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Refrigerator Rolls

This recipe is an old standby. I grew up with it and we use it all the time. Shaping rolls is one of the favorite kitchen helper jobs around here. Even a two year old can do it if he … Continue reading

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22 Days

With only twenty-two days left until #4 makes his/her appearance, I’ve been slowing down while at the same time trying to get many things accomplished… Last weekend was our annual Easter Feast for which we cooked Turkey and Ham as … Continue reading

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Cooking Christmas Dinner 2011

My parents are out of town this year for Christmas so we’re saving our family get-together for Epiphany. Instead we’re having some friends over for Christmas Dinner tomorrow. This morning we got started with the cooking. S took W took … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Cooking with Preschoolers

One of the things that we really enjoy doing with the children is cooking. They have been “helping” in the kitchen since they were old enough to sit in the highchair and I get a private chuckle every time we … Continue reading

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Brief Update

It happened again. The first trimester ended and like a switch flipping suddenly my energy returned. Yesterday was the first day in several months that I haven’t desperately needed a nap by 12:30 pm and since nap-time is usually my … Continue reading

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Ten Snacks I Might Send to School

One of the things that will be changing in three weeks when F goes to school is our eating habits. Although I sometimes give the children a snack after lunch we normally just eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner. F’s school … Continue reading

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What We Do on The Weekends…

Yesterday we went to Sam’s Club right at lunch time so I got the children hot dogs while S did the shopping. F was particularly pleased by the drink cups….           So today during naps he … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebrations

Since F and Su have their birthdays one day apart we generally combine them into one celebration. We don’t do anything elaborate, just family and a few friends, and the children get to choose the meal and what kind of … Continue reading

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Preschooler Cooking: Making Cooked Carrots

Monday night is Su’s night to help in the kitchen and she chose to make cooked carrots as one of the vegetables. Here’s a brief summary of what she did and the things she learned: She opened the fridge and … Continue reading

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Preschooler Cooking:Garlic Bread

F and Su take turns being my “kitchen helper” in the evenings. They set the table, fetch and carry and F is now beginning to make some simple dishes. The other day we had Mexican Chicken with Garlic Bread and … Continue reading

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