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Spooky Halloween Jello Specimen Jars

Spooky Halloween Jello Specimen Jars By: NotSoIdleHands.com

When Halloween time comes a~callin' I get in the mood to try creeping out my kiddos {which isn't hard cuz they're kinda lily~livered}. I don't go too far, or course, but when I found these cool gummies at target I knew I wanted to do something fun with them. Well, I have these sweet Weck jars and I thought they would look cool with green Jello and creepy things floating inside....like specimen … [Read more...]

24 Cute and Yummy Halloween Treats

24 Cute and Yummy Halloween Treats @NotSoIdleHands.com

It's no secret that I loooooove Halloween! And around here we tend to go all out. One of my favorite part of this holiday is alllllll the cute and yummy treats you get to make for the kiddos (or yourself after said kiddos go to bed) Coincidentally, this is also the time of year when I get a little fluffier around the middle. Well, there are so many ideas out there in BloggerLand that I don't … [Read more...]

How to make easy peasy gummy candy!!!

How to make easy peasy gummy candy!!! By: NotSoIdleHands.com

I'm not kidding people.....it's really easy to make your own gummies. And cheap too! I forget where I caught a glimpse of this, but I went and Googled (is that a word?) it and found this guy.....who REALLY got into it, as you can see. So, I wanted to try it, since I am a big fan of the stuff AND I was so curious, since people claimed that all you needed was Jello, gelatin, and water! Trust me, … [Read more...]

We ate dirt…..and loved it !!

Yes, it's true......we eat dirt sometimes here at the McDonald mansion (I wish!! About the mansion part....not the dirt)Well, maybe not the kind of dirt that's in our yard.....but the yummy kind!Yup! You guessed it! I'm talking about "cups of dirt"....like those really-messy-fun-because-it-has-worms-in-it desserts your kiddos can get at places like TGI Fridays or Mimi's Cafe.For Father's Day me … [Read more...]

Jello Fishes

So....I found this kit at Big Lots last week for 1.50 and thought it would be fun to do with the girls some afternoon. I don't remember what brand it was (not Jello), but it came with everything to make 4 cups of Jello cups with fishes in them. My kids called them "Jello Fishes." The kit had 4 clear plastic cups, a package of blue jello, a small package of swedish fish, and a package of … [Read more...]