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“Pick” a Winner! Maybe it’s because I have three small boys, but almost every day I’m telling someone to stop picking their nose, or even worse, “NO! Don’t eat your booger.”  So when I set up this game and told them that they had to put their finger in Gooey Louie’s nose to pick a gooey, they thought that was the best thing because Mommy was giving them permission!  We ‘played’ for hours, but it was really just the three boys taking turns picking one at a time, and if they had picked the one gooey that made Louie flip his...
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Nutella isn’t just for spreading on toast!   From irresistible macaroons to tasty cheesecakes, discover new ways of using, cooking and enjoying Nutella using the 30 best recipes in this Nutella-shaped book. The 30 recipes are split into four sections, each covering a different type of recipe, from treats, to melt-in-the-mouth to sharing. My favorite was the last section: Amazing Nutella.  Spring rolls, truffles, and brownie eggs.  Yum!  It was even easy for the kids to help with some of these great recipes!  The recipe details are compact due to the size of the book, but are easy to follow so...
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  Did you cook too much ham for Easter?   This happens to me every year!  I always think I'm cooking just enough, but somehow we always have too much ham left overs.   You can only eat so many ham sandwiches before you feel like you're turning into a ham sandwich.    Switch it up, and use the following recipe for Leftover Ham Pot Pie!   You can make 1 - 9” deep dish pot pie or a 9X13 pie or you have a slightly larger amount of leftovers. When I cook I generally make large portions and then have...
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  Birds Nest Cake Balls This is great for creating many different treats for birthdays, holidays and anytime!  We created some today for our Easter celebration on Sunday!  Super easy to make and fun for the kids too!    Ingredients & Supplies: 1 cake mix 2 dark chocolate candy melt (I use Wilton’s) 1 package milk chocolate candy melt 1 package of candy coated chocolate eggs 1 bottle of chocolate sprinkles parchment paper disposable piping bag donut hole baking pan   Preheat oven according to cake mix package.  Grease and flour the baking pan or spray with a non stick baking...
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3 homemade baby foods to help your little one get more protein People who eat high-protein diets have been shown to have lower risk of heart attack, lower weight, more energy, better digestive tracts, and over all better health. If you want to start your little one off right with the right types of food, try these homemade baby foods that can give them that extra boost of protein their growing bodies need.  Soy Milk and Bananas This is a really simple food to get you into making homemade baby food, taking your child into eating solids, and being simple enough...
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