Passport to Culture Travel Party for Kids: Hawaiian Culture

Passport to Culture Travel Party for Kids: Hawaiian Culture

Culture Party for Kids: A Legacy of Multiculturalism These culture parties have been so much fun to do for and with the kids. Alina is learning so much! And for the factual information she may forget, the idea that the world is bigger than here and us - the family legacy of multiculturalism I've always wanted to build - is certainly being nurtured. At the beginning of summer, we put together a Hawaiian themed party that taught facts, embraced food cultures and incorporated cultural crafts for kids from the most tropical American state all of us want to visit... Hawaii! Passport to … [Read more...]

 

Holiday Traditions: Red, White and Blueberry Bread Pudding

Holiday Traditions: Red, White and Blueberry Bread Pudding

I wanted to make a staple from Daddy D's all American childhood to celebrate the upcoming holiday. 4th of July is filled with holiday traditions in our family, and adding this Red, White and Blueberry Bread Pudding to the celebration seemed like a great idea! This bread pudding recipe is filled with white chocolate chips and blueberries, then covered in a chunky strawberry sauce. It's festive and decedent. I thought I hit a home run. Especially since Walmart had asked us to celebrate this patriotic holiday with them, I thought for sure it was the perfect reflection of all my family's flavors … [Read more...]

 

Passport to Culture: Philadelphia and 4th of July Party Inspiration

Passport to Culture: Philadelphia and 4th of July Party Inspiration

Culture Party for Kids: Philly Culture & American History We've had the best time coming up with fun and educational themes for our Passport to Culture, travel at home series. This month's is focused on Philadelphia, with 4th of July Party Inspirations. Alina has really learned so much through these parties. And even for the lack of details/facts she may have forgotten, the idea that this world is bigger and more beautiful than she can image is making its way into my girl's psyche. That's all I ever wanted with these culture party for kids: to combat prejudice and create a fascination, … [Read more...]

 

Culture Party: Celebrating Chinese New Year with Kids

Culture Party: Celebrating Chinese New Year with Kids

Celebrate Chinese New Year with a Culture Party We had a great time throwing a culture party to learn more about Ireland a few months back, and I had every intention in making them a regular occurrence, but life got the best of me. So with Chinese New Year in full swing here in Vegas, I decided to take the opportunity to teach the kids more about Chinese culture by showcasing the various elements that make up a typical Chinese New Year party. We had a blast! The Chinese New Year is the longest and most ancient celebration in the Chinese calendar, and is often referred to as the Lunar New … [Read more...]

 

Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites: Game Day Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites: Game Day Recipe

Game Day Winner with Buffalo Chicken Dip Balls! Goodness, it has to be over 10 years since my best friend served Buffalo Chicken Dip at one of her babies' birthday party. I fell hopelessly in love with it then, and now will only make it on special occasion. (It's so fattening and falls in my mouth by the spoonful). We're invited to a couple parties for this year's big football game, so I decided to twist up the classic by making Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites (or balls, if you so choose). This post is sponsored by Walmart, the one stop shop for all our ingredients and hostess gifts for the big … [Read more...]

 

White Chocolate + Orange Ice Cream with Raspberry Swirl

White Chocolate + Orange Ice Cream with Raspberry Swirl

French Style Orange Ice Cream I've had an ice cream maker for almost five years. Five. Years. And you want to know how many times I've used it? One. That's just utter craziness, considering how much my family loves ice cream. As I was grocery shopping at Walmart, who is sponsoring this post, I noticed their produce looked out of this world. Especially their Navel Oranges and other citrus fruits! Their Citrus Event is happening now, offering 100% freshness guaranteed. In that exact moment, I decided to take my appliance out of hibernation and make orange ice cream. In my research, I learned … [Read more...]

 

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