Melissa Collins
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Little Family Fun: Alphabet Monster Game

Alphabet Monster Game: Make the monster with empty canister (oatmeal, etc.), cut out mouth and add letters and face. Then say a letter in a silly monster voice and have child feed the monster the letter. My preschool kids LOVE this!

Toddler Approved!: Rainbow Name Hunt

Rainbow Name Hunt: Kids have to find their names in a pile of colored strips. 6 strips (ROYGBP) in total to make a full rainbow

Stone buddies with their own little (recycled) home. Lovely!

Little stone pets in matchbox homes. Pocket buddies, ideal for Back To School, as party crafts or as friendship gifts.This really would be a cute idea to make for first days of school. To help with nerves. These are so cute!

The ULTIMATE guide to slimes.  Recipes for slimes, flubber, flarp, and even edible (taste-safe) slimes!  Fun for all ages.  In addition to recipes, there are several fun ideas for how to play with slimes.  From Fun at Home with Kids

The ULTIMATE guide to slimes. Recipes for slimes, flubber, flarp, and even edible (taste-safe) slimes! Fun for all ages. In addition to recipes, there are several fun ideas for how to play with slimes. From Fun at Home with Kids new fun for babysitting

Easy Easter Crafts for Kids

Easy Easter Crafts for Kids - Daily Leisure Easy Easter Crafts for Bros. I think I'll do this when babysitting! Want fantastic tips and hints about arts and crafts?

fried rice

I fried rice! Easy fried rice, better than takeout! 3 cups cooked white rice (day old or leftover rice works best!) 3 tbs sesame oil 1 cup frozen peas and carrots (thawed) 1 small onion, chopped 2 tsp minced garlic 2 eggs, slightly beaten cup soy sauce

Garlic butter chicken skillet! Super quick, super cheap meal for one! One packet of Pasta Sides Butter flavor, large frozen Garlic flavored chicken breast (I used one, but could do two) and one can of corn. Cook Pasta Side according to directions, Sauté chicken in margarine on the stove top. Pour corn and chicken in with pasta and serve! Delish!

Pasta Sides Butter flavor noodles, large frozen Garlic flavored chicken breast and one can of corn. Cook pasta according to directions, Sauté chicken in margarine on the stove top. Pour corn and chicken in with pasta and serve.

easy shepard's pie recipe - this was sooooo good and a great cheap meal!

easy shepherd's pie recipe - used crock pot rosemary garlic mashed potatoes on top; drain fat off of meat before mixing in everything. More vegetables make this recipe go further.