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Holiday Chex Mix {Gustatory Sensory Activity}

Holiday Chex Mix is a delicious, festive, and kid-friendly treat that can also be a gustatory sensory activity.  Children can taste and experience many seasonal flavors including peppermint candy canes and mint chocolate M&M’s. How to Make Holiday Chex Mix: Ingredients and Supplies: 4 Cups of Corn Chex cereal 1 Cup of Chocolate Chips 1 …

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Christmas Tree Ball Painting {Visual Sensory Activity}

Christmas Tree Ball Painting is a creative, visual sensory activity where children can use their hand and eye coordination and motor skills to create a festive art project.  This hands-on activity helps children develop their fine motor skills too. How to Make a Christmas Tree Ball Painting: To get into the Christmas Spirit, be sure …

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Top 10 Family Activities in Chicago This Holiday Season

The holidays are a most magical time of year in Chicago. Yes, the weather can be blisteringly cold but nobody does Christmas quite like the Windy City. When you visit, your biggest challenge will inevitably be how to choose what to do. We’ve also got even more fun ideas with these Kid Friendly Things to do …

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15 Dessert Recipes Perfect for the Holidays

Are you on the hunt for dessert recipes that are perfect for your upcoming holiday and family festivities? Me too! Sometimes we get tired of the same old things. Here is a collection of 15 simple desserts that are going to please any crowd. We have twists on old traditions, ideas that help you “think …

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Christmas Game Ideas for Kids

There are so many fun Christmas game ideas for kids, but no doubt, these are my favorites for breaking the ice and getting kids giggling! Christmas may be technically over, but if your family is anything like mine, you’ve still got several get-togethers ahead.   There’s the extended family get-together, the far-away distant cousin get-together, …

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PINTEREST FAVES: Festive Family Holiday Drinks

What are some of your favorite holiday drinks?  Here are four festive family drinks from two of my favorite beverage boards on Pinterest: Recipes to Try: Beverages and Liquid Refreshments. Stop over and check out all the fun drinks. 1- Hot Vanilla Night Cap 2-Cranberry Kiss Mocktail 3-Candy Cane Spritzer 4-Two ingredient Hot Cocoa This …

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Merry Christmas to Me! Love, @Kenmore and #cookmore

Back in October, I told you about the fabulous Kenmore Grab-N-Go Refrigerator, discussed my kitchen re-do, and talked about needing appliances.  In fact, in that post I gave you a quick video run-down of my falling apart stove and fridge. Fast forward a couple months and I received an out-of-the-blue email asking if I were …

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