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Jack O’ Lantern Grilled Cheese #KidsCookMonday

October 22nd, 2012 · 1 Comment

This was intended to be a quick post about a healthy and fun pre-Halloween lunch, but of course my six-year-old had other plans. Oh, he was amused enough by the first sandwich, but then he asked for a second. And then he said it wasn’t scary enough. So I told him the jack o’ lantern [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · fall · holiday · kids cook monday · meatless monday · recipes · sandwich

Switch Witch or Halloween Grinch?

October 31st, 2010 · 6 Comments

So, I’ve read numerous posts and articles on how to deal with the Halloween-induced sugar craze, and haven’t weighed in because I wasn’t sure how I planned to handle it this year. It was so easy the first year, when we took the boy across the street to a neighbor’s house, he got one Reeses, [...]

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Tags: confessions · holiday

Kooky Spooky Halloween Party Treats

October 29th, 2010 · 3 Comments

What do you get when you combine four 4-year-olds, Halloween costumes, and make-your-own popcorn ball Jack o’Lanterns? Sweet, sticky fun! With a small dash of chaos. Kids Halloween Luncheon Menu nuts & dried cranberries “Goblins” on a Log Monster (Carrot) Fingers “Pumpkin” Grilled Cheese local Apple Cider It was a beautiful day, but cooperation for [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · holiday · recipes · sweets

Happy Halloween!

November 1st, 2008 · No Comments

apples, raisins, pepitas and peanut butter

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Tags: holiday

A Greener Jack o’ Lantern

October 28th, 2008 · 4 Comments

There are many ways to have a green Halloween, from making your own eco-friendly decorations to handing out fair-trade Endangered Species chocolates to your neighborhood trick-or-treaters. Here are three steps to greening your Halloween Jack o’ Lantern. 3 Steps to a Green Jack o’ Lantern 1. Buy a locally-grown pumpkin. Just like with the food [...]

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Tags: eco-friendly · green tips · holiday · recipes