Forget the Cookies & Ornaments…Holiday Gift Ideas for Teachers

I’ve never been one for tradition, so it’s only fitting that I go a little outside-the-box when it comes to teacher gifts during the holidays.

Rainy Day Fun making “Summertime Jam”

Winter in Florida isn’t like winter everywhere else.  I have worn shorts on Christmas day more times than I can remember.  However, even this year has been unusually warm.  So much so, that we promised our kids a day of paddle boarding and kayaking on JANUARY 2!!!  Considering how warm (downright HOT!) it’s been, weContinue reading “Rainy Day Fun making “Summertime Jam””

Boys Can Cook Too!

Maybe it’s because I grew up with a brother who could, and still can, cook anything he wants or needs.  Maybe it’s because I cook, and I only have sons. Either way, I have a firm belief that both of my boys should learn to cook and be comfortable in a kitchen.  Sadly, too manyContinue reading “Boys Can Cook Too!”

Looking for kid-friendly kitchen project? Try Bread-in-a-Bag

The first time I ever made bread, I was 8 years old.  My granny and I made a pineapple quick bread.  By the time I was 9 years old, I’d graduated from quick breads and learned to make yeast bread.  My aunt was the 4-H adviser in our community, and my granny had been aContinue reading “Looking for kid-friendly kitchen project? Try Bread-in-a-Bag”

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