As the first week of school approaches, I find myself trying to soak in every last moment of summer vacation with the kids. I fill the last few days of our summer together with fun activities and things that focus on being together as a family. One of the activities on our summer fun list was for each child to pick a movie to watch and then I would plan a little themed dinner date to go with it. This was a great way for us to have a quiet little family day and make it extra fun for the kids. My daughter decided on a Little Mermaid themed movie date and it couldn’t have been more exciting for her. Complete with the cutest little starfish rice krispie dessert, it was the perfect way to celebrate the last days of summer together.
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With memorial day weekend all but here I know that a vast majority of you will be spending some time at a get together, cookout, or picnic of some kind. And from that weekend through the summer months there are lots of opportunities to bring a dish to pass to lots of different types of summer functions. Here is a simple dessert recipe that is sure to be a hit! This Oreo Fluff recipe is quick and easy to make, but is packed full of creamy cookie goodness. Guests of every age will enjoy this light fluffy dessert and I know you won’t leave with leftovers! Take it to your next function to please a crowd.
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Looking for a fun way to make serving bottled water extra special at an event or party? Turn those store bought bottled waters into customized bottles that for fit your event’s decor for just a couple dollars. A roll of decorative packaging tape is all you need to transform those boring water bottles to an extraordinary addition to your event! Not only are these great for events, parties, cookouts, birthdays, and graduations but they are great to keep in the fridge for the kids to grab and go. We use them in lunches, for sporting events and more. It’s quick and easy for the kids to keep track of their water bottle at sporting events because they are specially marked and easily identifiable. This takes only moments and takes bottled water to a new, fun level.
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A simple patriotic Popsicle treat is all my kids need to enjoy a beautiful 4th of July picnic with family and friends. A sunny day filled with fun activities, good company, good food, and the smell of sunscreen just isn’t complete without Popsicles. Add a simple red or blue holder and your kids are sure to love them.
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Summer has finally arrived and it’s time for poolside Popsicle treats! I have tried store bought Popsicle holders to help my toddlers eat Popsicle without a sticky mess, but nothing compares to this free option using recycled plastic lids as drip free Popsicle holder.
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If you love mint, grasshoppers, Ande’s mint’s, ice cream, or cake you will love this unbelievably simple homemade ice cram cake. You can throw it together in about five minutes, and I guarantee you will not have a piece left over!
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