May 29, 2008
May 27, 2008
Tiny bubbles? Drinking Straws work well for those!
One cup of water
Two tablespoons liquid dishwashing detergent
One tablespoon glycerin
One-half teaspoon sugar
Mix and use.
6 cups water
3/4 cup corn syrup
2 cups liquid dishwashing detergent
Mix the ingredients together. Wait 4 hours before using.
One cup soap powder (Ivory Flakes Detergent)
One quart warm water
Food coloring or small amounts of tempra paint
Dissolve the soap flakes in the warm water. Add coloring. Blow bubbles onto construction paper for colorful affects!
Prepare Simple Syrup according to directions.
In blender, combine strawberries with syrup and process until smooth. Transfer to large bowl, and stir in yogurt until well combined.
Divide mixture among fluted tart molds. Insert wooden pop stick into each mold. Freeze 3 hours, or until frozen through. Just before serving, roll umbrellas in sprinkles, if using.
Simple Syrup: In small saucepan, combine and simmer 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar until sugar is dissolved, about 4 mins. Set saucepan in bowl of ice water until syrup is cool. Makes 1 1/3 cups.
May 26, 2008
May 24, 2008
Our children's director at church usually does this with the crayons at the end of each year. She gathers all the broken ones (Which are a lot) and then melts them in muffin tins. The kids love coloring with them.
Here is a great tutorial for making your own: (Courtesy of Crafty Daisies)
May 21, 2008
May 18, 2008
May 17, 2008
May 7, 2008
May 1, 2008
GiGi Belts sells cute and funky belts for toddlers. YES, belts for the wee ones!!