June 3rd, 2013 | by Julie Finn
This bread dragon, served with a cashew and spinach spread, will grace the table at my kiddo's dragon-themed ninth-birthday party, but our dinners are often served with bread turtles, bread snowmen, bread monsters, and more, all made by the kids just for fun and just as happily eaten--whole wheat bread, consumed without complaint!
Here's how to make your own edible bread sculptures
May 13th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Want to throw a party for a kid and NOT serve a bunch of crap to eat?
That was my challenge for my kiddo's recent dinosaur-themed seventh birthday party. No potato chip "dinosaur scales," no jelly bean "dinosaur eggs," no dinosaur shaped chicken nuggets or snack crackers or grocery store cookies.
It may take a little imagination to see the dinosaur in these healthy fruit and cheese dinosaurs, but kids have a ton of imagination. They also have a love of fun food, and, yep, a love of wholesome apples, grapes, and cheese
March 20th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
Glee Gum is giving away one copy of their Make Your Own Gummies kit to one lucky reader. Read on to see how YOU can be that winner!
February 14th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
DIY chewing gum can be a surprisingly eco-friendly project (hint--it's the chicle), but be warned: in the process of making this chewing gum from a kit, I got a really, really, REALLY bad DIY chewing gum-making injury