It is finally Friday. We have had a bit of a dreary, rainy week. Frankly, the break in the weather this week has been a blessing. The boys spent their mornings out on the soccerfields at their favorite soccer camp. I think it is their little peace of heaven here on earth.
Here are my handsome players!
Since it is Friday, I must share a recipe for a perfect summer treat. This is a special recipe for all of your kids or grand kids. It is perfect for hot, steamy weather.
ICE CREAM in a Bag
Ingredients and Supplies Needed:
sandwich-size zipper bag
1/2 cup whole milk
1 Tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
gallon-size zipper bag
ice (fill gallon bag halfway)
6 Tablespoons rock salt
1. Combine milk, sugar, and vanilla in small zipper bag and seal tightly.
2. Add the rock salt to the large bag of ice.
3. Place the small sealed bag inside the large bag and seal.
4. Send the kids outside and have them shake their bag for about 5 minutes.
This is a perfect activity right after a nice day at the pool.
Even my 4 year old made her own ice cream.
And, sometimes they are so excited to enjoy their special treat that there is no time to even bother with a bowl.
(Truth be told, it tastes a lot like "ice milk," but it has still been a hit around here.)
“Poop on Jelly” is what Bruiser used to lovingly ask for at mealtime. For us, it sums up both the bitterness and sweetness that life has to offer. It is through our faith in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, that we are able to stop and count our blessings each and every day. This is our life…