Monthly Archives: August 2015

Lisa Falls, a Fabulous Family Time

We love to hike as a family and unfortunately we didn’t get much hiking in this year.  We did make it to Lisa Falls, a hike we have done several times before and love. The hike is super easy and … Continue reading

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Boredom Buster, Summer Fun – Marshmallow Bridge

Another one of our favorite things to do each summer is go on our neighborhood camp out. The organizers also bring easy activities or games for the kids to play. This year they brought marshmallows and tooth picks and let … Continue reading

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Frosted Lemonade, our new summer favorite

Second favorite for the summer time is Frosted Lemonade.  This year Chick-Fil-A invented the most delicious treat EVER! I am a huge lemonade fan!  Often I mix it with other fresh fruits and enjoy. To my delight, people who invite … Continue reading

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Delightful Watermelon Granita

With summer almost over and school has begun for the munchkins, I thought I would spend the week sharing some of our favorites for the summer. First is Watermelon Granita. Little Me is wild about watermelon.  One year for her … Continue reading

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Lovin’ the Birds

Who doesn’t love to watch the birds come to eat? My 8 year old, (Little me) does. To her delight, she got a bird house for her birthday this past year, and after painting it insisted we feed the birds. … Continue reading

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Melt in your Mouth GF Chocolate Donuts

My good friend Wendi contributed this recipe and information for today’s article.  Yesterday her son, who has Celiac Disease, was off to a scouting activity where donuts are usually there. Often times he does not get a doughnut and goes home … Continue reading

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Mega Sized Tic-Tac-Toe

Tic-Tac-Toe is usually a small game you play on paper. My kids often play it during church to keep quite. Not his time.  We giant sized our 4th of July back yard party with Mega Tic-Tac-Toe.  I got the idea from http://www.u-createcrafts.com/best-outdoor-games-life-sized-edition/. … Continue reading

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Incredibly Delicious and Easy Raspberry Jam

I’ve been making raspberry jam for 7 years now and this raspberry jam is by far the easiest and best jam I have ever made! It is all natural and it only took 4 minutes from start to finish. No … Continue reading

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Not-So-Artisan Gluten-Free Bread

Bread, Bread how we love you, when you are yummy. I am nicknaming this artisan bread “brain bread” – doesn’t it look like a brain? I am quite sure this is yummy when other people make it, just not me. … Continue reading

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Kinetic Sand = Happy Kids

My cute little daughter #4, loves to play in sand!  Our trip to the beach this summer confirmed to me that I needed to make Kinetic sand.  I’m not a big fan of sand, and I wanted the sand to … Continue reading

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