Footprint Ghosts

To go with our special ghost fruit treats today, I decided we should make footprint ghosts. I’m such a sucker for the handprint/footprint crafts!  Therefore, I happen to think these are SUPER cute!  All you need for this is dark construction paper, white paint (preferably of the washable, non-toxic variety), a black marker, a paint […]

Themed Cake Creations

The past few years, I have been enjoying trying my hand at some fun cake creations!  Here’s the recap: Big Brother’s 1st birthday cake (Caterpillar theme) 2nd birthday (Jungle theme. Everything edible except the Little People Animals) Easter Bunny Cake   3rd birthday (Dinosaur theme–obviously!) So, for any of you like me who find yourself secretly […]

P is for pumpkins!

After doing our abstract pumpkin art, I thought more pumpkin activities were definitely in order.  We’ve been continuing to work on the alphabet and learning letters, so I wanted to hit on that too. If you haven’t heard of it, there is a great website called first-school and they have TONS of free printable activities for […]

Freezer cooking for babies!

So, I haven’t really managed a lot of freezer cooking for the whole family this month (which I can’t believe is more than half over already!).  Instead, freezer cooking for the baby seems to be this month’s theme! One day yielded a HUGE amount of baby food: All that squash and yams yielded over 180 […]

Muffin Tin Meals

So, I’ve recently discovered the easiest and cutest little idea for changing up mealtime with the kiddos–Muffin Tin Meals!  At Muffin Tin Mom, every Monday is “Muffin Tin Monday“–where other moms link up their muffin tin meals from the week.  Some weeks are themes, though it certainly doesn’t have to be.  (You can read all […]

Egg Muffins

A great new way to make eggs!   Photo source: http://kalynskitchen.blogspot.com/ My MOPS table group was in charge of bringing egg dishes for breakfast this week. I needed something quicker than your typical egg casserole, but wanted something a little more interesting that just a pan of scrambled eggs.  So, an internet search led me to this […]