Pistachio Cake Loaf

Cooking for Families Although my Nanny Kids didn’t think they liked pistachios they absolutely love this moist, sweet, and delicious pistachio cake. It is an easy recipe the kids can help make and it is an impressive dessert for holidays or any day of the week at any time of the year. The kids will […]

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Paper Plate Masks

Creative Wednesdays If you have some paper plates and a printer at work this is a fun project to do with kids this week. I let my Nanny Kids pick out which animal masks they wanted to make from preschoolactivities.com. Then let the kids use their imaginations to play with the animal masks. We made […]

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Barbecue Chicken Legs Over Yellow Rice

Cooking for Families My Nanny Kids love chicken legs and dark meat. So it is smart to serve them family full chicken legs that include the dark meat with the thighs rather than chicken breast all of the time. I found this amazing barbecue sauce recipe at greedygourmet.com.  Simply adding frozen mixed vegetables to yellow […]

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Cupcake Liner Flowers

Mother’s Day Card Here’s a simple craft project to use as a boredom buster anytime of the year. These festive paper flowers are easy to make and inexpensive too. Kids will have fun trying to decide what centers (mini muffin liners) to pair with which petals (the large muffin liners). There really wasn’t a wrong […]

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OXO Tot Space Saving Drying Rack

Products Nannies Love I love OXO Tot products and this OXO Tot Space Saving Drying Rack may be small, but it’ll make a big difference in the kitchen. While most other bottle drying racks take up a lot of counter space, this one sits vertically — fitting under the upper cabinets. And it can dry […]

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Udon Chicken Peanut Butter Noodles

Cooking for Kids My Nanny Kids love Asian udon noodles. So I whipped up this easy lunch for them this week. Be careful when using chili sauce when cooking for kids. You may need to use less or not use any at all if the children don’t like spice. I added cucumber to the dish […]

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Covid-19 2020 Time Capsules

Creative Wednesdays Natalie Long, a mother of two from Alberta, Canada, created a free, downloadable time capsule workbook to help her 8-year-old Olivia and 3-year-old John sort through their feelings during the coronavirus pandemic. The workbooks for both children and adults have gone viral. Although the mother has an Etsy site Long Creations in which […]

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Stores are Empty: Delivery of Fresh Foods During Pandemic with shop.pepper.com

Small Restaurant Supply Distributers Delivering Directly to Homes and Apartments If you are living in a populated area where finding fresh foods and delivery of foods are an issue, I highly recommend trying use shop.pepper.com. I live in a populated area near Manhattan where there are long lines to get into grocery stores and noticeable […]

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Bacon Ranch Garlic Parmesan Pasta

Cooking for Kids One Pan Bacon Ranch Garlic Parmesan Pasta is an easy and satisfying one pot pasta meal that your whole Nanny Family will love. Creamy garlic parmesan pasta is loaded up with even more mouthwatering flavor with the addition of crisp bacon and savory ranch. I found this recipe on The Salty Marshmallow. […]

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Inspiring Painted Rocks

Creative Wednesdays Painted rocks are all the rage. Inspired by the kindness rock project my nanny kids and I painted rocks and left inspiring messages at their curbside for neighbors to see as they walk by their house while getting fresh air and exercise during social distancing. You don’t need to buy the kits sold […]

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