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cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by gamene With Halloween right around the corner, Nature’s Own, America’s #1 soft variety bread brand, is sharing recipes for alternative halloween treats that are fun, delicious and healthy. These recipes are a great opportunity for families to come together in the kitchen and create ghoulish delights that can be served at halloween parties. Below are a few scarily delightful recipes. The possibilities are endless with the following ideas! Allergy Alternative: Since my daughter is...

The leaves are falling and the so is the temperature which means it is the perfect time for fall crafts for kids! Get them outside and enjoy the changing of the season. It is educational and also so much fun! This weekend we went out and did some exploring and collecting. There are some really fun things that you can do with kids with the things you find outside!Nature Painting:Gather items from outside including pinecones, leaves, etc. Make a pallet of different paint colors. Allow the kids to get any of the items and dip it in...

Image credit: Wikipedia The leaves are turning colors, the geese are flying south, and there is a briskness in the air that can only mean fall has arrived. There are lots of things to do during the fall, but, if you are like millions of other Americans, your wallet is empty or close to it. The “back to school” season is always a costly one, and if you’re self-employed, you just paid your quarterly estimated taxes.  Here is a short list of some fun things to do that should barely dent your paycheck. Fall Family Fun That...

This is a very easy experiment for kids that also helps with sensory building. This corn starch experiment uses items you probably already have in your kitchen making it a perfect last minute and cheap activity for kids. How to make this Corn Starch Magic:Supplies:Corn Starch Water Measuring Cup & Spoons bowls (clear is best)Step 1. Pour 1 cup of corn starch in each bowl Step 2. Slowly add a table spoon of water at a time Step 3. Watch it start to transform.This experiment is so cool! The mixture turns hard as it sits in...

Here is a fun diner that we made this week. The kids were very involved because it was fun and easy! And it was a cheap dinner idea Ingredients:2 cans biscuits (I used Walmart Brand) Pepperoni Shredded Cheese 2 8ounce cans Tomatoe Sauce Seasoning (I used an Italian blend)Step 1: Press out each biscuit so that each lays thenStep 2: Pour tomatoe sauce on each buscuit until covered. Leave a little room along the edgesStep 3:Add seasoning to your desired tasteStep 4: Sprinkle Shredded cheese on each biscuitStep 5: Add pepperoniStep...

This weekend I had the pleasure of putting together a birthday party for my brother and my sister in law. They are amazing people and deserved an awesome party. Something beyond party pats and streamers. With money tight and time and energy even tighter I had to come up with something new and extraordinary. And I did…well I think it was awesome! I had to share this with you. This ice cream theme party is something that you can include the kids in! In fact the adorable ice cream cake was done with the help and design of my niece!...

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