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Quick Creamy Chicken & Noodles

This is one of my son’s favorite meals.  He will have at least two helpings. It’s from the Campbell’s Kitchen. This site has a lot of quick and easy recipes.  I’ll post some more kid friendly recipes for those picky eaters.

Recipes

S’more ideas for s’mores

Summer is one of my favorite times of year. I love camping. I have found some other ways to make s’mores than just the traditional way. If you don’t see one or have an idea let me know. 1. S’more Bars by Wit & Whistle 2. S’mores Nachos by Pillsbury 3. S’more Krispy Treats by Chef in Training 4. S’mores Cookies by Baked Perfection 5. s’mores pizza by dinner or…

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Recipes

American Chop Suey – Recipe

This is one of my son’s favorite recipes. My grandmother would make it for us when we were kids. I just don’t add the chopped onions since neither my son or myself like them. I made this for dinner last night.    

Coupons

Crafty Coupons

Here are some craft store coupons.  These are the places I go. They usually have weekly coupons, so if you miss this week there’s always next week.  If you know of any other craft stores let me know. Michaels Joann 50% off one regular priced item and free shipping with $40 purchase Printable coupons AC Moore Printable Coupons Hobby Lobby

4th of July, Crafts, Kids

4th of July Kid Craft Round Up

Here’s a compiled list of kid friendly crafts for the Forth of July. 1. Confetti Launcher by FamilyFun 2. Holiday Lanterns by Martha Stewart 3. Patriotic Pinwheel by Kaboose 4. Startburst Table Aarrangements & more by grandparents.com 5. Wooden American Flags by FaveCrafts 6. Fireworks Flowers by Family Corner 7. Patriotic Baton by bhg.com 8. CD Spinners by FamilyFun

Recipes, Smoothies

50 Smoothie Recipes

Since my son and I love smoothies I have found some pretty good ones.  You can basically come up with your own as well but here are some ideas. What is your favorite smoothie? Printable version. 1. Banana Blend 2 bananas, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 2. Strawberry-Banana Blend 1 banana,…

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4th of July, Desserts, Recipes

Patriotic Round Up

Since July 4th is in a few weeks I have compiled a few dessert ideas.   1.  Spangled Sandwich Pops by FamilyFun Magazine. 2. Flag Sheet Cake by Martha Stewart 3. All American Chocolate Covered Strawberries by Grin and Bake It! 4. Red, White, and Blue Ice Pops by Tip Junkie 5. Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels by Cupcakes and Cashmere

4th of July, Printables

4th Of July Subway Art

I had actually made this last year when I first started trying subway art. So here’s a nice freebie of a 8×10 for the 4th of July. Download 8×10 Subway Art I’ll be adding more for the 4th.

Coupons, Kids

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading

Since summer is right around the corner, I figured I’d would look up the Barnes and Noble reading program.  My son did it last year and was able to get a free book after he was done. All you have to do is locate a store near you and download the pdf.  Once you read eight books then you get…

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Freebies, Printables

Free Father’s Day Printables

You can download  your own free printables for your kids.  From Chuck E. Cheese.  This is one site I go to often.  Family Fun has more.  I most likely won’t be making any of my own printable for father’s day since it’s Sunday, but I will be compiling some ideas for the Fourth of July.