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Show Some Craft This Holiday Season! 

Show Some Craft This Holiday Season! 

WORDS & PICTURES: Carlee Colonneso

2020 was an interesting year, needless to say, but my family still has plenty of enthusiasm for the upcoming holidays, even with all the ups and downs.

Embracing the traditions this year has been vital towards maintaining our kids’ well-being, plus my husband and I have been open to trying new ideas to help limit activities outside of the home.

Speaking of traditions, whether …

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen

 

CUCUMBER COOLER

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS

• 2 granny smith apples

• 5 stocks of celery

• ⅓ of a cucumber

• 5 splashes of coconut water

•  ½ of a squeezed lemon

 Makes 2 (8oz) glasses

PREPARATION

Juicer:

1. Juice the apples, celery, and cucumber into a cup.

2. Squeeze one half of the lemon and add the coconut water.

3. Pour over ice and …

Pay Attention to Your Superstars

Pay Attention to Your Superstars

Transitioning from summer into a new school year can be tough for kids. Establishing a different routine can be difficult, and from my own experience when you add in new subjects, different teachers, or switching classes, the first day or couple of weeks can be overwhelming at times. Parents and teachers are there to help ease students into these changes, and an awesome way to build up their confidence is …

Let Love Bloom This Mother’s Day!

Let Love Bloom This Mother’s Day!

I appreciate handmade presents for Mother’s Day – and I especially love the expression on my kids’ faces as I open their gifts!

It is also nice to look back at their artwork from over the years to see how their handwriting has changed, how they have grown in their photo gifts, as well as the creative ideas that their teachers have come up with.

Being on the receiving end …

Orange Gummy Bear Popsicles

Orange Gummy Bear Popsicles

https://laurenconrad.com/blog/2014/08/edible-obsession-gummy-bear-popsicles/

INGREDIENTS

  •     Popsicle molds
  •     Popsicle sticks
  •    Orange juice
  •    Gummy bears

PREPARATION

1. Drop a few gummy bears into your Popsicle mold. We made some that were multicolored and some that had a color scheme like green ombre and peach ombre.

2. Pour the orange juice into the molds. Insert popsicle sticks as directed on mold instructions.

3. Freeze your popsicles for about four hours or until they are completely …