Creamy Orange-Banana Smoothies

My daughter attended an activity last weekend at our church. They had so many fun things for the girls to do, she had so much fun. I appreciate all the planning, time and effort that went into such a great event. One of the activities was about eating healthy, and they made a smoothie for the girls. […]

Lemon Chex Mix

Lemon Chex Mix Here is a fun recipe that we made yesterday. It is simple, makes a lot, and is very yummy!! After mixing it up we waited for it to cool then filled sandwich baggies, attached a note some ribbon, and then delivered to all the neighbors. We are so lucky to have such […]

Practical Homemade Powdered Milk

Powdered Milk In my continued efforts to save money, I’ve decided to give powdered milk a try. Now I would never consider telling my family that we were going to be using powdered milk, I would never hear the end of it. I had spent some time in the months before hand researching different brands […]

Turkey Fruit Gobbler

Allow you kids to help you slide on the grapes, olives, cheese and marshmallows.  This makes a fun family project that is fun to eat afterwards. Materials Bosc pear (head) Melon or Squash (body) Cheese (beak and tail feathers) Red, Yellow and Orange peppers (snood, feet and side      feathers) Raisins (eyes) Grapes (tail feathers) […]

Pizza Mummies

Pizza Mummies   Kids costumes aren’t just for Halloween. Surprise your family with these dressed-up, spooky-looking snacks any time of year. Kids can help by spooning the pizza sauce on the English muffin and making the mummy face with the cheese and vegetables. Ingredients Pizza sauce Black olives Green Onions or Peppers Mozzarella Cheese Biscuits […]

Pop PoP PoPcorn!!

  My family (especially my husband) loves popcorn. Anytime we sit down to watch a movie it is commonplace for us to make popcorn. We use to microwave popcorn for a long time, and the kids were exited when it was their turn to put the popcorn bag in the microwave and make popcorn! Then […]

Best Ever Granola

Granola Ingredients: 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup slivered almonds 1 cup cashews 3/4 cup shredded sweet coconut 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup raisins   Directions: Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. In a large bowl, […]


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