The McCleary Quadruplets

There is never a dull moment when you are raising quadruplets!

Tag Archive: cooking

Feb 04 2014

Making Cookies

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We all know our kiddos love to help in the kitchen and one of their favorite things to help with is cooking…especially when it comes to making cookies!  They love wearing their aprons and getting their hands dirty, but I think their favorite part is the end result.  But I have to say that is …

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Mar 17 2013

Happy Birthday Daddy!

IF

Wednesday was daddy’s birthday and since I was on spring break we spent the morning baking treats for him.  We made cupcakes for him and his coworkers and took him lunch.  The kids were very excited to visit daddy at his work.

While his cupcakes were cooking we made daddy birthday cards.

Daddy requested Taco …

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Feb 27 2013

Snowmageddon 2013 Take 2

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After last weeks snow storm aka snowmageddon 2013 that dumped a foot of snow in less than 24 hours we were not ready for more.  But winter storm Rocky (yes, they are naming winter storms now) had other plans.  I was already off 2 days last week from the first round of snow and with …

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Feb 22 2013

Snow Cream

eating the left over snow

Well today with us still being snow in I figured what better treat than to make some snow ice cream.  So I collected a big bowl of snow and looked up the recipe and we got to work.  It is pretty simple to make and the kids enjoyed making it.  Here is the recipe we …

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Feb 10 2013

Our little Chefs

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One of the kids favorite things to do around the house is to help cook.  They absolutely love adding ingredients, measuring, mixing, and of course sneaking bites.  I try to let them help whenever I can, but of course somethings they can not do.  Some times they help me one at a time and other …

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Dec 30 2012

Our very first Gingerbread house!

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I am proud to say that we actually built a gingerbread house this year!  It was a first for both the kids and myself.  Once I got the structure secure it was a lot of fun.  I was having problems with the sides falling over and such.  It was really driving me crazy!  …

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Dec 16 2012

Gluten Free Chex Mix

Gluten Free Chex Mix

As I promised a few months back I would be posting some of my favorite gluten free recipes.  I have found many online and some I have altered from the original recipe to make it gluten free.  It has been fun finding new recipes to try and tasty as well.  It also means I have …

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Dec 16 2012

Applesauce Ornaments

Cameron

One of my favorite activities I do at school every year is making applesauce ornaments.  This year I made sure we did it at home as well!  They are really simple to make and smell wonderful!  I made the dough ahead of time…I have learned that it can be pretty messy and so if I …

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Jun 05 2012

Cookies! Yummy!

IF

Last week we spent an afternoon making chocolate chip cookies.  The kids were very excited about making them because they knew when they were done they would get to eat some.  We measured all the ingredients and followed the directions on the back of the chocolate chip package.  We did make a bit of a …

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