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Fun Food: Watermelon Carving

Of all the Fun Food posts we’ve written in the past 18 months, the story with the most enduring popularity continues to be the one about watermelon carving. Why watermelon carving? Perhaps, as we said last year, it’s because watermelon is such a fun, carve-able fruit. There’s something about that blank canvas that just cries […]

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Keep Kids Busy in the Kitchen

Got the mid-summer doldrums? Kids complaining about being bored? Here’s a solution: Get them busy in the kitchen. That’ll teach ’em. Oh, and maybe they’ll have fun and sample something healthy too. Without further ado, we present the Top 5 Ways to Keep Kids Busy in the Kitchen in the Summertime: 1. Husk corn: Buy […]

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Camp Blogaway Weekend

A few weeks ago my son and I planted a grapevine in our backyard, and we have been fascinated by watching its progress. When we first planted it, the vine had two main branches that needed to be propped up against the fence and stakes. Now as the vine is relaxing and becoming comfortable in our soil, we are able to watch it claim its […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Fruit Soup

We love a good bowl of soup as much as the next person, but we sure don’t feel like cooking anything for hours over the stove in the summertime. When the heat starts to get us down, that means it’s time to turn to a nice, refreshing bowl of fruit soup. Many kids like fruit […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Watermelon Carving

How cool are watermelons? Aside from being a delicious, refreshing treat, they’re just about the most carve-able fruit around. If you’ve got mad knife skills, you can literally carve one into anything under the sun. Oh, and hey – apparently July is National Watermelon Month, so we are just barely making it in time to […]

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