Corn Starch Experiment: Making Magic Mixtures

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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. […]

Quick and Easy Personal Pizzas

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 […]

Making & Selling Lemonade For A Cause

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Last week I shared with you the mission of Sunkist and Take a Stand for Charities. I told you about the online tools to prepare for a lemonade sale such as poster, recipes, and pricing tracker are available for a free download. And because sometimes it’s just more fun to have an “official” lemonade stand […]

Host an Ice Cream Birthday Blast Party (Even the Kids Can Do This!)

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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 […]

Shopping For New Glasses: Then & Now

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My daughter started telling me a few months back that her eyes seemed fuzzy. She has been pointing out things she can not see and I knew it was time for a new exam. It took be back 25 or so years to when I started noticing my eyes changing. I went to a real […]

Sunkist Take A Stand Campaign + A Sunkist Giveaway (Win a Lemonade Stand, Kit, & gift card!) @sunkist #sweepstakes

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When I think back on summers as a child one thing I remember is lemonade stands. My brothers and I would make cold drinks and set up a crazy table aka stand. We would sell for pennies. It was so much fun! What better way to spend a hot summer day than with a cold, […]

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