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Oven Baked French Toast Recipe for Kids

 Oven Baked French Toast

Oven Baked French Toast

I am always looking for ways to save money and use up things I have in my house to make dinner. I knew last night that today was going to be a long day and I would not want to trying to figure out what I could make for dinner . I figured I would plan ahead and took a look around my kitchen. I found I had 2 loaves of bread that were a few days old but not moldy. I hate throwing away food so I decided French Toast was in order. We are in the middle of a near winter freeze and the stove being on would help to add warmth to the house. However, I knew I would not want to be standing over the stove making 2 loaves of French Toast. I have a teenage son so yes I would need almost all of that. I decided to whip up a French Toast Bake and have it ready to throw in the oven today. It smelled so great it filled up the whole house and no one was complaining about the extra heat with the temperatures dropping to -35 tonight.

This Oven Baked French Toast Recipe is very easy to make and takes no time at all to whip up. My kids love to help with everything but their favorite part is tearing the bread up for the base of the Oven Baked French ToastContinue reading

Kids Cranberry Mocktail Recipe

Kids Cranberry Mocktail Recipe

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We are not big drinkers in my house, but there are some special occasions  where we like to break out the mixers and create a fun drink! New Years eve tomorrow is one of those occasions where we like to have a fun drink. My 5 year old often asks why she can’t have the fun looking drink that the rest of us are drinking, and it’s hard to explain to a 5 year old why she can’t. So instead of leaving her out, we like to come up with fun mocktail recipe for her on holidays! This year she has loved all things cranberry, so we decided for New Years eve we would make her a Kids Cranberry Mocktail Recipe for her to drink when the ball drops! This mocktail recipe is super easy to make and your kids will love being able to have a special drink along with the adults! Continue reading

Orange Salad Recipe

You may have heard of Ambrosia also known as Orange Salad to many children!

orange salad recipe

Ambrosia is a fancy name for oranges combined with a few other ingredients for a simple orange salad.

During November and December Orange salad is a great way to use fresh citrus.  This ‘orange’ salad can include satsumas, naval oranges,  tangerines, mandarins as well as the sweet lemons!Continue reading

Gifts In Jars: Bean Soup Mix

Nine bean soup mix is one of the prettiest gifts in jars!

This gifts in jars: Nine Bean Soup Mix is an excellent mix for after the holidays because you can throw in the leftover ham bone!

Gifts In Jars

Gifts In A Jar recipes are an excellent way to help your friends and family avoid box mixes and meals as well as help them prepare ‘from scratch’ dishes quickly. I frequently double Gifts In Jars recipes so I will have a mix ready when I don’t want to pull out a bunch of ingredients.  This gift is gluten free, as the recipient prepares the recipe that will simply have to be sure to use gluten free meats (particularly the sausage.)  As you determine your jar size be sure to take into account that 2 cups are needed for the label recipe.Continue reading

Gifts In Jars: Hot Chocolate Mix

Gifts In Jars:  Hot Chocolate Mix is a frugal, quick and simple recipe!

Gifts In Jars

Use this Gifts In Jars idea:  Hot Chocolate Mix as a base for many delicious entertaining drinks.

Hot Cocoa Mix is a great Gift In Jars that a child helper can make by themselves.  It can be used in  Hot Chocolate Cake in a Mug recipe or used as a base, combined with other ingredients for delicious entertaining drinks.

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You can use this Gifts In Jars:  Hot Chocolate Mix individually, with other Gifts In Jars :  Brownie Mix in a Jar, Homemade Body Scrub  in a Jar  in a basket, or in a basket with other items such as the variations listed above and or a set of cute mugs!

Get some great crafty ideas for decorating your Gifts In Jars as well as recycling that jar into something fun, decorative and or useful with this book from Amazon : Mason Jar Crafts:  DIY Projects for Adorable and Rustic Decor, Storage, Lighting, Gifts and Much More

Such an easy, quick recipe but homemade Gifts In Jars are well received and appreciated!

 

 

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