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Where parents and grandparents will find a variety of creative, fun, and educational activities that can be enjoyed together to build strong relationships and lasting memories.
Banana Ball Snack

Banana Ball Snack

Here's a great way to use your ripe bananas and have an easy nutritious snack for your kids and grandkids. They can even help you make them. You'll Need: Ripe bananas Finely chopped nuts Cinnamon 1. Mash up the bananas in a bowl using a fork. 2. Stir in nuts &...

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Sponge Painting

Sponge Painting

You begin by cutting shapes out of sponges with scissors.  I got a package of 8 sponges at the Dollar Store Cover the work space with newspaper. Squirt acrylic paint onto a paper plate and let the kids press the sponge shape in the paint and stamp on their paper. I...

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Cranberry Fluff

Cranberry Fluff

This is a great recipe for children to help with because it's mostly hand mixing and the ingredients are easy to measure. It's fun for a Valentine's party. You will need: 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 3 cups miniature marshmallows 3/4 cup sugar 2 cups finely...

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No Bake Peanut Butter Candy

No Bake Peanut Butter Candy

This is so easy and fun to make your children can do it on their own. Peanut Butter Candy You will need: 1 2/3 C. peanut butter 2 Tbsp . margarine 1 1/2  C. powdered sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla flavoring 1.Cream together peanut butter, margarine and vanilla. Then slowly...

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Easy Sliders

These are so cute and easy to make. You just use Rhodes Bake-N-Serve rolls. They would be great for the grandkids, mine never eat a whole hamburger anyway.

Thank You Veterans

Share your thoughts about a veteran with friends or family members. Veterans Day has great meaning for me. I have a deep gratitude for those who have served and are presently serving in our military  as well as their families. For those who have given the ultimate...

Potatoe Latkes

Make Potatoe Latkes for a Hanukkah celebration with family and friends. This is a simplified recipe. Get Original Recipe 5 large potatoes peeled & grated 3 eggs salt & pepper oil for frying or you can just use vegetable spray & fry them as you would...

The Chili Fest Was A Hit

Graveyard Cake The annual Chili Fest and Halloween Party was great fun. The grandchildren's costumes were so cute, even the ones that were suppose to be scarey. My mom and I dressed up as witches and we got some strange looks from the kids when they arrived. My...

Milk Carton Catcher

This is a fun and easy way to play catch with kids. It’s especially great for younger children who may have difficulty catching with their hands. You can even play inside the house. Materials: 1 gallon milk carton with handle (empty, of course) Ball or bean bag...