M Makes Rice Krispy Treats…
We’ve been in this hotel for 5 nights now and have one week left. We’ve made multiple toy runs to Target, visited dozen’s of playgrounds, we even walked around the parking lot and counted how many red car’s we saw.
It doesn’t help that I’m only allowed to stay on my feet for 20 minutes at a time.
We needed to change things up a bit. M loves helping me cook. Since we’re limited to this tiny stove top, I new rice krispy treats would be perfect.
We took a trip to the grocery store and bought the necessary ingredients listed on the cereal box.
While I melted the butter and marshmallow’s on the stove top, M scooped the cereal. She actually listened to me when I said only 5 scoops. 🙂
Once the marshmallow’s were melted and had cooled off a bit, I poured the marshmallow’s into the pan and told her to stir away. This is when the fun started. I would say she stirred for a solid 20 minutes.
Once the words “All Done” came out of my mouth, this happened…
I took the pan away, but the spoon was all hers. She had so much fun 🙂
Now we just need to figure out what to do today 🙂
Have a great weekend everyone!
Heated pool…put sunscreen on…
What a great idea!
By the way, the pictures of your daughter absolutely melt my heart.
I just recently found your site, and I love it! I am really enjoying playing “catch-up” to your previous posts. M is just precious!
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I love that you still managed to bake with M despite being in hotel right now. Hope you are feeling good and getting the rest you need! It will all be worth it in the end:-)
So cute!! What a fun activity. I remember the first time I made rice crispy treats with my sisters and cousin – we all couldn’t wait for it to harden and also licked the spoon clean!
Talk about making the most of what you have! Also, I feel like M gets cuter every time I visit your blog.
Awww, sweetest kitchen aid ever! I’m glad y’all’s hotel time is winding down– I know you must be SO ready to be in an actual house!
How precious! Looks like someone is going to be an awesome cook like her mommy!
Too cute! The spoon after rice krispie treat mixing is the best 🙂 Hope you’re not circling the parking lot too many times today!
And that, my friend, is what it’s all about! Nothing says fun like sticky marshmallows and rice cereal! Sorry for the cramped quarters. Not much longer. I hope you have a great weekend Estela!
you’re pregnant, you JUST MOVED, you’re unpacking, you’re pregnant and you are cooking with your 3 yr old?
you CLEARLY get Mother of the Year Award, and I…do not! She looks adorable and you have nerves of steel. I’d be uttering, stop spilling sticky pieces everywhere honey!
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