Monthly Archives: May 2014

Summer Learning Fun- May 30

Talk about machines found in your kitchen and how they work.  Don’t forget that things like manual can openers, bottle openers, cork screw are all simple machines. Go outside and look at simple machines on riding toys and yard tools. … Continue reading

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Taco Pie (Adapted)

Good morning!  I am so excited about my freezer cooking, menu planning, money saving meals!  I am also finding that so many recipes are very adaptable to my family, even if changes need to be made. I decided to make … Continue reading

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Summer Learning Fun- May 29

These are not in line with any theme, just some quick, fun learning activities to share with your child/ren! Help develop your child’s gross motor skills by practicing ball handling: Practice rolling, throwing, bouncing, kicking, and catching. Each week, practice … Continue reading

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Cheese Potato Casserole

CHEESE POTATO CASSEROLE 3-4 large potatoes salt and pepper to taste 4-5 slices of bacon, fried until crispy 1 large onion, sliced 1/2 lb. grated american cheese 1 stick butter Pare and slice potatoes into a casserole dish; add salt … Continue reading

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Ant Day

DAILY FUN ACTIVITY: Eat lunch outside and then count the ants. Our theme today will be Ant Day! Talk about Ants. Ants are social insects. Social insects live together in colonies. They depend on each other for survival and can … Continue reading

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Chili Noodle Casserole (Freezer Friendly)

This recipe was originally called “Mystery Dish.” Having worked in a school for a couple of decades, the title wasn’t appealing! Although, I must say, that the cafeteria ladies I worked with were amazing people and wonderful cooks. The cafeteria … Continue reading

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Chicken Tetrazzini (Freezer Friendly)

Here is another recipe adapted from the 1966 America’s Favorite Recipes. The original recipe was contributed by Mrs. Paul L. Lewis, Owingsville, KY. I have adapted the recipe to be freezer friendly. CHICKEN TETRAZZINI” 1/3 cup oil (I prefer bacon … Continue reading

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