twitter facebook pinterest contact rss

Just for Kix: Painted planet sandwiches

Have you ever tried painting bread with milk and food coloring? It’s so easy, and such a wonderful food craft to keep kids busy for at least a little while. I made some painted planet sandwiches, but you can paint anything. Find the how-tos for painted planet sandwiches HERE at Kix. Feel free to share […]



Just for Kix: How to Make Simple Veggie Bugs

Oh little black edible marker, how I love you. You turn Kix into eyes with just a dot. Sigh. My latest for Kix cereal: Learn to make super easy vegetable bugs! Find the veggie bug how-tos HERE. Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected by copyright, I do allow […]



Just for Kix: “Campfire” Gorp

It’s well established in my family that I don’t camp. At all. Ever. But my husband and daughter do. (Except for that time last weekend when they were heading off to go camping, and got stuck in traffic for 2 hours, and my husband’s car broke down and they had to come home.) Here I […]



Just for Kix: How to make a fruit bouquet for mom

You know those expensive flower fruit bouquets? Turns out it’s pretty easy to make them. Plus, the cereal in the mason jar works really, really well to hold the sticks, so you don’t have to worry about cutting Styrofoam and jamming it in a container. I mean, surprisingly well. Just jam those skewers in there […]



What’s for Dinner? 10 Recipes I’ve Tried, Love and Make all the Time

  I bake, obviously. I always have, since I pulled up the chair to the counter to help my mom stir. But baking is a science. It requires precise measuring. I like that. I can follow a recipe. Cooking? Not so much. I know the basics. But I have never been able to throw stuff […]