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August 21st, 2012

Making Pixie Sticks with Freeze Dried Fruit

What kid doesn’t love pixie sticks?  And what parent doesn’t cringe a little as their child pour straight sugar down their throat?  Well, now kids can have all the fun of eating pixie sticks with just a fraction of the sugar.  I won some serious “cool Mom” points by making these for my kids.

These pixie sticks are so fun, they would be great for after school snacks, parties, Valentine’s Day, Halloween and the list goes on.  There is a wide variety of freeze dried fruit available, so experiment with flavors.  What’s going to be a favorite at your house? 

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June 25th, 2014

4th of July {free} Printables: Stars and Stripes Forever

Stars and Stripes Forever - free printables for the 4th of July!!

We've now past the first official day of summer and that means the 4th of July is right around the corner.  If you want to add a little extra "bang" to your celebration, this Stars and Stripes Forever printable is the perfect addition!

You can download the 8x10 or a 5x7 print for framing to help put your home in the holiday spirit.

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We've also made this Stars and Stripes Forever tag for simple and easy take-home gifts or party favors for your 4th of July Celebration.

Stars and Stripes Forever

You could attach this fun tag to most anything, but here's a few  

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June 12th, 2013

Sweet Liberty {free} Printables for July 4th

We are so anxious for the 4th of July – it’s always a fun day to celebrate!  To get your party started, we’ve created this Sweet Liberty tag because everyone loves a “Sweet” to take home!  You can add this tag to any homemade goodie – we’ve featured it with  Sweet Liberty Bark and our homemade Pixie Sticks!  If you’d rather, just fill a goodie bag or tin with your favorite red, white, and blue treats.

We’ve also coordinated some straw flags – you can use to make individual pixie stick treats or for your drink straws.

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January 18th, 2013

Strawberry Banana Frozen Smoothie

 

January is somewhat of a quirky month.  Most of us set resolutions to eat better.  The first couple of weeks of the month there were lots of healthy eating and exercise pins floating around on Pinterest. Now we are two weeks into the month and it’s mostly scrumptious desserts and goodies being pinned {lol}.  At least we can laugh at ourselves together right: 😉

Not wanting to leave anyone out, we’re trying to fill our January with a mix of healthy choices {for those of you working the skinny jeans}, Game Day nom noms {for those of you who

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January 11th, 2013

Easy Jelly Donut Holes


Donuts are kind of a big thing in Texas.  You can find a cute little donut shop on almost every corner.  They are open in the wee hours of the morning, but be careful, if you are not there by 8 am, chance are you won’t get your favorites!  Most youth activities here involve donuts because they are so easy and inexpensive.  I thought everybody had an abundance of donuts, but talking with out-of-state friends I’ve come to learn that is not the case {so sorry}.   No need to worry, you’ll love these easy-to-make donut holes even more  – I 

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