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Upcycled ‘Sugar Skull’ Keychain


Use a Barbie head, paints with a very fine paint brush, glue on some jewels, add a keychain – and you’ve got your very own! Or buy one HERE

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Posted by on August 19, 2014 in Art, Buy it, Crafts, Gift it, Kids, Recycle it, Sell it, SWAPS


Almond Spritz Cookies

Simple, tasty, classic!


For the cookie dough:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 4 oz unsalted butter (1 stick) – soften @ room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • Extra butter for baking sheet
Special equipment:
  • Spritz cookie press

Click HERE for the instructions


Fresh Cherry Cola Floats

Perfect for your end of summer parties!


For the Cherry Syrup:

  • 9 ounces bing cherries, pitted, plus more for topping (optional)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped

For the Floats:

  • ice cream, vanilla or chocolate
  • bing cherries, chopped (optional)
  • cola
  • whipped cream, optional

Read more: http://www.foodfanatic.com/2014/08/fresh-cherry-cola-floats-make-summer-fun/#ixzz3AOaRfHOO

Check out the recipe and instructions HERE


Mini Tipi


Click HERE for the instructions and video


Painting Like Michelangelo


Great idea! Have kids tape drawing paper – to underside of desks. Let them ‘paint’ with markers just like the famous painter of the Sistine Chapel.

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Posted by on August 15, 2014 in Art, Education, Fun, Kids, Paper


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