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Homemade Fruit Leather Recipe

Homemade Fruit Leather Recipe

Our 4-year-old is begging for sweet snacks these days, so we set out to make a homemade fruit leather (like a fruit roll-up), made with real fruit and no added sugars. We pulled from what we had on hand–some blackberries picked from our own backyard and frozen last summer, some peaches from a nearby farm,…

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By BarefootMama, March 2, 2020
Homemade Playdough

Homemade Playdough

We were having a bit of a hard week when someone close whispered this bit of advice: Do something special, one of those things you have always wanted to do with her but never have the chance. Enter, homemade playdough. It’s quick, it’s easy, it’s fun. We had an hour before lunch and nap time,…

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By BarefootMama, May 22, 2018
German “Puffy” Pancake

German “Puffy” Pancake

Every day, she troops out to the barn to collect eggs. “Pick eggs? Pick eggs?” she pleads. She carries them back to the house so proud and, mostly, reverent in her task. Truly, she’s only broken one or two (like when she excitedly shows Daddy her find by knocking them together like rocks…). “Make eggs?…

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By BarefootMama, May 3, 2018
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