Summertime means it’s time for camping, hiking, and backpacking trips. Some of the best camping memories involve munching on a crisp apple around the campfire as the rest of the food cooks. Unless you’re camping in an RV, cooler space… Read More »Camping with Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Playdough is every child’s best friend growing up as they experience the joys of creativity, bright colors, and developing fine motor skills. That’s why we love homemade playdough. This article will give you two recipes for homemade playdough—cooked and uncooked.… Read More »How to Make Your Own Homemade Playdough
With the weather warming up and cookouts and picnics coming out, it’s important to keep your food safe. The best way to keep yourself and your food safe this summer is by not eating food that has been sitting out in the sun for more than an hour and a half, sticking a kitchen thermometer at the top of your cooler to make sure the temperature doesn’t drop below 40 degrees, and considering the source of your food.
(Includes how to make a sandwich wrap) Last weekend Merri Ann and I went hiking with our 9-year old granddaughter, Anna. It was delightful. Anna and Merri Ann took pictures of flowers and landscapes. We explored seldom used trails and… Read More »A Lunch for a Mountain Hike
My daughter, Debbie, came downstairs to the store and slipped an Everywhere Timer around my neck. She said, “Here, Dad, wear this. We sell them.” It was the second or third batch of cookies I had burned that day. The… Read More »5 Things You Never Thought You Would Do with a Timer
We decided to make huckleberry fruit flavored ice cubes with soda pop, flavor, and color. For each can of lemon-lime pop—one can makes a tray of ice cubes—we added a teaspoon of flavor. (We wanted plenty of flavor in our… Read More »How to Make Fruit Flavored Ice Cubes
How to Make a Quesadilla Quesadillas are the south-of-the-border equivalent of sandwiches. And like sandwiches, you can stuff them with almost anything. You can even stuff them with scrambled eggs, sausage, cheese, and salsa for a breakfast quesadilla. Quesadillas are… Read More »How to Make Quesadillas and Sincronizadas!