Posts made in June, 2012

Easy Hairstyle – Turn A Long Necklace Into A Headband

Posted by on Jun 29, 2012 in For Moms, Hair Help | 1 comment

Easy Hairstyle – Turn A Long Necklace Into A Headband

Here is a great way for that collection of long necklaces in your jewlery drawer to do double duty.  I am all about hairstyles that are cute and easy but they have to be fast too.  Take your normal hairstyle and fancy it up in seconds with just one hair elastic and a long necklace! This is one of those things that, as soon as I learned of it, I wondered how on earth I hadn’t thought of  it yet.  It is the perfect solution to turn any hairstyle and outfit up a notch in just seconds.  No hours of styling or money spent on accessories.  Just hit up your jewelry collection and find...

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Easy And Healthy Snack For Kids – Mommy And Mini Caterpillar Grape Kabob

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Food, Fun for Kids, Kids Party | 3 comments

Easy And Healthy Snack For Kids – Mommy And Mini Caterpillar Grape Kabob

Here is the perfect summer picnic or gathering food!  These matching Mommy and  mini caterpillar grape kabobs are completely irresistible to both kids and adults alike!   They are simple to make, fun to eat, healthy, and perfect for a summer time treat to share.  What could be more fun than a grape kabob? Mini caterpillar grape kabobs in different colors!  Just a few weeks ago I shared with you these easy caterpillar grape kabobs that I made for my son’s snack time at school.  He loved them so much that when he had a party for his very last day of school this year, he begged me...

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Regrowing Green Onions In Your Kitchen

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in Food, Garden | 0 comments

Regrowing Green Onions In Your Kitchen

Green onions are one of my favorite  ingredients to add to many kinds of recipes, but I find it frustrating to have fresh onions when I need them, but not waste half of the package.  Here are two great tricks to ensure that you always have green onions in your kitchen any time you need them. Although I love the taste and flavor green onions added to meals they are sometimes a frustrating addition.  It seems like when you do add them to a recipe you need so little, that you end up wasting the rest or if you really need them, you don’t have them or they have already gone bad in the...

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Travel Fun For Kids – Magnetic Calkboard Play Tray

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas | 1 comment

Travel Fun For Kids – Magnetic Calkboard Play Tray

A can of chalkboard spray paint turns a dollar store baking sheet into an incredibly versatile travel toy for kids.  My kids love their play trays in the car or at home.  They can write with chalk, use it as a play tray, color pictures on it, play magnetic games, and drive their cars on it.  Hours of stimulating entertainment from one Dollar Store pan. Would you believe that one of my kids absolute favorite travel toys is a baking sheet?  A few tweaks to a $1.00 baking pan and you have versatile and educational toy that your kids will love.  My kids love magnetic play at home, and they...

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The Snack Pack – Feeding Kids Healthy While Traveling And A Travel Treat Box

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Food, For Moms, Fun for Kids | 2 comments

The Snack Pack – Feeding Kids Healthy While Traveling And A Travel Treat Box

Here is a great idea for feeding your kids while you are traveling.  Wither you are on a long road trip or just running errands during lunch time this is a simple and fun way to feed your kids nutritionally while you are on the go. When we are traveling with the kids, eating fast food is not the best option for our family.  For some strange reason the kids end up sick and uncomfortable, probably because it is not something that they are used to eating.  Not to mention , fast food isn’t always a “cheap” way to feed a family of four when traveling.  Paying for three fast...

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