4th of July Trail Mix

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Trail mix. Not one of my favorite snacks. I’ll admit, much like the kiddos, I’m the one plucking out all of the sweets and leaving the rest. This is why I never buy trail mix, but really, why spend the money on something pre-packaged that may or may not have all the goodies you enjoy… 

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Peanut Butter Cookie Favors

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What better favor to give after a cooking class than homemade peanut butter cookies! These are my kind of cookies, with a recipe that is easy, delicious and doesn’t require any fussy lines from the tines of a fork. I mean, why can’t peanut butter cookies simply be neat mounds of creamy peanut butteriness without… 

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4th of July Favors: Patriotic Popcorn

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Aside from chips and salsa and brie and crackers, popcorn is my favorite snack of all time. I’ll take it air popped or microwave popped – I’m not picky. Since receiving an air popper this past December for my birthday, I’ve been excited to make our own popcorn, kettle corn… you name it. Dessert popcorns… 

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Father’s Day Gift: No-Bake Reese’s Fudge Bars

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I have a confession to make. I dislike fudge. How can I not like fudge you might ask? Well, I’m not exactly sure what it is that makes me not like it. Maybe it is all that chocolate crammed into one thick, chunky square. Or the fact that I grew up on fudge recipes that… 

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Homemade Waffle Cones

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Shavuot is a favorite holiday, and one of the ways we celebrate is by hosting a community ice cream party. It is customary to eat dairy foods on this holiday, and without a doubt, our ice cream bar wins, hands down, because of our homemade waffle cones. To create our waffle cone display, we typically… 

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Teacher Appreciation Gifts: Funfetti Donuts

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I homeschool my two oldest kids, Grace and Eden, and I love it, though it does mean I don’t get much of an opportunity to do the typical “thank you” teacher gift. My husband and I (he acts as the principle and does most of the test grading) do, however, purchase something special for each… 

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