Categories Archives: Holiday

Mother’s Day Strawberry Heart Donuts

Make these deliciously puffy strawberry heart donuts! Fill them, glaze them, or just leave them plain, you cant go wrong! Author: Sam Adler- Frosting and Fettuccine.com INGREDIENTS For the donuts: 1 1/2 cups warm water- not boiling 5 tsp instant yeast (or 2 envelopes rapid rise or active yeast) 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon [...]read moreMother’s Day Strawberry Heart Donuts

Butterfly Handprint Card

Courtesy of thebestideasforkids.com   These butterfly handprint cards are adorable! We love that these are made from your child’s handprint too. It adds such a nice personal touch. And they are perfect to give for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day! There is a really cute poem you can add to it also (print off and [...]read moreButterfly Handprint Card

RECYCLED TP ROLL EASTER BUNNY AND EGG STAMPS

Project courtesy of alicewingerden.com All you need for this project are three toilet paper rolls, a glue gun and then paper and paint for the little ones. To begin, fold one side of a toilet paper roll to a sharp point. Do this with another roll, and now you have the ears. Leave the last [...]read moreRECYCLED TP ROLL EASTER BUNNY AND EGG STAMPS

Easter Dinner on Two Sheet Pans

Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting (see Cook’s Note) 3 tablespoons Parmesan 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh thyme leaves Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 3/4 cup heavy cream, plus more for brushing biscuits 1 pound medium carrots, peeled 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for [...]read moreEaster Dinner on Two Sheet Pans

Tie Dye Easter Eggs

Ingredients Hard Boiled Eggs Food Colouring Paper Towel Water Spray Bottle Tiny Elastics or Twist Ties Table Fan Instructions Tear apart the paper towels into small rectangles. Place a cool, dry egg in the middle of the paper towel. Wrap the paper towel up and around the egg so it’s completely covered. Twist the top [...]read moreTie Dye Easter Eggs

Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Cider

INGREDIENTS 1 (64-oz) bottle Ocean Spray Cran-Apple Juice 2 cinnamon sticks 5 whole cloves 2 star anise pods Apple slices, I use Gala ½ cup fresh cranberries INSTRUCTIONS Add everything to a 4 quart or larger slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 hours or until heated. Serve and enjoy! *Recipe courtesy of https://www.themagicalslowcooker.com/slow-cooker-cranberry-apple-cider/

Rosemary Dinner Rolls

Ingredients 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water , 110 degrees 3 Tbsp sugar , divided 3/4 cup milk , warmed to about 80 degrees 1 large egg 3 Tbsp unsalted butter , softened 3 1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp whisked egg , for brushing rolls 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour , then more as needed Good quality extra-virgin olive oil and freshly ground black pepper Instructions In the bowl of [...]read moreRosemary Dinner Rolls

Classic Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies

THE ADDAMS FAMILY That creepy, gothic, Addams family is up to their normal hijinks. Not technically a Halloween movie, but October seems fitting for a family that has a severed hand for a maid. CASPER Kat and her father move into an old abandoned mansion which ends up being inhabited by 4 ghosts, one of which [...]read moreClassic Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies

Valentine’s Day Breakfast with Hearts and Roses from Health Starts in the Kitchen

All the supplies you’ll need for this cuteness overload are conveniently listed/linked in the recipe below. Valentine’s Day Breakfast with Heart Omelets & Bacon Roses This recipe is written to make 2 breakfasts. Ingredients Baked Heart Omelets avocado oil spray 4 silicone cupcake hearts 1/2cup finely diced omelet veggies(onion, pepper, mushroom, etc) 1tablespoon butter or [...]read moreValentine’s Day Breakfast with Hearts and Roses from Health Starts in the Kitchen

15 New Year’s Eve Snack for Kids!

15 New Years Eve Snacks for Kids For a healthy but awesome treat, make fruit rockets with grapes and berries. via Eats Amazing. Countdown with these yummy Oreo cookie clocks. If there is an Oreo involved, I’m in! via Pint-Sized Baker. These crescent dippers are easily shaped into the numbers of the new year. What a fun snack! via Pillsbury. [...]read more15 New Year’s Eve Snack for Kids!