I’ve been collecting old books to do a variety of upcycle projects for some time now. This first one turned out great! I started with: three-ring binder three-hole punch clear pencil pouch yarn laminated book pages. (LOVE my laminator!) Punch holes all along the outside of the book pages. You can then store the pages […]
The most tasteful bread, it can be made into 3 loaves or 16 rolls for sandwiches!
Basic ingredients come together in a delicious dish that’s so easy to make you can pull it together in no time at all!
That’s right, folks, you heard it here first. Just two ingredients is all it takes to make this impromptu squirt paint. And I bet you have the ingredients already in the house! Ya ready for it? Glue Food coloring That’s right, folks, that’s all ya need. Mix up the paint in squirt bottles and let […]
So awhile back I wrote about learning pointillism and practicing with the kids. Bean is now taking it one step further! He wondered if he could paint with water over it and wanted to see what would happen. It turned out beautifully! I wonder what he’ll think to try next. He’s gotten very creative lately–as […]
I found these puzzle cards at a garage sale. I gave them to the kids to color and they loved it! Talk about a simple craft! Another craft we did was making some colorful button bracelets with pipe cleaners. But it was even more fun–and easier for little fingers–when we switched to Froot Loops for […]
It was Daddy’s birthday over the summer! It’s tradition to make him a schwartzwaldekirschtorte–otherwise known as a Black Forest Cherry Cake. You just can’t go wrong with chocolate and cherry! Well, it occurred to me as I was pinning recipes that really I could let the kids “decorate” the cake because it was mostly layering! […]
I love growing a kitchen garden. But I love it even more this year since the kids can actually help me! One of the first things we picked was spinach. The kids helped pick all the plants, separate the leaves from stems, wash it all in a colander, and enjoy it as a salad for […]
It doesn’t take a “Pinterest Perfect Parent” to make food fun for your kids. Here’s some simple ways I get the kids involved with the process or make the food more fun to eat! Make a teddy bear pancake simply with yogurt, raisins, and strawberry slices! Cut a shape in their sandwich–whatever they want! We […]
I recently had the pleasure of going to Myrtle Beach…without the kids! 🙂 It was a wonderful time of rejuvenation with my grandmother, mother, and sister-in-law. Absolutely amazing. It was hard being there without the kids, though, in some ways, like wishing I could go shell hunting with them in the sand. Well, problem solved: […]