Sunday, April 20, 2014

12 Leftover Ham Recipes

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Ham is a staple at our Easter dinner, and we always end up with a bunch of leftovers. Instead of getting burned out on eating the ham slices plain or throwing it out, make something new with it! Today I'm sharing 12 delicious recipes that will put that leftover ham to good use and that your family is sure to love.

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1. Ham Cheddar Chowder (Gluten-Free) from My Gluten-Free Kitchen
2. Ham & Cheese Calzones (Low Carb & Gluten-Free) from All Day I Dream About Food
3. Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Rice Skillet from Hot Eats and Cool Reads
4. Ham Asparagus Rolls from Tastes Better from Scratch
5. Cheesy Ham and Potato Bacon Casserole from Oh Sweet Basil
6. Ham and Cheese Biscuits from Barefeet in the Kitchen
7. Ham Fried Rice from Mommy's Kitchen
8. Ham and Gruyère Crepes from Eat. Drink. Love.
9. Ham & Cheese Pasta Bake from Dessert Now, Dinner Later!
10. Ham, Swiss, and Jalapeño Stuffed Pretzels from Baker by Nature
11. Ham and Cheese Gnocchi from Kevin & Amanda
12. Ham & Cheese Pinwheels from Sweet and Simple Living

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Preschool Chalk Color Mixing

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My daughter loves creating art projects, and has been asking a lot of questions about colors. She was blown away when I told her how you can mix two colors to create a new one. I decided to use a Master of the Arts Chalk Art Kit to have a fun and educational lesson on color mixing, and was also able to teach different coloring techniques for my little artist.

Master of the Arts Chalk Art Kit at #preschool #kidscrafts #chalk

The Master of the Arts Chalk Art Kit includes everything you need to get started: 28 blending chalks, a design pad, blending brushes, and design guide to learn about blending, smudging, creating lines, and even painting with chalk. All Masters of the Arts kits will be available at Walmart stores at the end of April 2014 for $4.97 or less!

Preschool Chalk Color Mixing at #preschool #homeschool #chalk #kidscrafts

We opened up the design pad, and I showed her how coloring with different edges of the chalk makes different looks. She wanted to make purple, so we colored blue lines first, then added pink (or red).

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Then, with a blending brush (similar to a sponge eyeshadow applicator) or your finger, smear the chalk lines together to create the new color! Try mixing all different colors to see what you can create!

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My daughter decided to make a rainbow, so after adding some yellow and red lines, we mixed the edges together to create the green and orange in the middle.

Preschool Chalk Color Mixing at #preschool #homeschool #chalk #kidscrafts

After trying it again all on her own, I can't even start to describe how proud she was of herself. That alone is one reason why giving my child the tools to learn and be creative are so important. We're excited to try watercoloring with the chalks soon, and will definitely be trying out the other Master of the Arts kits for more art fun!!

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The kit was provided by and/or Horizon Group, USA in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Artsy Corner Link Party

Welcome to Artsy Corner link party! I hope you had a great week and are ready to link up what you've been working on! I'm always blown away by the projects and recipes shared every week and am looking forward to seeing all your new posts this week!

artsy-fartsy mama

Thanks to all those who linked up last party. There were so many fun posts to look through!!
You are all awesome and so inspiring. I'm excited to see what you have to share this week.


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