How to Make Your Own Donut Holes

If I've researched correctly, the first Friday in June is National Donut Day which was created as a fundraiser by Chicago's Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the 'lassies' (i.e. women) who served donuts in World War I.  Everything you find on the internet must be correct, right?  Okay, maybe not.  Regardless, donuts rock and I have a recipe I found way before the internet even existed and have now shared it with my girls.  It's not remotely healthy but it's super fun, versatile and easy.  So, when we need a special treat, I'm all in.

 

 

 

 


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0 comments | Posted by Andrea Everhart on 08/19/2015 at 5:19 AM | Categories: Birthdays - Crafts and Entertainment - Kid Friendly - Recipes -

Top Ten Ice Cream Drink and Float Recipes

What do a Spider, Snowball, Black Cow and Float have in common?  Depending on where you come from, the answer is tasty all around.  It's soda and ice cream! This yummy concoction has been tempting our taste buds since the late 1800's.  Since then, countries have adapted the ingredients and name a bit with the same result--bubbly, sugar-filled fun.


 

 



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0 comments | Posted by Andrea Everhart on 08/12/2015 at 6:19 AM | Categories: Birthdays - Crafts and Entertainment - Kid Friendly - Recipes - Weddings -

Whack Out Your Waffle For National Waffle Week!

The Smart Shoppers and I have been having fun lately writing blogs about various events throughout the year.  Today is the start of National Waffle Week!  I have a feeling this will be a favorite occurrence with my family and hopefully for you too.

This very tasty tradition-to-be now begs the question--How shall we celebrate?  I asked my girls and they came up with some fun answers for us. 

 

 

 


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0 comments | Posted by Andrea Everhart on 08/05/2015 at 6:13 AM | Categories: Crafts and Entertainment - Kid Friendly - Recipes -