Tag Archive: kids

Pinheads Revisited – The Summer Chore Chart

Back at the beginning of the summer, I made this Summer Chore Chart for the kids, with the hope that it would keep them motivated to work around the house during their break.… Continue reading

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

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

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

DIY Crystal Ball – I Can See Clearly Now

  For a while now, I have been thinking about making a crystal ball. Not for my stint at the wizard camp, but I thought it would be a fun craft for the… Continue reading

Beach Volcano – A Science Experiment That’s Fun!!

This week we were on vacation at the beach with the kids.¬†They are usually pretty busy there, but I thought it might be fun to do something a little different, and I found… Continue reading