Idea Exchange: May 21st – May 25th

Monday, May 21st:

TODAY IS: Strawberries and Cream, Neighbor, US Red Cross founded, Waiter/Waitress, Armed Forces

I shared Rummage Sale tips because this weekend is the City Wide Sale in Beaver Dam and few other communities. Also shared tips on the benefical insects in the garden. Recipes: Red/White/and Blue Cheesecake Tortelettes, Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza, Angel Fruit Trifle and Pink Champagne Cake.


Tuesday, May 22nd:

TODAY IS: Vanilla Pudding, Toothpaste Tube, Buy a Musical Instrument, Maritime Day

The Chocolate Festival in Burlington, WI is this weekend and we gave away 2 packs of tickets. We also talked about the cake that most popular the year you were born, Uses of vinegar in the garden and shared these recipes: Jam Bars, Glazed Carrots, Lemon Bars, Root Beer Float Cupcakes, Grilled Asparagus in Dill Butter, Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries.


Wednesday, May 23rd:

TODAY IS: Taffy, Pickles, Lucky Penny, Sea Turtle, World Turtle




Thursday,  May 24th:

TODAY IS: Escargot, Tiara, Brothers, Scavenger Hunt, Mary Had a LIttle Lamb, Morse Code (1844)

“THE LOCAL DISH-with BEAVER DAM PIGGLY WIGGLY. We will be “grillin'” and you can watch the program at!

We talked about finding pennies (and my “dimes from Dad”), end of school party/celebration ideas, and shared the following recipes: Krsipe Freezer Treats, Best BBQ Chicken Ever, Grandma’s Taffy, Mixed Berry Rhubarb Crumble Cake.


Friday, May 25th:

TODAY IS: wine, Brown Bag It, Missing children, Sing Out, Tap Dance, Star Wars birthday-released in 1977

We talked about tap dancing, tomato plants and my gardening skills (or lack of!), Memorial Day, Flag Etiquette and cooking with wine tips. Recipes: Pineapple coconut Dump Cake, Mandarin Orange Pie, Breakfast Pizza, Lovin’ Onions, Rhubarb Bars