Monday, October 28, 2013

23 Snacks for the Letter "R"

Time for another snack list! If you teach preschool or homeschool, you'll find these weekly snack lists helpful for planning snacks to go along with your lesson or letter of the week.
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This week: R snacks
  1. Reeses cups
  2. Red pepper strips
  3. Raisins
  4. Relish
  5. Rainbow sherbert
  6. Rolls
  7. Rice
  8. Rice Krispy Treats
  9. Raw veggies
  10. Ranch dip (for those RAW veggies!)
  11. Raspberries
  12. Red hots candy
  13. Red Vines (an off brand of Twizzlers)
  14. Roast beef
  15. Ragu pasta sauce
  16. Ramen noodles
  17. Ravioli
  18. Ritz crackers
  19. Red beans and rice
  20. Romaine lettuce
  21. Reuben sandwich
  22. Rhubarb pie
  23. Radishes

Friday, October 25, 2013

Friday Funnies

Boy, you all really loved last week's post with the funny Halloween costumes! It's been pinned over 400 times!  Not sure I can top that this week, but we'll try!

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How cute is this walrus getting a birthday cake (made out of fish)?
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found on pinterest, no valid source link 

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Monday, October 21, 2013

*47* Snacks that start with "S"

We are working our way around the alphabet, listing snack ideas for you to use in your home, daycare, or preschool.  Eating a snack to go with your letter of the week or curriculum is a good way to extend the lesson and to expand the palates of young children.

This week is the letter "S."  47 snacks or foods that start with S!

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  • Skittles
  • Smarties
  • Scalloped potatoes
  • Spumoni
  • Sugar cookies
  • Scrambled eggs
  • Shortcake
  • Spanish Rice
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Strawberries
  • Sprite
  • Shrimp (popcorn style would be good for little kids)
  • Starfruit
  • Steak ums
  • Spinach salad
  • Smoked Sausage
  • Simply Orange orange juice
  • Spaghetti
  • Star Crunch
  • Spinach and artichoke dip
  • Sub sandwich
  • Salad
  • Salsa
  • Sorbet
  • Sweet and sour chicken
  • Samosas
  • Seven layer dip
  • Scone
  • Sprinkles
  • Salami
  • Spaghetti-o's
  • Shells and cheese (Velveeta)
  • Saltine crackers
  • Snickerdoodles
  • Snow peas
  • Sweet Tea
  • Swiss cheese
  • Swiss Roll
  • Spicy Trail Mix
  • Sun chips
  • Stromboli
  • Stroganoff
  • Spam
  • Sweet tarts candy
  • Stuffing
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Special K cereal or bars

Friday, October 18, 2013

Friday Funnies (Halloween Costumes)

Wow, more than 4,000 of you have viewed this post!  Thank you so much for your shares and pins.  :)  Glad to see everyone loving these costumes, Google Maps seems to be the most shared!

With Halloween around the corner, I thought that today was the perfect day for sharing some funny costumes I've seen around the web:

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Google Maps Costume (source)

This E.T. costume was cracking me up:
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E.T. Bike Costume (source)

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Fall Mantle (Wordless Wednesday)

Mantle is simple, a row of white pumpkins and a photo of each of our children in a white frame.

Happy Fall!

Monday, October 14, 2013

42 Snacks for W, X, Y, or Z

Continuing in the series of letter themed snacks for your preschool or homeschool snack time, today we have snacks beginning with the letters W, X, Y, or Z.
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W foods:

Wax beans
White chocolate (white hot chocolate, white chocolate chips, etc)
Whale crackers (like Goldfish but sold at Dollar Tree)
Whitman's chocolate

Washington or Winesap apples
Western omelet
Wisconsin cheese
Wild rice
Wonder bread (toast or mini sandwiches)
Whatchamacallit candy bars
Whipped cream
Wendy's Cheeseburgers/Frosty/Fries/etc
Waldorf Salad
Wasa crackers
Whole Wheat crackers or bagels

X Snacks:
eXtra gum
Xtreme airhead straws
Xtra Cheddar Goldfish Crackers

Y Snacks:

Yoohoo chocolate milk drink
Yolk (egg yolk)
Yellow squash
Yellow peppers
Yoplait brand yogurt
Yogurt covered raisins

Yogurt-any brand

Z Snacks:

Zevia soda
Zatarain's brand rice
Zaxby's chicken
Zucchini (my favorite veggie...hence the name of this blog!)
Zucchini bread or muffins
Zero candy bars
Zingz (new kind of cracker...first seen at Walmart)
Zingers snack cakes
Zesta saltine crackers
Zebra Cakes (black and white striped Little Debbie brand)

**Find more snack ideas for every letter.  Click here for the complete list!**

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Commit-MINT to Church (Minister Appreciation Gift)

Did you know that October is the month for Pastor/Minister Appreciation?

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We have 2 great ministers at our church (and 4 lousy ones. LOL. TOTAL JOKE, we only have 2 ministers in all).

To kick off the month, I wanted to do a little something for them, so I came up with this

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and delivered it to the church office.  The green Dollar Tree container is filled with gum, York peppermint patties, Andes mints, dinner mints, lifesaver mints and Junior Mints.  Total cost was right at $10.

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We love our pastors!

Do you or your church do anything for your ministerial staff this month?  Chime in down in the comments!

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Monday, October 7, 2013

21 "A" Snacks

We are working our way around the alphabet, listing snack ideas for you to use in your home, daycare, or preschool. Eating a snack to go with your letter of the week or curriculum is a good way to extend the lesson and to expand the palates of young children.
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This week is the letter "A."  21 snacks or foods that start with A!
  1. Asparagus
  2. Apples
  3. Applesauce
  4. Anchovies
  5. Apple salad
  6. Anjou Pear
  7. Antipasto
  8. Altoids
  9. Andouille Sausage
  10. Alphabits cereal
  11. Asiago bagels
  12. Andes mints
  13. Apple dumplings
  14. Apple Pie
  15. Avocado
  16. Animal Crackers
  17. Almonds
  18. Apple fritters
  19. Artichokes or Artichoke Dip
  20. Ants on a log
  21. A&W Rootbeer