Idea Exchange: October 29th – November 2nd

Monday, October 29th:

TODAY IS: Pancakes, Oatmeal, Red Cross founded, Basketball Coaches

Today we talked about the Apron Recipe contest, favorite candy through the decades, and the different kinds of sweet potatoes. Recipes shared: Apple Muffins, Apple Pudding and Cranberry Pecan Quick Bread (Apron contest entries) as well as: Savory Roasted Chickpeas, Black Bean Chocolate Chunk Brownies, Creamy Squash and Bean Soup and Spiced Sweet Potato Sticks.

Tuesday, October 30th:

GRANDPA MAGIC: 116 EASY TRICKS, AMAZING BRAINTEASERS AND

SIMPLE STUNTS TO WOW THE GRANDKIDS, Allan Zola Kronzek

From a professional magician and New York Times bestselling author, 116  tricks, stunts, and brainteasers that will engage the grandchildren and provide giggles, jaw-dropping awe , and wonderful memories. 
Guaranteed to make grandparenting even more fun, Grandpa Magic is sure to entertain—and crack up— the grandkids. From the old pull-a-quarter-from-behind-a-kid’’s-ear trick and “removing your thumb” to card tricks, stunts for the dinner table, and verbal puzzles that surprise and delight, there’s something for everyone. Step-by-step illustrations make them easy to learn.
TODAY IS: Candy Corn, Devil’s Night, Haunted Refrigerator

 

Recipes: Chicken and Mushroom Casserole, Swedish Meatballs, Frosted Pumpkin Bread,

 

Wednesday, October 31st:

TODAY IS: Caramel Apple, Halloween, Frankenstein, Books for Treats, Knock-Knock Jokes, Magic

Recipes: Owl Pretzels, BBQ Chicken Wings, Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes with Creamy Butter Frosting, Chili Con Carne, Chicken Barley Soup and Chocolate Marshmallow Candy

 

Thursday, November 1st:

TODAY IS: National French Fried Clams, All Saints, Authors, Day of the Dead, Family Literacy, World Aids, Men Make Dinner

Recipes: Rich Hot Chocolate, Hot Mulled Wine, Beef and Potato Stir-Fry, Shrimp Salad, BBQ Pulled Beef Sandwiches, corn Pudding with Bacon, Chicken Supreme.

 

Friday, November 2nd:

TODAY IS: Deviled Eggs, All Souls, Name your Car, Look for Circles

Recipes today; Beef Cheddar Onion Sandwiches, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins, Blonde Brownies with Walnuts, French Onion Soup, Best Ever Chili