{Mommy Mondays} 5 Tips for Hiring Party Sitters

The first time that someone booked us for a kid’s birthday party, I was a little confused. I mean, I have 3 kids and I never hired anyone to supervise the kids, that’s what parent’s are for right? Then I remembered, how I couldn’t keep my eyes on all of the kids at once and reality is that parents do not supervise their kids. Seriously, they don’t. People are content to let their children kick your walls and pull books {Read More}

{Mommy Mondays} DIY Laundry Detergent

Over the years people have always asked me how I make my laundry detergent, well according to my sister, Olivia, I’m actually assembling it rather than making it from scratch.  It’s so easy to do that I’ve passed the duties on to my youngest daughter about 2 years ago. It’s a great activity that you can do with your kids.  There are tons of recipes out there but this is the only one that I’ve used.  I found all of {Read More}

{Mommy Mondays} Soup’s On!

Cool and crisp Fall weather always puts me in the mood for soup.  For some reason, I refuse to eat soup in the summer months.  I always think of it as some cold weather food. Yes, I am a weirdo. I own that. My youngest daughter is a vegetarian so I thought that this Creamy Corn and Potato Chowder recipe from Family Fun would be an excellent one to share. Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 rib celery, {Read More}

Mommy Mondays

Mommy Mondays is a new feature on Sitter Scoop.  Each week you will find an activity that moms can do with their children.  The activites will include recipes, crafts, outings and more. With Halloween quickly approaching, I thought these spiders made from clay would be a great activity for the kids this week.  Everyone knows that spiders scare me to death and I am not ashamed to say that I will jump on a chair or pull over my car {Read More}