For Kids

Jello Worms


  • 6 ounces raspberry or grape flavor gelatin
  • 100 plastic straws
  • 1 empty, cleaned 1-quart milk or orange juice carton to hold straws
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 3 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 12-15 drops green food coloring waxed paper


  1. In a bowl, put the gelatins and pour boiling water.
  2. Mix the water and the gelatine until it’s perfectly even.
  3. Cool approx 20 mins, until tepid.
  4. Pull the straws to maximum length and place them upside down in the container.
  5. Cover them with a band to make sure they stay together.
  6. Mix the gelatin with cream and food coloring.
  7. Fill the straws.
  8. Cool approx 9 hrs until the gelatin is firm.
  9. Move the straws from the container and separate them.
  10. Put every 3 straws in hot water for 2 secs.
  11. Separate the worms from the straws with your hands.
  12. Put the worms on baking sheets and cool for 2 hrs.

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Hot chocolate Cups





  • 6 ounces chocolate
  • 1/2 ounces coffee
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1 package instant pudding
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Cinnamon



For the cups-

Melt the chocolate and butter over hot water (double pot) while adding the coffee.  once the mix is nice and even, remove and let chill for a while.

Like in the image, dip balloons into the chocolate mix and let dry on a baking paper.  Refrigerate.

For the fillings-

  1. In a bowl, beat the whipping cream, milk and instant pudding until getting a firm texture.
  2. Fill the previously made cups with the filling.
  3. Top with cinnamon.




Eggs for breakfast sandwiches

A very cool idea I saw on pinterest which I followed to Amy’s blog.

Thanks Amy!