For Mother’s Day, teacher appreciation, birthdays and more… 1. A Rose for Mother’s Day – We clip a rose from the front yard bush and wear it in honor of Mama on Mother’s Day. But it’s also tradition for my husband and the children to give me a new rose bush for the front yard. [...]
Always a holiday favorite is Reindeer Mix, a.k.a. White Christmas Snack. It’s an easy solution for parties, teacher or neighbor gifts or a nice little something to tuck in the mailbox for your mail carrier. It’s very simple. You might even have the ingredients on hand. Just melt the white chocolate bark and pour it [...]
from the 2010 archives…We spent an entire afternoon Saturday making treats for the birds – and the bird lovers we know. Nana came across a really neat recipe for birdseed wreaths. I was especially excited about it because it is peanut free for our crew. Just three ingredients! Gelatin, water and birdseed. We made ten, [...]
Look what I received from one of my sweet four-year-olds in children’s choir! It’s a beautifully packaged box of muffin mix, a spatula and a Christmas towel.Christmas morning muffins! What a great idea!
Nana found another wonderful idea! She brought the supplies. Hand soaps from the dollar store. All the details and instructions can be found here: Brown Paper Packages: Soap All Dressed Up Though a bit of a time investment… (Nana and eight-year-old did most of the project outside). We definitely thought it was worth it. Patience [...]
When mixing up some mixes for Christmas gifts, we just had to try Southern Plate’s Fruit Crisp. And since we were making peach gifts, we tried that one. Talk about warm and delicious for a cold December night! Some even topped it with cookies and cream ice cream, which is what we happened to have [...]