Category Archive: Kids

Back to School Goldfish Crackers

  School started the other day for my kids, and I wanted to celebrate by sending a little something special for the kids to have at school. There are lots of ideas on… Continue reading

Microwave Magic – Homemade Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping

  Speaking of Dairy Queen, my favorite treat when I was a kid, (and I pray this doesn’t mean that I pre-date the Blizzard concept…though I think it may) was the Magic Shell… Continue reading

I’ve Totally Fallen for this Fall Snack Mix

  I wonder who invented Chex Mix? Was it a scientist at the Chex laboratory or some housewife in the Mid-West? Either way, the concept was genius. In the old days, you had… Continue reading

Soap as a Mosquito Bite Remedy

The mosquitos have been vicious around here this year. I’ve got a few bites, but mostly they love to feast on The Princess, whose tender young flesh must taste like Butter Pecan to… Continue reading

Pizza Box Solar Oven – Hot? Not.

  Back in the Stone Age, when I was in college, an idea swept the campus like wildfire. Someone claimed that you could make chocolate chip cookies using your desk lamp. My friend… Continue reading

Cinnamon Roll Waffles – Super Easy Deliciousness

  Recently, a friend sent me this pin, noting that it seemed to be right up my alley. I took a look at it, and thought, that seems too easy. I mean, would… Continue reading

Orange Creamcicle (more like Dreamcicle) Cookies

As the summer winds to a close, you will probably hear less of the hurdy gurdy music that the Ice Cream Man plays as he passes lazily through your neighborhood. Have no fear… Continue reading

Snickerdoodle Bread – Oh. My. God.

  I must be seriously looking forward to autumn because lately, I have been craving all things cinnamon. I came across this recipe for Snickerdoodle Bread recently on the boards, and thought it… Continue reading

Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites – Better than the ones at the mall!

I have had my eye on a number of soft pretzel recipes recently, but when I saw one on boards that you can make in your bread maker, I knew it was time… Continue reading

The Big Tease – Fixing Barbie’s Hair With Fabric Softener

We have a large population of Barbies inhabiting our basement, and there are more, who have migrated to the warmer climate of upstairs bathroom, where The Princess plays with them in her bath.… Continue reading