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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!

Fun Ways to Celebrate New Years Eve with the Kids!

Noon Year’s Eve Do you have little ones who can’t even make it to 8 p.m., let alone midnight? That’s what Noon Year’s Eve is for! Grab the kiddos and start the party at 11 a.m. complete with hats, sparkling cider and all the New Year’s flash! When the clock strikes 11:59 a.m., countdown to noon [...]read moreFun Ways to Celebrate New Years Eve with the Kids!

Gingerbread & Berry Trifle

Gingerbread & Berry Trifle Dessert INGREDIENTS: 4 cups milk 1 cup white chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 8 egg yolks 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup cornflour 1/4 cup plain flour 1-1/4 cup thickened cream 1 ginger cake loaf or madeira cake, trimmed, thinly sliced 1/4 cup coffee liqueur or butterscotch schnapps (optional) [...]read moreGingerbread & Berry Trifle