Grandchildren and Pancakes Want to have fun with your grandchildren in the kitchen? Put them to work. They’ll love it. Choose pancakes to make with them. They can stir the ingredients you’ve added to a bowl and pour the pancake mixture onto a griddle. I made a stack of pancakes with small squares of eggs for my two little granddaughters. The three-year-old loved pouring the mix onto the griddle. Sometimes you can get little ones to eat things (like eggs) they won’t normally eat if you make it fun. A Pinterest picture of a stack of pancakes gave me an idea. Stack egg squares aroundRead More →

Take Time Out for a Picnic Summer is speeding by – one reason for a picnic. It’s August 23rd already. Like lightning, July and August days have flashed by for me, so much that I took a hiatus from blogging. But that didn’t stop this Grandmother Grummy from fun creativity, summer picnic with the grands included. Inspirational hospitality ideas pop up sometimes from the most unexpected ways – like planning an impromptu picnic indoors on a hot, humid day. More about picnic food later. But for the moment, let me assure you that if life has interrupted your blogging routineRead More →