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Apple Banana Mini Muffins: FREE printable recipe from

Olive oil . . . honey . . . whole wheat . . . Sounds like ingredients for scrumptious muffins, right? Don’t let these totally healthy banana muffins scare you away because they are shockingly delicious. But shhhhh, don’t tell anyone! It never fails, when we serve our banana muffin bites to guests they gush, […]


Kids Cooking Simple Snowflake Cookies from

Alrighty then, I’m not posting our snowflake cookies because I think they might win us a spot on Sweet Genius. (Is that show still on?) I’m sharing our giant snowflake cookies because they have everything to do with our love for Cambodia. That makes sense right? You think of Cambodia. You think of snowflakes. Let […]

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MAGFORMERS Giveaway: Annual Toy Review & GIVEAWAY from

We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and You can view results on our original Post: MAGFORMERS Annual Toy Review & GIVEAWAY  Congratulations Robin! Robin December 5, 2013 at 7:16 pm  Love the learning toys, especially the ones that allow the children to use their imaginations.. have you seen magna-tiles? They remind me of […]


MAGFORMERS Giveaway: Annual Toy Review & GIVEAWAY from

We’re GIVING AWAY one set of MAGFORMERS (8 pieces) Why we love MAGFORMERS After the kiddos fell in love with a small set of magnet tiles at a friends house, I began looking into similar building tiles. MAGFORMERS came out on top with the best reviews. Since I found them to be a bit pricey, […]



We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and You can view results on our original Post: eeBoo “tell me a story” Cards: Toy Review and GIVEAWAY  Congratulations Robin! Robin November 22, 2013 at 11:35 pm  What is your favorite holiday pie and cookie? Contact us at our email: winner at waddleeahchaa dot com (Prize […]



We’re GIVING AWAY one set of “tell me a story” cards by eeBoo Why we love eeBoo: All things eeBoo are my new favorite for kids games and gifts. eeBoo is not new; however, their products are sold in specialty toy shops. Hence, I had to wait to discover eeBoo until a specialty toy store […]


CUBEBOT: Annual Toy Review and GIVEAWAY from

We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and You can view results on our original Post: Annual Toy Review and GIVEAWAY  Congratulations Robin! Robin November 13, 2013 at 7:55 pm  Not sure where the year went.. wow it was fast! Children keep you busy and the time always fly’s by when you are having […]


CUBEBOT: Annual Toy Review and GIVEAWAY from

It’s that time of year again! Time for our Annual Toy Review and GIVEAWAY! Where did the year go? Please contact me if you can help me turn back the hands of time. Please. Pretty Please! Do your kids have too much junk? Mine do. And yet birthdays and Christmas continue to come our way […]


Monkey Bread Muffins: FREE printable recipe guides from

This week in our at school section, I shared our Monkey Bread Math Fractions Lesson. The kiddos love cooking during homeschool. And what better way to apply fractions than cooking? They were so crazy about this simple sweet treat that I made a printable recipe for them to follow. I like cooking with the children […]


Pumpkin Pancakes FREE printable recipe guide for children with step-by-step directions and photos from

It’s fall and that means it is pumpkin time! Have you ever tasted plain pumpkin straight out of the can (not pumpkin pie)? It is down right horrific. Seriously horrifying. But you mix it into muffins, breads, casseroles . . . and it is amazingly tasty. After I discovered our 2 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins, I […]


Light and Rich Yogurt Whole Wheat Pancakes: FREE printable recipe guides for kids from

Last year, I shared my famous version of my mother’s cottage cheese pancakes. Growing up with a mother who was a serious health-nut was not always tasty. (Healthy often does not equal tasty.) The one thing I did love was her light and rich cottage cheese pancakes. These funny little healthy pancakes have made me famous with […]


Savory Bites for a Busy Family: Cooking with Kids

Savory Bites: Meals You Can Make in Your Cupcake Pan by Hollis Wilder Here’s the funny thing . . . I don’t cook much with recipes. I try to keep my pantry stocked with some basic, healthy staples. Each night, I open the pantry and fridge and whip something up with what’s on hand. Having […]


Teaching Children how to balance Time with Technology from

I would not describe our family as an unplugged family. However, by today’s standards we are certainly not totally plugged-in. We tend to use technology more for work and less for play. By choice, we are behind when it comes to the latest and greatest technology gadgets. Our children do watch television but in limited […]


Easy Decorated Fish Cookies by children from

Each month our family helps host Cambodia Cafe at our Church. Cambodia Cafe sells sweet treats to support our children and the AIM school in Cambodia. I find this ironic because I’m not much into baking sweet treats. While I thoroughly enjoy cooking, I consider baking to be a high-maintenance endeavor. My monthly venture into […]


Quick Cinnamon Ricotta Strawberry Muffins: FREE printable recipe guides for teaching children how to cook from

We are busy transitioning to our back to school routine. One of my homeschooling goals is to raise healthy, independent children. Consequently, cooking is part of our daily homeschool routine. This summer we invented a new recipe to add to the children’s recipe notebook. The children like these Quick Cinnamon Ricotta Strawberry Muffins for breakfast […]


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Spotlight on MacGyver’s Backyard Science Center. The learning that takes place in this area is exhilarating!   Meet my son MacGyver. His nickname is self explanatory and very fitting. MacGyver makes something out of nothing every single day of his life. When he’s not lost in a whirlwind of creative mess, he’s out exploring the […]


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I grew up as a deprived child. Long before it was popular, my mother was a health-nut. She rarely cooked with common staples like salt and sugar. There was one big problem with all of this healthy cooking. It didn’t taste that great. Shh! Don’t tell her. You might call it down right flavorless. By […]


Post image for Easy Stars and Stripes 4th of July Cupcakes

These cute 4th of July cupcakes are super duper easy. Baking in my house must be easy or I won’t even go there! My kiddos can decorate these flags with very little assistance. Just use your favorite cake mix and you’re all set. We like to use our mini cupcake recipe, our 2 ingredient cupcake […]

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When it comes to birthdays, I try to get as much input as possible from my kiddos. But my middle name is low-maintenance so you won’t find any fussy Birthday Party ideas around here! I like to keep things simple. Thankfully, several years ago MacGyver began a tradition of celebrating his birthday at Aunt Joyce’s […]


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We Have a WINNER selected by Rafflecopter and You can view results on our original Post: 10 Father’s Day Gifts from Kids Congratulations Diane! Dianne June 3, 2013 at 11:59 pm My Daddy is – Supportive! Contact us at our email: winner at waddleeahchaa dot com (Prize must be claimed by Friday, June 14, […]


Post image for 10 Father’s Day Gifts from Kids: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Father’s Day Book GIVEAWAY: Me with You by Kristy Dempsey and Christopher Denise Why we love this book: Father’s Day is Sunday, June 15, 2014. That means it’s time to start thinking about showing Daddy some love!  The message in the story is simple and sweet illustrating the special bond between daughter and Daddy (or […]