Our friend Tim Johnson, author of the “Bosley the Language Bear” books is offering a free copy of his new book, “Bosley Builds a Treehouse” to a Pink Apron Blog reader. The Bosley books are not only fun stories but are a GREAT way to help kids learn a new language. Each story is written in English with translations in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Russian or Japanese.
I don’t know what the problem is. It seems perfectly logical to do your business in a toilet rather than you pants. Maybe I’m overestimating the level of logic a 2-year-old possesses. Here are some things we’ve tried with potty training. Some have been successful and some have bombed. And one thing I’ve realized is, every child is different.
A few weeks ago, we made the most amazingly delicious caramel chocolate-chip frosting in our house. I now feel like I personally understand the old saying , “It was the icing on the cake.” To find a truly amazing frosting puts my entire household in a good mood.
When I was pregnant with my first child I had visions of being a perfect mother and having perfect children.
Perhaps it was the hormones or lack of blood flow to my brain, but now I look back and laugh at that naive, pregnant woman. In this post, I plan to admit a few of those faults to let other mothers know, you don’t have to be perfect to be a good mom.
This Independence Day, we invited friends, neighbors and the local Boy Scouts of America troop to our home to help raise our flag for the first time. We then celebrated with 100+ muffins. This is what 100 muffins and hours of labor look like.
Toward the end of last year, I made Strawberry Freezer Jam. While I love strawberry freezer jam, my lack of a huge freezer makes it hard to make large batches for food storage. This year, I decided to can my strawberry jam instead. I was a bit terrified, not being an expert canner, but I […]
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As I’ve mentioned many times, I love my slow cooker. Here is a quick ham and potato soup that requires little effort, but tastes great.
Last year, I posted a recipe for peppermint bark. This year, I decided to try something new. I love bark because it’s extremely easy, fun to change up, and delicious!