanster’s Bytes!  Bean’s 3rd Birthday is just around the corner and parties can be so much fun!! Here are some easy and inexpensive activities you can DIY with your toddler and their guests! Is your toddler’s bday coming up? What are your plans for their special day? Pita Bread Pizzas DIY Pinata Video […]

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Creative Birthday Party Invitations! DIY!

Whew this year has flown by and Bean is turning 3 in a just a few short weeks! One tradition I started last year is including a super fun and unique photo invitation to each of her attendees. Last year I took the letters to spell TWO and took Bean out for a photo shoot. […]

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Video – Tips for teaching your toddler thier colors!

Teaching your toddler their colors can be a daunting task but here are some helpful tips to get your through! 🙂 Videos Mentioned: Homemade Colorful Playdoh Recipes Dye your own flowers Painting with colored yogurts! Homemade Cookie Cutter Pizzas Toddler Friendly Coloring Pages Do you have any helpful tips you are using to teach your […]

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50 Birthday Party Themes for Toddlers!

It’s almost September and we have just begun our planning for Bean’s 3rd Birthday party! Before we talk location, the guest list or food I would like to get our theme nailed down. Then we can choose everything around and according to the theme. I’ve been asking Bean for weeks now what she would like […]

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Video – Summer Treats! Toddler & Allergy Friendly! Free of Top 8 Allergens!

Summer is here and we keep coming up with new treats to keep cool! My fiance has a severe tree nut allergy and ever since I met him I have been learning and experimenting with new recipes in the world of allergy friendly foods. Here are some fun treats you can eat and serve to […]

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Video – Frozen Breakfast Burrito Recipe! Toddler & Kid friendly

Bean is constantly on the go and anytime I can find a food that she can eat while on the run is always a hit! 🙂 This frozen burrito recipe is delicious, incredibly easy, very inexpensive and made with wholesome ingredients. It’s a must try! Free Printable PDF of the recipe How would you customize […]

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