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Marshmallow Pops

These were so much fun, I got this idea from one of the many awesome shows on Food Network and had some fun with it. They are marshmallow pops and the idea from the show was a marshmallow dipped in chocolate and rolled in graham cracker crumbs, like a smore. I didn’t have graham crackers, […]

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Fruit Bouquet

 For Easter, my Mom’s family did a get together where everyone brought a different type of salad and she signed me up for a fruit salad. Yummy… but boring. And not really something that I could blog about. SOOOOOO, I made it interesting. I picked up a terra cotta pot from the craft store and […]

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Family Fun the last few days:

In hopes to try and savor the moment more and create memories I have been doings some really fun things with the family in the last couple of days that I thought I would share.  We have gone to the park more than a few times… evidently Avery is now scared of the baby swing […]

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Shin Newtons From Family Fun

Tonight was the family Hanukkah party and I wanted to make something fun for the place settings. I got some Family Fun magazines from my sister in law and was excited because not only am I quite the fan of magazines, especially this one, it is one I never really buy because I am a […]

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Halloween Fun Day 22- Make Flavored Popcorn

I am a fan of popcorn, especially when there is the sweet and salty thing going on. That made this snack really yummy: popcorn, pretzels and all drizzled in chocolate. It was good!

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Halloween Fun Day 20- Halloween Cookies!

It is always nice to find some excuse once a month to make cookies together and this month, Halloween is the obvious choice. This is a great project for Scott and he is always enthusiastic when he gets to sample the final product. Here are some of the pictures from our cookie making. Then we […]

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Halloween Fun Day 19- Caramel Apples

This is always a fun thing to do during Halloween time but not usually child friendly. But while walking through the grocery store I discovered these: I had to get them to make this project more interactive for Scott (and in the future Avery) and when you open them up, this is how they come: […]

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Halloween Fun Day 13- Roasting Pumpkin Seeds

I love roasting pumpkin seeds so this HAD to be on the Halloween Fun Calendar. We saved these from when we carved pumpkins and then put a little bit of oil, some brown sugar and cinnamon and popped them in the oven. They were yummy and gone quickly!! Here they are before we put them […]

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Halloween Fun Day 14- Pumpkin Bread

I didn’t get pictures of this because we ate and gave it away too quickly- though that is a good sign that it was delicious! Here is the recipe I used: Pumpkin Bread Ingredients- 3 1/2 cups Flour 2 cups brown sugar 2/3 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg […]

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Halloween Fun Day 8- Halloween Trail Mix

I love a good trail mix- sweet and salty mixed together, it doesn’t get better than that. This one was beyond simple to make because I went the semi- homemade route and bought a trail mix in the bulk section to use as the base. It was faster and cheaper for me because than I […]

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