For day 4, we’re jumping into the kitchen and baking together. I don’t know what it is about spending time in the kitchen with my kids, but it’s one of my all-time favorite things to do. Maybe it’s the way they interact with each other. Maybe it’s all the shenanigans going on. They are always giving each other snarky (in fun of course) comments and teasing each other. Whatever it is, it makes me smile and laugh every.single.time!! One day they’re going to leave the nest and are going to need to know how to take care of themselves. So, cooking and baking skills are NOT a bad thing. Right? Right!
AH, I love fall. Don’t you? The evenings get cooler and all I can think about is the comforts of home. All kinds of comfort: snuggling under a blanket, sitting by a fire, wearing my fuzzy slippers, but mostly food, comfort food. Fall has so many wonderful foods that warm me from the inside out. On a…… Continue reading October, Perfect Weather For Comfort Foods Like SOUP!
Here we are on day 10 already of the gratitude challenge! Time certainly does fly, doesn’t it? Seems the older I get the faster time moves and I don’t want to miss a single moment! That’s why I’m here with you now, to see the little things in my everyday life so I don’t miss anything!!…… Continue reading 30 Day Gratitude Challenge: Day 10 – TASTE: Connecting, the Missing Piece at American Tables
Here’s a short but sweet activity from today. Well, it was short and sweet to create but we played with it for over an hour. If there’s something we can learn than killing time isn’t a bad thing, right? Today we’re learning about colloids! What is a colloid you ask? A colloid is a substance…… Continue reading Summer of Fun: A Colloid? What’s That?
Oh my goodness, I can’t believe more than a week has passed since I last posted. I guess asking where the time goes is definitely something worth asking in this instance. Time is flying by, as it always does when the boys are here. It seems like we never have enough time together, although it…… Continue reading Summer of Fun: When Life Moves By In a Blur, There’s Always Time for Pie
Welcome back!! The boys have arrived for our second round of summer of fun and today we’re making ice cream. I remember making ice cream with my gramma or was it with mama, either way I remember. We used one of those old fashioned ice cream makers. The one that used rock salt and then you…… Continue reading Summer of Fun – I Scream, You Scream, We’re Making No Churn Ice Cream!
Happy National Trail Mix Day! Mmmm, trail mix, one of my favorite snacks any time, not just when I’m hittin’ the trails In honor of this day, I thought it would be fun to give you some great resources so you could experiment with making your own Trail Mix to discover your own favorite! Let’s…… Continue reading Hittin’ the Trail – The Trail Mix That Is With 25 Great Recipes