Category Archive: Kids

A Sweet Sauce for Your Sweet Potato Fries

About a year ago, Manfrengensen and I switched from pommes frites to sweet potato fries, and I have been searching for the right dipping sauce ever since. I love sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving,… Continue reading

Hoot! Made These Owl Cupcakes

 A few months ago, I came across these owl cupcakes and they turned out really well. The kids liked them so much, that Edison asked me to make them for his birthday this… Continue reading

Workin’ It – The Summer Chore Chart

Every summer the kids and I come to some sort of arrangement regarding their chores. I’m more lenient during the school year when they should be focused on the academic work, but come… Continue reading

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

Speaking of foods kids like, I also tried to make breaded cheese sticks like the ones Edison likes. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: What you need 12 sticks of string cheese… Continue reading

A Mother of a Tater-Tot Recipe

Let’s face it, kids love Tater Tots, but who needs all that  disodium dihydrogen pyrophosphate? Am I right? Well, now for the mom who has way too much time on her hands, there’s a… Continue reading

LEGO Mini-figures Rock This Display

I have two boys, so you know we have lots of LEGO. I don’t know who the marketing geniuses are over there at LEGO, but they are the greatest minds of their generation.… Continue reading

Homemade Bubble Bath….Take Me Away!

Who doesn’t like a bubble bath? We don’t take bubble baths like we used to, (at least not in this house) and we should take them more often. Now that’s going to be… Continue reading

I See A Sidewalk and I Want To Paint It…Blech.

Summer is approaching, and the kids are always looking for ways to express themselves, so I thought we would make some sidewalk paint. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: Ingredients: 1 tsp… Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Blondies… er…I mean Blobbies

It’s Mother’s Day, and I usually bake on Sundays so that the kids have some kind of treat for their lunches during the week. In the interest of making things easier for myself,… Continue reading

Harry Potter Butterbeer Cookies

Today I made Harry Potter Butterbeer cookies again. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: Butterbeer Sugar Cookies 3 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup… Continue reading