Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #35

Welcome to Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #35! We’re so happy to have new and old friends join us! This link party is dedicated to showing off all the awesome things you’ve cooked, baked, and crafted in the last week. If you made it, we want to see it! We’re so glad… [Read More]

Lemon Chicken and Brussels Sprouts

If you’re searching for the perfect simple chicken recipe, look no further. We try to eat at least one meal a week with chicken in it and I knew we needed to change it up. New year, new food right?! I have a “home base” binder that I keep bills, to do’s, my grocery list… [Read More]

California Vacation

I’m so excited to finally get around to telling you all about our California vacation. I could not believe the response I got when I asked if this was a post people would be interested in reading about. This won’t be too lengthy since we didn’t stay very long, but in the short time we… [Read More]

Weekend Recap

Good Morning! I hope you had a great weekend. It’s back to the grind this week. I thought I would be bummed about getting on our regular schedule again, but I am actually looking forward to it. I am almost caught up on the laundry and I’ve managed to keep the house pretty clean even… [Read More]

Red Velvet Butter Cookies

Happy Friday!! This cookie recipe was originally suppose to be shared with you for the holidays, but with how busy last month was I never got a chance. What I love about this recipe is that you can use any type of cake mix you’d like, the Red Velvet Butter Cookies would be perfect for… [Read More]

Weekend Recap

Another weekend has come and gone too quickly! After a fun filled couple of days with Jeremy’s family we packed up and headed to NJ for a quick trip. Saturday afternoon Jeremy and I attended a benefit for my teacher from high school. She is battling Stage 4 Breast Cancer and Caden one of their… [Read More]

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Happy Friday! I hope you had a lovely holiday, I can’t believe how fast it has come and gone. After what feels like non stop eating through the month of December I decided I would make something that was light and delicious. With family here the last few days it was nice to have something… [Read More]

Weekend Recap

Happy Monday! I can’t believe we are 3 days away from Christmas, time sure does goes by fast! Last week Jeremy and I went to California, I cannot wait to tell you all about it. It’s going to be a long post so it will be separate from the Weekend Recap. It was so great… [Read More]

Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #34

Welcome to Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #34! We’re so happy to have new and old friends join us! This link party is dedicated to showing off all the awesome things you’ve cooked, baked, and crafted in the last week. If you made it, we want to see it! We’re so glad… [Read More]

Top Notch Mom is looking for Monthly Contributors!

Top Notch Mom is looking to put together a team of contributors that will start posting in 2015! If you have a food blog, craft/DIY blog or are interested and have experience in putting together round ups then this position is for you. Details: 1 post commitment per month for 6 months – 6 posts… [Read More]

Weekend Recap

Happy Monday Friends 🙂 I hope you had a great weekend! Today I am going to be sharing some photos from our weekend. We spent Saturday and Sunday with my parents and my brothers in New Jersey. My Mom made a Hanukkah dinner on Saturday night and Matthew opened his presents a little early. This… [Read More]

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap – Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am so excited to share this cookie recipe with you and even more excited to tell you about this awesome cookie exchange I participated in for the 2nd year in a row called The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap partners with Cookies For Kids Cancer to raise money to fight… [Read More]

Week Recap

Happy Friday! I wanted to say hello and touch base because I know it’s been pretty quiet around here lately. I can’t believe I am in my 2nd trimester and 17 weeks already, it’s going by so fast! It seems like we’ve finally got rid of the sickness that’s been in our house lately. We’ve… [Read More]

Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #33

Welcome to Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #33! We’re so happy to have new and old friends join us! This link party is dedicated to showing off all the awesome things you’ve cooked, baked, and crafted in the last week. If you made it, we want to see it! We’re so glad… [Read More]

Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #32

Welcome to Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #32! We’re so happy to have new and old friends join us! This link party is dedicated to showing off all the awesome things you’ve cooked, baked, and crafted in the last week. If you made it, we want to see it! We’re so glad… [Read More]

Weekend Recap

After 5 days away in NJ I had zero motivation today, that’s one of the main reasons I am just getting to this weekend recap post now. We headed to NJ on Wednesday, I was feeling home sick I couldn’t wait to be with my family for Thanksgiving. Matthew was SO excited to see Grandma… [Read More]

Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #31

Welcome to Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #31! We’re so happy to have new and old friends join us! This link party is dedicated to showing off all the awesome things you’ve cooked, baked, and crafted in the last week. If you made it, we want to see it! We’re so glad… [Read More]

Weekend Recap

Good Morning! It’s time for another Weekend Recap here at Top Notch Mom. After a fun and relaxing week in Georgia, it was back to reality and mommy mode. Make sure you check back tomorrow for more on all The Walking Dead! On Saturday my mother-in-law and brother-in-law were here so we had an early… [Read More]

2nd Favorite Family Recipes Virtual Recipe Swap Link Party – Apple Cinnamon Muffin Cake

Thank you so much for joining us for our 2nd Favorite Family Recipe Virtual Recipe Swap! Susan and I had love working on this swap together and pairing up our participants. This year we did things a little differently, but you’ll still have a chance to meet 12 lovely bloggers and get 12 new recipes… [Read More]

Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #30

Welcome to Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #30! We’re so happy to have new and old friends join us! This link party is dedicated to showing off all the awesome things you’ve cooked, baked, and crafted in the last week. If you made it, we want to see it! We’re so glad… [Read More]

Weekend Recap

Getting to this weekend recap really late tonight… Since I don’t have many photos to include in this recap I will share some from Friday Night Bunco. Bunco was at my neighbors house this month and it was such a great night. She had every detail done beautifully and the food was delicious!  My mother… [Read More]

Stuffing Casserole

Hello, I am finally getting my energy back now that I am almost out of my first trimester. It was definitely a little rough in the beginning, but totally worth it! I’ve been planning out our meals for the holidays ahead of time this year and trying to keep things as simple as possible. Definitely… [Read More]

Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #29

Welcome to Cook it! Craft it! Share it! Link Party #29! We’re so happy to have new and old friends join us! This link party is dedicated to showing off all the awesome things you’ve cooked, baked, and crafted in the last week. If you made it, we want to see it! We’re so glad… [Read More]

Weekend Recap

Good Morning! This is weekend recap 68, holy cow. I love writing these because they are like a mini scrap book of the things we do as a family that I can look back on and share with Matthew as he gets older. This past weekend was jam packed with tons of things. Saturday morning… [Read More]

Easy Baked Potato Casserole

Good Morning! Have you started thinking about what you’re going to make for the holiday meals in your house? I can’t believe it’s almost the middle of November already, time goes by way too fast! I have the perfect holiday side dish for you, Easy Baked Potato Casserole. Head on over and see Ang at… [Read More]