It’s the weekend before Thanksgiving so I’m getting my grocery shopping list together for all my holiday favorites. Here’s what’s on our menus for Thursday. #1 Edible Decorations: The Cookie Bunting The cuteness of a pennant banner + the yumminess of sugar cookies. This banner does double duty as holiday decorations and after dinner treat. You … Read more BLESSED Thanksgiving Part 3: It’s All About The Food!
How many of you are stocking up on Halloween candy? It’s the usual drill of buying bags, emptying treats into a bowl by the front door and then recycling the empty bags, right? Wait! Don’t Toss That! Those bags got the candy to your house just fine – why not put them to use to … Read more What Not To Toss: Halloween Treat Bags
Happy Back To School Everyone! I’m thrilled to be here sharing back to school ideas this morning to help me and my six kiddos this year! So here’s the deal: I have a love/hate relationship with my kids’ lunches. I hate shopping trips with my kids begging for all the pricey, pre-packaged lunch stuff that’s loaded with preservatives and … Read more Hey There Smart Kids: Pack This, Not That!
I’ll admit it: I’m a 4th of July nut. I can’t wait for warm weather to arrive so I can bust out my extensive collection of retired Old Navy flag t-shirts and plaster the back of my suburban with every God Bless America / Don’t Mess With Texas / These Colors Don’t Run / Land of the FREE … Read more Star-Spangled S’mores: 4 Ways
Okay … I didn’t actually use a paper clip. I got a little too MacGyver on the title. But, I did make honest-to-goodness homemade fruit snacks out of zucchini and kool-aid. And you can do it without a dehydrator, too. And that kind of know-how would so impress MacGyver. Curious? It’s super easy, cheap and way better … Read more I Just Made Killer Fruit Snacks Out of Zucchini, Kool-Aid and a Paper Clip.