Winter Birthday Treats

The Christmas break birthday is both a blessing and a curse for us parents. While the kids have mixed feelings about the return to school tomorrow, the fun of getting to bring their birthday treats did make tonight's back to school preparations a bit more fun. A couple days ago, we started talking about what they wanted to bring to share with the classroom and one thing was clear... they are my children! I believe the conversation went something like this: Me: I have this idea for some fun … [Read more...]

A Christmas Fruit Tree that kicks a Fruit Salads Butt!

It's that time of year, for holiday parties and potluck responsibilities. For our  family gift exchange, I was tasked with bringing a fruit dish for both kids and adults to enjoy.  As a mother of three, I cut up more than my share of fruit on a daily  basis, so I wanted to bring something more fun than your typical bowl of fresh fruit. I started my Pinterest search and was inspired by fruit kabobs, fruit sculptures and fruit trees. But after careful consideration, I decided to try a fruit tree … [Read more...]