Tag Archives: Summer

Cool as Cucumbers

The cucumber is one of the most widely eaten and grown vegetables in the entire world. Although they likely originated in the area that is now northern India, cucumbers spread quickly around the globe, and are found in almost every kind of cuisine. Cucumbers are related to melons and squashes, and are almost always eaten read more »

Olympic Arts and Crafts

Bring the Olympic spirit into your home with home made Olympic medals. Make them just for fun, or have the kids make medals for each other for being great! Roll out the some polymer clay so that it’s about a quarter of an inch thick. Next find a cup with the opening the size that read more »

Refreshing Summer Drinks

Beat the heat with sweet, refreshing summer drinks. Summer slushies, shakes and smoothies will help you cool down and relax. Be creative and impress your friends with a frozen masterpiece. Add some flavor to seltzer with frozen juice ice cubes. Just freeze your favorite juices, and when your in the mood for a fuzzy and read more »

No Bake Frozen Cookie Recipe

Ice cream is best in the summer, and hot chocolate is a tasty winter treat, but cookies are meant to be eaten all year long. As yummy as freshly baked cookies are, it’s no fun baking in front of the oven when you could be outside enjoying the sun. Instead of spending all day baking read more »

Fun Facts About America’s National Anthem

The Fourth of July is a great day to remember what makes America such an amazing place to live. This Independence Day, let’s celebrate by taking a look at one thing that makes America so special, our national anthem. During the was of 1812, Major George Armistead, of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland, commissioned the read more »

Free Summer Fun

Schools out for summer, but if you don’t want to spend the next few months listening to your kids complaining about boredom you need to start planning. Summer fun doesn’t have to be expensive, and some of the best summer activities are absolutely free! Check out your neighborhood for local parks, gardens and hiking trails. read more »