Garlic Honey Mustard Slow Cooked Ham

This post is such a favorite - we wanted to share again for everyone starting to think about those special Holiday dinners - like Easter!  Enjoy!   If your holiday house is anything like mine, then you run out of oven space very quickly.  That's what makes this recipe so great - whip out your trusty slow cooker and you can make a delicious Garlic Honey Mustard Slow Cooked Ham without so much as warming the oven! Garlic Honey Mustard Slow Cooked Ham Ingredients: 9-10 pound precooked spiral cut ham, bone in 2 cups honey 1 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons minced garlic (I use jarred) [sc:adsense ] Garlic Honey Mustard Slow Cooked Ham Directions: Combine all ingredients except ham in your blender and pulse until well blended. … [Read more...]

How to Make Personalized Coloring Pages with Photoshop

Here is a fantastic and easy way to make afternoon coloring activities more fun and personal for your kiddos.  In ten quick steps you turn your digital photos into something unique! How to Make a Personalized Coloring Page - Step 1 Choose your photograph & open it in Adobe Photoshop.  A simple picture with clean lines and obvious color contrast works best. How to Make a Personalized Coloring Page - Step 2 Create a duplicate layer of your photograph.  Make sure it is the dominant layer (listed above the original). How to Make a Personalized Coloring Page - Step 3 While on your new layer, go to Image > Adjustments> Desaturate. How to Make a Personalized Coloring Page - Step 4 Duplicate your desaturated layer. How to Make … [Read more...]

Handprint & Footprint Craft Ideas For Father’s Day

Looking for quick and nostalgic project ideas for Father's Day? Try a handprint or footprint craft!  It's the perfect "memory" gift that is  simple to make and treasured for a lifetime. Simple Handprint and Footprint Craft Ideas: - Use paint and poster board to make a big sign celebrating Father's Day!  Use kiddos' handprints and footprints as decoration and put a nice message to Dad in the center. - Make a Father's Day greeting card with printer paper (fold it in fourths) and stamp with baby hands or feet on the outside. Write a sweet note or poem on the inside. Intermediate Handprint and Footprint Craft Ideas: - Purchase some stretched canvas at your local art or craft store and use acrylic paint to adorn it with handprints and footprints.  Make sure to date and sign … [Read more...]

Back-to-School Whole Wheat Blueberry Banana Muffins

My kids are total muffin junkies.  In order to keep up with their ravenous muffin consumption, I make several batches at once and throw them in the freezer.  A quick thaw in the refrigerator overnight (or in the microwave for a sudden craving) and we're all set with delicious and healthy home made muffins in the morning.  It's great for busy days when we're trying to rush out of the house, but I don't want to skimp on the healthy breakfast. Whole Wheat Blueberry Banana Muffin Ingredients 1 & 1/2 Cups whole wheat flour 1 & 1/2 Cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 4 teaspoons baking powder 2/3 Cup olive oil 2 large eggs 2/3 Cup fat free milk 3/4 Cup honey 3/4 Cup white sugar 2 1/2 Cups blueberries 1 ripe banana, diced Whole Wheat Blueberry Banana Muffin … [Read more...]

Shamrock Fudge for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner and there are delicious St. Patrick's Day recipes flying all around the place. This delicious fudge in shamrock green is sure to be a favorite!  Shamrock Green Mint Fudge for Saint Patrick's Day is the perfect fudge to take to a party - or keep for yourself. Shamrock Saint Patrick's Day Fudge Shamrock Fudge is an incredibly simple, but super fun and delicious treat.  Minty and chocolatey, and of course, bright green.  This fudge is sure to be a hit wherever you serve it! Shamrock St. Patrick's Day Fudge Ingredients: 10 oreo cookies 1 container vanilla frosting 12 ounces white chocolate chips 2 teaspoons real mint extract food coloring (to desired color) Shamrock St. Patrick's Day Fudge Directions: In a food processor, … [Read more...]

Cake Mix Cornbread Recipe.

Do you ever wonder why cornbread is so much tastier at restaurants? Well, here's the secret: cake mix.  I know, you were probably hoping for something healthy like lentils or squash; but alas, it is cake.  Take solace in the fact that now you too can have delicious sweet corn bread.  Easy as pie cake. Cake Mix Cornbread Recipe Ingredients: 2 packages corn bread mix (8.5 ounces each), prepared per package directions 1 package yellow cake mix (15.25 ounces), prepared per package directions Cake Mix Cornbread Recipe Directions: Combine cornbread batter and cake batter in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until fully incorporated. Pour into two lined and greased 18" x 12" baking sheets and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees, or until cornbread is lightly browned on … [Read more...]