72 Back to School Lunch Ideas

72 Back to School Lunch Ideas- from easy homemade baked apple chips to creative peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

The kids will be back to school before we know it.  Creating a lunch your child is happy to eat can sometimes be a huge challenge.  Here is a list of 72 Back to School Lunch Ideas.  It is filled with simple ideas like homemade apple chips and fun ways to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. MAKE SURE YOU VISIT EACH OF THESE POSTS FOR AMAZINGLY CREATIVE BACK TO SCHOOL LUNCHES! An InLinkz Link-up … Continue reading

Sweet Pickled Green Beans

Sweet Pickled Green Beans make the perfect addition to a platter of savory foods like cheeses, meats and olives.

Wondering what to do with your fresh green beans?  You’ve already steamed them, roasted them and put them in casseroles…..how about pickling them?  These Sweet Pickled Green Beans make the perfect addition to a platter of savory foods like cheeses, meats and olives. Perfect to take on a picnic and if you know someone that loves pickled veggies this would make a great little gift!  CHANGE IT UP!  Take these Sweet Pickled Green Beans, dip in Beer Batter and fry them! PrintSweet Pickled Green Beans Yield: 6 (12 ounce) jars Ingredients2 1/2 cups apple cider vinegar 2 1/2 cups water … Continue reading

Roasted Vegetable Salad

This farm fresh Roasted Vegetable Salad is the perfect summer salad.

This farm fresh Roasted Vegetable Salad is the perfect summer salad.  Turn your summer veggies up a notch by roasting them.  The high oven temperature caramelizes the natural sugars in vegetables, creating deep rich flavors.  This salad is perfect for a light summer dinner. You might want to wear disposable gloves when working with beets.  They are pretty but they will stain your hands and anything else they touch.  I served this salad with a big juicy steak.  It was perfect…..full of vegetables and a salad all in one. PrintRoasted Vegetable Salad Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 40 minutesTotal Time: … Continue reading

Easy Minion Pretzels

Easy Minion Pretzels from the hit summer blockbuster Minions!

Everyone is going crazy for the new Summer Blockbuster Minions Movie so these Easy Minion Pretzels are a must at your next Minion birthday day party (you know you’re going to have one).  These Easy Minion Pretzels start with Wilton Icing Decorations. I love that I don’t have to try to draw on the Minion’s funny faces. Wilton has done all the hard work for me. I found my decorations at Michael’s. If you are more of a visual person I have a video HOW TO DECORATE PRETZELS. Wilton Icing Decorations. Lay out the decorations where you would like them … Continue reading

Best of the Weekend #111

best of the weekend

WE’RE BACK…..I HOPE YOU HAD A WONDERFUL 4TH OF JULY!  It’s that time again!  My favorite time of the week when I get to party with some of the most creative people!  Thanks so much for stopping by BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  I always have so much fun looking at all your wonderful creations! WELCOME BACK TO BEST OF THE WEEKEND♥ MEET YOUR HOSTESSES: Deb from Cooking on the Front Burner | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Ginnie from Hello Little Home | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Sheryl from Lady Behind The Curtain (me) | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Cindy from Little Miss Celebration | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ Amy from Ms. Toddy Goo Shoes | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest Last week’s most viewed link which is featured on ALL five of our websites … Continue reading

Shark Tank Jello

Celebrate Shark Week with this fun Shark Tank Jello!

Celebrate Shark Week with this fun Shark Tank Jello!  Your kids can have all kinds of fun with these fun treats.  Perfect for a pool party, shark theme or beach party.  With some easy directions you can make these inexpensive jello in a jar treats. Use a permanent marker to mark how high you want the jello to be in the jar.  The mark can easily be removed with nail polish remover. Make your jellos ahead of time in half pint jars.  Once the jello is solidified.  Pour some of the nerds into the jars that will be used as … Continue reading