One of the easy meals I plunked on our cooking challenge checklist was enchiladas. Husband likes red sauce and ground beef, but since I'm trying to teach kids to cook without too much dealing with stoves or raw meat, I went ahead and taught them a recipe for white sauce chicken ones instead! Obviously, it's not a very authentic Mexican dish, but these are the enchiladas I grew up on and I still love them. My family tends to call them "Food Storage Enchiladas" because almost every ingredient is canned and you can stock up on it for your 3 months (or year) of food storage!
As promised in my Learning to Cook Challenge, I've got an easy recipe for your up-and-coming chefs to try out! I don't know about at your house, but where we are at it is HOT. Which translates into perfect weather for popsicles, icees, ice cream... ...and LEMONADE PIE. My uncle has a July birthday, and… Continue reading Lemonade Pie
Story time: The last few weeks, I've been working with Red (the four year old) on memorizing my phone number. We've done it before, and he had it down, mostly, but it just wasn't sticking. So I sang it. I made up a tune that worked and he liked it and now he can't forget… Continue reading Singing My Phone Number (Or, Helping Your Kids Memorize Anything)
Just started potty training Boy #2, so potty training is on my brain...and sometimes, all over the floor. Sigh. I know a lot of people that ask for advice on how to potty train. Honestly, read all you want to and figure out what works best for you and your kids. But here's what we… Continue reading Potty Training Boys 101