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Apple Watch

Timer/Alarm: 

Always on you versus it going off when I am in other room changing diaper. I have burned dinner several times because of this. Also can set short timers like when wanting to let kid cry for 10 minutes before checking on them.

 

Screen calls:

Can glance at watch when busy with kids to see if it is important

 

Ping iPhone:

constantly losing my phone, this helps you locate

Toddler can't grab phone: whenever my daughter sees my phone, see goes after it. Now I can keep it on the bookshelf

 

Start music:

I have toddler songs on phone and can start them playing from across the room. Use this for Clean up song

 

Reminders/To Do List/Shopping List:

I use the AnyList app and can add items on watch with Siri. Nice for when I realize I am almost out of laundry detergent and can add from my wrist right there

Freezer meals so you aren't eating chicken nuggets every night

Below are the recipes that I use most often and some tips/tricks I have learned along the way

Crockpot (prep in bag, then freeze)

- Crockpot liner bags are your friend.  You can mix everything together, put a twisty-tie on it, and throw in freezer.

- Use a Sharpie to label what it is.  Trust me, after a month in the freezer, it all starts to look the same.

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Cheap and Easy Shredded Chicken

One of the easiest ways to save money in your budget is to use shredded chicken from bone-in chicken.  It's a lot cheaper and if you do it in the crockpot, it has more of a rotisserie taste to it than boiling chicken.

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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This is a recipe I got from my mother-in-law that I modified.  To make it quicker and easier, I just layer tortillas instead of rolling them.  If you get a 9x13 rectangular foil pan, using 1 large tortilla normal and tearing another one, it fits well.  So tortilla, filling, tortilla, filling, etc. 

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AM3

I am a WAHM who runs a web development company (hence baby DEVELOPER) while chasing a 11 month old and is pregnant with another.  As things keep getting crazier, I figured I would share some ramblings, tech advice, and useful tips.

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