sweets: Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

This watermelon rice krispie treat is the perfect summer no-bake dessert that is quick and easy to make.

fun eats: Vanilla Milk

This yummy and cold treat is sure to be a favorite with the kiddos.

play and eat: Bread And Cutters

Sometimes it’s the simple things.  A piece of bread & some cookie cutters make for one happy little boy.

fun eats: Edible Mini Carrot Garden

A fun and healthy approach to the everyday standard of carrots and dip, using a non-traditional and yummy black bean dip.

free printable: Bunny Tails

A {free printable} designed to create your own “bunny tails” treat bag for your little ones Easter basket.

edible fun: Easter Bento

A quick, fun, simple, & HEALTHY – Easter Bento that the kiddos will love!

fun eats: Shamrock Snack Mix

A fun, fruit based, healthy snack mix made green for St. Patrick’s Day.  Enjoy it yourself or with your little ones!

fun eats: Leprechaun Shake

A yummy and healthy option for a St. Patrick’s day treat.

roundup: {Dr. Seuss inspired} activity & treats

Preparing to celebrate for Dr. Seuss’s birthday?  Here’s a quick roundup of some fun & quick treats for your tummy and a free printable activity too!

fun eats: {Dr. Seuss Inspired} Lorax Mustache & Truffula Tree

I’m not done with Dr. Seuss just yet ;) To celebrate his birthday for Saturday, we made these quick little treats – they were so fun, so quick, and so easy

fun eats: Frozen Banana Nut Bites

These yummy little bites are the perfect little midday treat.

fun eats: {Dr. Seuss Inspired} Green Eggs & Ham Treat

These tasty sweets are a fun treat to enjoy while reading the book Green Eggs & Ham with your little one.  And, wrapped up in a pretty treat bag – they would be a perfect favor for a Dr. Seuss themed party.

holiday: Valentine Roundup Kids Crafts & Recipes

A last minute round-up of some kiddo crafts & recipes – it’s never to late (that’s my motto – but hey – I’m late to almost everything)!

fun eats: Homemade Gummi Hearts

These are a delight in any child’s eyes, and are an all-time favorite in our house!  Now you can make your own homemade gummies too with these simple steps.

fun eats: Valentine Snack Mix

Simple to make, with everyday ingredients – this colorful (and somewhat healthy) snack is sure to be a hit with big & little kids!

sweets: Halloween Fudge

So, if you’ve been following along, most (some not so much, but most ;) of my recipes require simple ingredients and very little time or thought involved.  Well, as a busy mama, this is how I roll. I usually look into my pantry (you know, with a blank stare pondering life & such) and try […]

fun eats: Jello Apple Chips

These dried apple chips only require two ingredients – apples & Jello, and are easily baked in the oven.

play and eat: Dry Erase Printable Placemats

As much as little ones like to eat, they like to help in the kitchen too.  These printable placemats will help them with their chores while having fun!

edible fun: Bento

When I am not at home making octopuses, or mice, or butterflies, or animals, or flowers, or kitty cats, or a beach scene, or having fun with colors… hehe…this is what my “to go” travel lunch usually looks like for V & T. It may look complicated, but it is super simple; this Bento lunch […]

edible fun: Octopus

While doing our weekly grocery trip, my eyes ventured over to the pasta.  Now, so that you can take a little gander into the way I think, I was not peering at the pasta contemplating dinner ideas, no, no, no.  That is not how my mind works; I am constantly thinking sensory bins or crafts […]

bake: Sand Dollar Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

Do you love sand dollars as much as me?! Try these easy to make sand dollar cinnamon sugar cookies – that look just like the real thing! Yummy & perfect!

edible fun: The Beach

I thought we’d continue with my little mama♥miss beach themed week. Here’s a fun little meal I made for V that’s all about the beach! There is sand, there is sun, there are sea shells, there are palm trees (it’s a tropical beach!), and there are little fishies! Well, let’s see…this little meal includes: avocados […]

fun eats: Dinosaur Rice Krispie Treats

So, we still have the dinosaurs roaming around our house…no extinction yet ;) Today we are headed on over to the snack arena to make some fun dino-rrific rice krispie treats! Yippee Ki Yay!  I mean…RAWR! P.S. As I write this post…ummm, yeah, they are already all gone and I just made them today! :( […]

play & eat: butterfly

One might say I have an obsession with making butterflies.  Well, they are easy & well…EASY ;) 1. lunch butterfly cheese quesadillas, blackberries, cucumbers, fruit leather, cherry tomatoes, twizzler rope 2. lunch butterfly bananas, peanut butter, carrots, kiwi, star fruit, mini chocolate chips, cheese sticks, yellow tomatoes 3. breakfast butterfly blueberry pancake, tangerines, banana 4. […]

play & eat: mouse

What is a Mouse?   Well, according to the dictionary it is a small rodent that typically has a pointed snout, relatively large ears and eyes, and a long tail.  So, I thought, why not incorporate these small rodents into food – eh?  Fun with food – YAY!!  Well, according to mama♥miss a mouse is a […]

fun eats: Patriotic Dipped Pretzels

Red, white, & blue sprinkles with white chocolate make these pretzels a spectacular treat to add to your 4th of July festivities.

fun eats: 4th of July Homemade Gummi Candy

These fun & nostalgic homemade gummies are sure to be a hit with all!

edible fun: Flowers

Flowers flowers everywhere! One could say I have a small obsession with flowers.  It shows in my photography & in my designs; I am definitely drawn to them :) It also shows in my food… it is one of my go-to fun meals to create for little miss V. (click on each pic below to […]

edible fun: Flowers: 4

Here are some of the tools & materials I used to make this meal, click on the word below to link to the item & find out more info :) cheddar bunnies {Annie’s Homegrown} mini chewy chocolate chip granola bars {Quaker} fruit leather {Archer Farms Organic} flower sprinkles {Wilton} biscuit/cookie cutter set flower cookie cutters […]

edible fun: Flowers: 3

Here are some of the tools & materials I used to make this meal, click on the word below to link to the item & find out more info :) fruit leather {Archer Farms Organic} mini chocolate chips {Nestle}