Bignets – French Doughnuts – Bon Appétit!

I made the bignets! Granted, I made them from the box mix, but still… It’s time for celebration. They worked out great. My kids helped and they were extremely happy. Instructions in the box were super easy to follow. However, the texture of the dough was very different from what I had expected. I decided to…

Solar Oven Outside S’mores

My daughter had a school project where she had to cook S’mores using a solar energy oven made by herself. Also as part of her project she had to make the same recipe in the regular oven. How fun! 🙂 Here are some pictures of her process for both outside and inside S’mores. She made her…

Happy Mother’s Day

  This morning I was surprised with a wonderful Mother’s Day gift: Breakfast and a Cookie! 🙂 They made everything and considering they are ages 9-12, that is a quite a treat for me! Dad helped some (of course) but I loved every minute of it. Here is the picture of the cookie they served right out…

“All About Chocolate”, a book and chocolate

My 3rd grader somehow managed to take me into his reading class and into “All About Chocolate”, the book. The task: Complete the book review and bring a chocolate treat to share. 🙂 Last week was my busiest week, but somehow my kid kept reminding me to make sure we had something with chocolate for his class. He already knew…