Cooking with Kids – How to Series 5

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Cooking with kids- How to series 5 level 1 B recipes Cooking with kids level 1 recipes can be divided to two groups:  A.  Ready to make and B. Pre prep.  Here are some ideas for level B, which require a bit of pre prep by an adult or an advanced child. If you pre slice the strawberries then Strawberry Polka Dot cow parfait could be a good breakfast, snack or dessert. If you pre chop the ingredients to Southern caviar it is a measure, mix, then dip with chips snack! If you pre cook the ...

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Cooking with Kids – How to series 4

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Cooking with Kids- How to series 4 What first? -Cooking with Kids The best way to get children interested in cooking is to give them easy recipes that they can have success with quickly.  Cooking with kids is really quite easy once you get the hang of it.  You just assess your child, their interests, and the recipe.  It is true that any recipe will have something a child can help you do to make an awesome dish.  However, we want to have the children learn the skills as well as experience ...

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DIY Woopsie Witch

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DIY Woopsie Witch Have some fun this Halloween with a Woopsie Witch of your own!  She's easy to make, especially if you buy pre-made boots.  With the exception of the stockings, you probably have everything you need to make her, around your house.  I bought some cute witch boots at a craft store that was having a big Fall sale so I assumed they were on sale (Halloween is Fall, right?!).  So I get home and realize that I paid full price for them ($20) and the store was an hour away.  Being the ...

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Recipes Kids Can Make Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookie ‘Lasagna’

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Recipes Kids Can Make Dessert:  Chocolate Chip Cookie 'Lasagna'   This recipe kids can make - dessert:  Chocolate Chip Cookie 'lasagna' is considered a level 1 a Cooking with Kids- How to series recipe. There is no mixing or heat involved. This Chocolate chip cookie 'lasagna' makes storebought cookies taste homemade! I remember the first time I ever had this dessert recipe.  My sisters and I were shocked at how good it was because we knew who had brought it to the covered dish ...

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DIY Chalkboard Beer Bottle Vases

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DIY Chalkboard Beer Bottle Vases   Looking for a fun craft to make for the upcoming Halloween season? Try this DIY Chalkboard Beer Bottle Vases! It's an easy craft to do and doesn't require much time, or more importantly, money! This while project post me about $6, and a few hours of my time (which most of it was drying time). The best part is that it is painted with chalkboard pain, so you can change them according to the season!So if you are ready to get your craft on, lets get ...

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Cooking with Kids – How to series Part 3

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Cooking with Kids - How to Series Part 3 Cooking with Kids- LITERALLY How (tools and practice) Once children know where ingredients and tools are kept Cooking with kids - How to series 1 and children / parents are accustomed to being together in the kitchen Cooking with Kids - How to series 2  Children can become more involved by practicing " like" actions in the sink.  If you are mixing something in a bowl with a spoon, you could give similar ingredients or just water in a bowl (set it in a ...

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Cooking with Kids – How to Series Part 2

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Cooking with Kids - How to Series Part 2 Why and When: Cooking with Kids As you start cooking with kids there will be moments when your child is not actively engaged and you need to be prepared with something for them to do while you work on the adult steps of the recipe.  This part of the series addresses why and when you have the children in the kitchen.  In those moments, then have them work on this list of cleanup.  Cleaning up as you go is a very important step to teach children so they ...

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DIY Halloween Marquee Letters

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DIY Halloween Marquee Letters   If you are looking for a fun decoration for your house this Halloween season, you must try these DIY Halloween Marque Letters! These were super easy to make, and look really awesome in the light or the dark! I had seen a  decoration like this at a popular store for over $30, and I just didn't have it in the budget, so I thought of how I could make them myself! This entire project cost under $10 for me. This project took me about an hour and a half to ...

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Fall Round-Up: APPLES

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TOP APPLE POSTS ROUND-UP         Together with my friends from Mavens of Money we bring you our hottest posts this fall. This week we're sharing all about APPLES. The Mavens of Money group is comprised of 11 bloggers:  MadameDeals | The Coupon Challenge | Mom On Dealz | Coupons are Great | This Mama Loves | A Frugal Chick | The Centsible Family | Stretching Your Budget  | Penny Filled Pantry | Freebie Spot | Saving Toward Better Life | ...

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