Gold At The End Of The Rainbow Sensory Bin

I love sensory tables and if you do as well I have something fun to share with you! I’m participating in a 40 day series all about sensory bin fillers. 40 bloggers, 40 days, and 40 different items you can add to your sensory tables! Today, I am sharing about feathers. I love using feathers … Read more

5 St. Patrick’s Day Themed Activities {HOP}

I’m really excited to be joining in as a host of the Hands-On Play Party with some fabulous bloggers. This linky will be posted each Tuesday. I will be sharing some of my own activities for kids plus sharing some other great ideas from bloggers that link up each week. This week I’m sharing five … Read more

Two Side Dish Recipes For St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

Roasted Savoy Cabbage with Black Bean-Garlic Sauce Cook Time 20 min Prep Time 10 min Yields 4 serv.   INGREDIENTS 1 head(s) cabbage, savoy – cored and cut into 1-inch squares 4 teaspoons oil, canola 2 tablespoons wine, rice – Shao Hsing, or dry sherry 4 teaspoons black bean garlic sauce 1 bunch(es) scallion(s) (green onions) – minced 2 teaspoons vinegar, … Read more

Bistro Beef Tenderloin {Recipe}

Cook Time 45 min Prep Time 15 min Yields 12 serv. INGREDIENTS 3 pounds beef, tenderloin steaks – trimmed of fat 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon salt, Kosher 1/2 teaspoon pepper, black ground 2/3 cup herbs, mixed, fresh – (such as chives, parsley, chervil, tarragon, thyme) 2 tablespoons mustard, Dijon DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Tie kitchen … Read more

Whole-Wheat Irish Soda Bread {Recipe}

Cook Time 55 min Prep Time 20 min Yields 12 serv.   INGREDIENTS 2 cups flour, whole-wheat 2 cups flour, all-purpose – plus more for dusting 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 1/4 cups buttermilk DIRECTIONS 1.  Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray and sprinkle with a little flour. 2.  Whisk whole-wheat flour, … Read more

Pot O’ Gold Craft {For Preschoolers}

Love, love, love this Pot O’ Gold craft that Jacob made! It’s so easy to make and a great way for children to practice their cutting skills. You’ll need: 3 pieces of construction paper (green, black, yellow) Tissue paper in rainbow colors (cut into small squares) Glue Stick Scissors Shamrock shaped stickers or foam pieces … Read more

Three Leaf Chocolate Clovers {Recipe}

Ingredients: 1 bag of Hershey Kisses Green M&Ms (You may have to pick them out of a regular bag of M&Ms) 1 bag of pretzel knots Wax Paper ½ cup Confectioner’s Sugar Green food coloring ¼ stick of butter 2 T of milk Directions: Pre-heat oven to 200°. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. … Read more