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Quick & Easy After School Snacks

We really love trying new recipes and sharing them when we find something that we like. So we put together this video of two recipes that we love as well as a super easy snack that Karli loves to make on her own. She takes a banana and slices it into in half inch pieces, spreads peanut butter on a slice and then tops the peanut butter with another slice of banana. It makes a delicious protein filled treat that she can make on her own!

Here are the other recipes in the video as well as the links to the websites where we found them. Both of the websites have tons of other great recipes as well!

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Chunky Monkey Smoothie

*Found at No. 2 Pencil

1 1/2 cups of ice
2 ripe bananas
1/2 cup of plain greek yogurt
1 cup of skim milk
4 tablespoons of peanut butter – chunky or smooth
1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder
1-2 teaspoons of sugar – depending on sweetness of bananas

Add all of the ingredients together and blend until smooth.

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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Dip

*Found at 5 Minutes for Mom

1 8-oz block of Cream Cheese
½ cup of Plain Greek Yogurt
2 teaspoons of Ground Cinnamon
2-4 teaspoons of sugar or honey (sweetening to taste)
Apples, peaches or the fruit of your choice

Using a food processor, blender or mixer, combine the cream cheese and greek yogurt till smooth.
Add the cinnamon and blend.
Begin adding the sugar or honey, a teaspoon at a time till you reach your preferred level of sweetness. Stir well.
Serve with sliced apples, peaches, strawberries or the fruit of your choice.
To store: place in an air-tight container and refrigerate.

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Drawing more Characters

Karli was in charge of the vlog today… I had no idea she talked about her drawings the whole time again until it was time to edit! LOL!!

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Drawing the Dumb Ways to Die Characters

One take Sunday! We are sad to have Winter Break come to an end and have to return to work and school tomorrow :( Today Karli wanted to share with you some drawings she was working on.
QOTD – Do you play the game Dumb Ways to Die?

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DIY Pencil Pouch

Karli absolutely loved making this pencil pouch because she got to paint! Kiwi Crate, the makers of Doodle Crate and many other monthly subscription boxes, are offering you 60% off your first subscription to ANY of their monthly boxes – just use the code “HOLIDAY60” at check out. From now until December 2nd. You can still order after Dec 2nd, you just won’t get the discount.
Link to their website —— Doodle Crate/Kiwi Crate website.

Disclaimer: We received this Doodle Crate box in exchange for our review and video (we were not compensated). However, the link to Kiwi Crate is an affiliate link. Thank you.

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DIY Candy Jar

Karli got this really cute craft kit from Darby Smart. She got to use spray paint which of course she loved!
They have a bunch of different types of craft kits for kids and adults.. Holiday stuff, jewelry, etc…check out their website – Darby Smart!

Disclaimer: We received this kit from Darby Smart in exchange for sharing a video and giving our opinion on the kit. We were not compensated for this review.

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DIY Hair Clips

We loved this DIY Kids Craft Kit from Lullubee! It was a great project that we could do together…not too easy, yet not too hard. You can save 15% at using the code “family15” from now until December 15th. They have some really cute kits to pick from. Perfect Christmas or birthday gift!

Disclaimer: We received this craft kit from Lullubee in exchange for our honest feedback and to share their new line of kids crafts with our viewers. We were not compensated nor will we be compensated if anyone uses the coupon code. Thanks!