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Homemade Chocolatey No-Bake Granola Bar {recipe}

How to Make Homemade Chololatey No-Bake Granola Bars are easy, and as far as granola goes, taste heavenly.  That might just be because this recipe takes some of the “healthy” out and adds in a more sugar than some moms would like, but I don’t even care.  When I tasted this recipe that my sister made, I […]

Wordful Wednesday – Back to School 2013

Wordful Wednesday 411: Wordful Wednesday is like Wordless Wednesday, except WITH words. It’s for those of us that just cannot be wordless, no matter how much we try. Add my Wordful Wednesday badge to your post (right side bar under “WW”) if you really want to make me happy, and then add your post link to the […]

FREE Printables for Back to School

The first week of school is one of the best times to say THANK YOU to your kids teachers for all that they are about to do for your kids!  I always love to give my kids teachers a little something to let them know that I am thinking of them and that their efforts are not […]

Blonde Brownies {recipe}

If you are looking for a yummy Blonde Brownie Recipe that uses just few Ingredients then this is the recipe for you.  It just happens to disappear every time it gets made, and everyone raves about it when it gets brought to family functions.  This is my sister in laws recipe and it definitely gets my highest recommendation.  Blonde […]

Duct Tape Flower Pen – {DIY craft}

Making a Duct Tape Flower Pen is a DIY craft that is super easy, fun, and a favorite of tweens.  I love that they look fabulous being used  by anyone of any age.  Plus, it’s a great gift idea for just about any holiday!  Just customize the colors.  All you need is duct tape, scissors and a pen! […]

Sausage, Fennel and Cauliflower Soup {recipe}

How to Make Sausage, Fennel and Cauliflower Soup is easy, and I can’t tell you how delicious the soup is.  I’ve made this for my family on MANY occasions and taken it to various get togethers and it always gets good reviews.  The sausage adds the perfect “kick” of heat, and the fennel adds flavor that I […]

Irish Soda Bread Muffins {recipe}

How to Make Irish Soda Bread Muffins is super easy, and the perfect St. Patrick’s Day food.  The muffins hardly take any time and the result is worth the time and effort.   This hearty Irish Soda Bread Muffin Recipe uses golden raisins since they are golden in color and my kids won’t touch brown things (like traditional raisins […]

Printable Valentine {free printable}

How to give a cute Valentine just got easier with these free printable Valentines.  These free printable Valentine cards are perfect for the classroom, a friend, neighbor, family member or party.  You can attach them to candy or a gift or just give them alone.  There are six adorable printable Valentine cards to choose from so you are not […]

Easy Strawberry Mango Freezer Jam {recipe}

How to Make Strawberry Mango Freezer Jam is super easy as far as jam making goes.  It hardly takes any time and the result is well worth the time and effort.    This Easy Strawberry Mango Freezer Jam Recipe uses Sure-Jell Pectin, Strawberries, Mangos and sugar.  The resulting jam is beautiful to look at and tastes really divine.  My […]

Vanilla Chex Mix {recipe}

How to Make Vanilla Chex Mix looks easier than it actually is.  Maybe I’m just deficient in the art of chex mix making, but it’s a messy business and those Chex pieces are harder to cover than they seem.  On the upside, it’s a treat that looks super cute and tastes really yummy.    This Vanilla Chex […]

2012-A Year in Review

2012 was a year in which a specific shift in focus was made here on Seven Clown Circus.  My site was originally started as a personal blog about my five small children and the happenings in my family.  Over the years as they’ve grown and become more aware of the public nature of my blog […]

Easy Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese

How to Make Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese is easy peasy.  The prep time is minimal if you buy pre-shredded cheese, and the end result is delicious.  My family LOVES this recipe, although I have to warn you that it tastes better than it looks.  I like that this recipe is pretty versatile.  You can use whatever macaroni […]

Holiday Traditions: Discover Four New Family Holiday Traditions!

Celebrate the season with four family holiday traditions that are sure to make your holidays merry and bright. Let’s uncover holiday traditions fit for the whole family this year! Four Family Holiday Traditions to Start This Year  There’s no better time than the holidays to start new family traditions. Don’t let this year’s holidays be […]

Peppermint Sugar Scrub {homemade gift idea}

Peppermint Sugar Scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin!  Plus, they are the perfect holiday homemade gift!  Sugar Scrubs are one of the best gifts ever!  They are my new latest craze {as you know} and after the recent success of my Lemon Sugar Scrub for Mother’s Day gifts, my Coffee Sugar […]

How to Make a Magazine Christmas Tree

Making a Magazine Christmas Tree is a DIY craft that is super easy, cheap {or free} and perfect for the holidays!  It’s a fabulous way to recycle magazines, especially all the holiday catalogs that start stacking up this time of year.  All it takes is a few folds of the magazine pages and eventually you have a perfectly […]

Pomegranate Jelly Recipe {How to}

How to Make Pomegranate Jelly is NOT easy peasy.  It’s time consuming and definitely pricey if you don’t have a pomegranate tree.  But, it can be an enjoyable way to spend the day if you get together with friends and make the jelly making process into a party!  This Pomegranate Jelly Recipe uses Sure-Jell Pectin, […]

Halloween Candy Bouquet {free printable}

Halloween Candy Bouquets are not only fun to look at, they are fun to eat, too.  Halloween Candy Bouquets are the perfect Halloween Decoration and gift idea, so they do double duty!  They aren’t super inexpensive to make since you do have to buy all the candy plus a few extra supplies, but I think […]

Wordful Wednesday – Back to School 2012

Wordful Wednesday 411: Wordful Wednesday is like Wordless Wednesday, except WITH words.  It’s for those of us that just cannot be wordless, no matter how much we try.  Add my Wordful Wednesday badge to your post (right side bar under “WW”) if you really want to make me happy, and then add your post link […]

Peach Fruit Roll-ups Plus {School Lunch Organization}

In my effort to make school lunches more edible, more diverse, and more healthy for my kids for the upcoming scholastic year, I’ve joined forces with a few of my favorite blogging mamas for a month-long online lunch challenge.  Today’s challenge?  How to get organized.   Today’s recipe?  Homemade Fruit Roll-ups. I’m all about organization […]

Nutella Buttermilk Waffles – {first day of school breakfast}

I always try to make something special for breakfast on the first day of school and since my kids really love Nutella, I thought Nutella Waffles might be a hit for the first day of school 2012.  I found a recipe on My Cookbook Addiction that I modified a bit for the following result:  Nutella […]

Strawberry Sugar Scrub Recipe {homemade gift idea}

Strawberry sugar scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin!  Homemade scrubs are one of the best gifts ever!  They are my new latest craze {as you know} and after the recent success of my Lemon Sugar Scrub for Mother’s Day gifts, my Coffee Sugar Scrub for Teacher Appreciation, and […]

How to Make Whipped Cream – {homemade}

There is nothing quite like homemade whipped cream to top a fresh dessert.  Anyone who has had it will tell you how delightful it is, and they are right.  What they probably won’t tell you is how easy it is to make.  It really only requires 3 ingredients, a mixer (you do not want to […]

Paint Chip Gift Wrap – {embellishment}

Paint chip crafts are my latest greatest craze (next to sugar scrubs) and I’m not alone.  Using paint chip samples in crafty and unique ways instead of just throwing them away  are a great way to make use of the gorgeous array of colors that paint companies put together on swatches of paper to help us choose just […]

Oranges & Apple Sugar Scrub Recipe {homemade gift idea}

Oranges and Apple sugar scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin!  Homemade scrubs are one of the best gifts ever!  They are my new latest craze {as you know} and after the recent success of my Lemon Sugar Scrub for Mother’s Day gifts, my Coffee Sugar Scrub for Teacher […]

Raspberry Sugar Scrub Recipe {homemade gift idea}

Raspberry sugar scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin!  Homemade scrubs are one of the best gifts ever!  They are my new latest craze {as you know} and after the recent success of my Lemon Sugar Scrub for Mother’s Day gifts, my Coffee Sugar Scrub for Teacher Appreciation, and […]

Vegan Enchiladas {recipe}

I’m not a vegetarian and I don’t particularly like enchiladas {or tofu}, but my husband made some vegan enchilada’s the other night that knocked my socks off.  They were seriously the best enchiladas I’ve ever had and they were not just vegetarian, they were vegan.  Made with a variation of The Happy Herbivore’s Smokey Black […]

Cherry Sugar Scrub Recipe {homemade gift idea}

Cherry sugar scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin!  Homemade scrubs are one of the best gifts ever!  They are my new latest craze {as you know} and after the recent success of my Lemon Sugar Scrub for Mother’s Day gifts, and my Coffee Sugar Scrub for Teacher Appreciation […]

Learning to Say No {finding balance}

May is a super busy month for me. I always forget quite how busy it is until it’s upon me and I’ve over extended myself and I want to take back all the yeses for things that I’ve committed to that I really should have thought twice about. There’s end of year parties and field […]

Coffee Sugar Scrub Recipe {homemade gift idea}

Coffee sugar scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin!  Homemade scrubs are one of the best gifts ever!  They are my new latest craze and after the recent success of my Lemon Sugar Scrub for Mother’s Day gifts I decided that a Coffee Scrub for Teacher Appreciation was the […]

2011: A Year in Review

Nothing like publishing a year in review post 2 weeks after the New Year, right? These Year in Review posts that I do are always fun for me because it’s a great opportunity for me to see what my monthly highlights were.  Heavens know I can’t remember!  2011 found me busier than ever, but not […]

Back to School Means, well, Back to School. For All of Us.

  My kids go back to school in a few short days.  This is the first year that all of my children will be going to school full day.  {Gulp!}  It’s also the only year that ALL of my children will be at the same school.  I could do cartwheels over this fact alone, if […]

When My Child Grows Up, I think He/She’ll Be a…….

I attended an awards ceremony at school recently for #3. One of the teachers giving out a few awards said things like, “Jimmy is our future Scientist. He excels at all things science based.” “Andrea is our future Astronaut. She loves to study space”. It got me thinking, “Where do my children’s strengths and abilities […]