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Videos tagged 'mommy on a shoestring'

Fish-Shaped Food

Posted on September 23, 2010

Try some fun and nutritious fish-shaped sandwiches with your kids, and then for dessert treat them to ice cream cone cupcakes!

Sweet Fall Eats

Posted on September 9, 2010

Ring in fall with these sweet seasonal snacks: Edible acorns made from donut holes, chocolate frosting and toffee and Rice Krispie treat red apples!

Extraordinary Belts

Posted on September 9, 2010

On that next rainy day, help your kids make a fashion statement using candy wrappers, old ties or t-shirts to design dazzling new belts!

Fun Summer Foods

Posted on August 26, 2010

Cool down your kids with chocolate-dipped frozen bananas, and then put that hot sun to good use with a homemade solar pizza oven that cooks real pizza!

Summer Activities for Kids

Posted on August 26, 2010

Your kids will love to cool down with this summer sponge game. And if the heat is too terrible, occupy them in the AC with a Kool-Aid spray painted t-shirt project!

Back-to-School Snacks

Posted on August 12, 2010

Delight your kids with these delicious sack lunch surprises: edible crayons, made from pretzels and melted chocolate, and healthy pancake and fruit kabobs!

DIY School Supplies

Posted on August 12, 2010

Transform inexpensive school supplies into gear that will make your kids feel like a million bucks! Check out how to make their binders and spiral notebooks super hip!

Games You Can Eat

Posted on August 5, 2010

Delicious domino cookies, cheese and cracker checkers and crunchy carrot Jenga—foods kids can really play with, and mom won’t even mind!

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