Author: All Gatherings

Plum Smoothie

Plum Smoothie

This recipe has three ingredients: Plums, Ice and Sprite

Quick and Easy No Bake Oreo Ice Cream Pie

Quick and Easy No Bake Oreo Ice Cream Pie

This Oreo ice cream pie uses a no bake store bought Oreo pie crust and cookies and cream ice cream. Sometimes we need quick and easy

Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

Every summer we come up with a bucket list of activities. These are all activities that can round out long summer days. Summer is coming to an end and school is rapidly approaching. By the end of summer, we hope to have done all of the activities on our list:

  • Go Play Tennis
  • Put together a puzzle
  • Make a potato clock CLICK HERE
  • Kiwi Crate CLICK HERE
  • Camp in the backyard
  • Go play mini golf
  • Play croquet in the backyard
  • Play frisbee golf
  • Go to the movies
  • Make ice cream
  • Go out for cheeseburgers ( or BBQ at home)
  • Build a fort
  • Make dole whip
  • Painting class
  • Paint pottery
  • Twilight swim
  • Outdoor Jenga
  • Play games at basketball hoop
  • Play board games
  • Run thru the sprinkler
  • Play with water guns/water balloons
  • Play card games
  • Go to an old-fashioned soda fountain
  • Get Italian gelato
  • Science Experiment book CLICK HERE
  • Cook something from a cookbook
  • Play Legos
  • Visit a museum
  • Take dinner to the swimming pool
  • Go to an arcade/pizza
  • Go on a long bike ride
  • Have a picnic
  • Make peach cobbler
  • Go out for breakfast
  • Make snow cones

Saturday Morning Farmers Market

Saturday Morning Farmers Market

A fun activity to remember to do is the Saturday Morning Farmers Market. The whole family always enjoys this and it offers an inspiring morning outing that gets everyone moving. It supports local products and gets fresh produce into the house. Tips for the Farmers 

Summer S.T.E.M Activity Kiwi Crate

Summer S.T.E.M Activity Kiwi Crate

This summer we have been receiving a subscription box from Kiwi Crate. The activities range from arts & crafts, explore & discover, play and learn, STEM, and the science of cooking. My son is 9 and we have been receiving the Tinker Crate. These kits include materials to build creative innovative stem projects along with additional information on the subject built. We just completed our 4th crate which was a drip irrigation system.

I asked my son when we finished the last crate if he would like to continue getting Kiwi Crate and his answer was… YES!!

If I can get my son to want to do a science activity once a month, that says a lot about the research and planning Kiwi Crate invests in their products.

To learn more about Kiwi Crate and their subscription boxes visit http://www.kiwico.com

Ligurian Pesto

Ligurian Pesto

Pesto

Course dinner
Cuisine Italian

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 cup parmesean cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 pine nuts
  • 1 lb Trofie style pasta noodles

Instructions
 

  • blend all ofthe ingredients ( except noodles} in a Vitamix blender
  • Cook 1 pound Trofie noodles, drain, and toss with the fresh pesto

Notes

In the Ligurian Region of Italy is where Pesto originated. It is always served on Trofie Style noodles