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5 minute Snow Ice Cream

snow ice cream

When life gives you snow you make ice cream right? It’s a nice way to treat yourself after breaking a sweat struggling to stuff your kids into their snowpants and jackets and arguing with them why they need a hat and gloves. All that work only for them to run outside and play for 5 minutes, you deserve something sweet.  And I suppose the little ones like it too!

Using only 4 ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen, this is the easiest recipe to make your own snow ice cream.

Ingredients:

  • Fresh snow (I used about 6 cups)
  • 1/3 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 cup Milk
  • dash of Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

Directions:

  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together all of your non-snow ingredients. Throw in the fridge while you go gather your snow.

making snow ice cream

making snow ice cream

  • Next, go outside and fill a large mixing bowl with snow. Your kids can help you with this part.

making snow ice cream

  • Bring your snow inside and immediately stir into your mixture you made earlier. Keep adding more snow until you get a scoopable ice cream consistency. I used about 6 cups. (You may need more snow depending on how light it is)

making snow ice cream

  • Scoop into dishes to serve or store in an air-tight container in your freezer for later. We prefer ours with sprinkles and in our PJs!

snow ice cream

snow ice cream

snow ice cream

0 In Easter/ holidays/ kids

25 Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Easter is a little less than 3 weeks away and it’s time to start shopping for your little’s Easter baskets. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably looking for some non-candy Easter basket ideas. (Let’s be honest, the last thing a mama wants are her kids all hopped up on sugar and candy). 

 I have gathered a list of some of my favorite Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas.  From fun activities to crafts and spring apparel, there are some really cute ideas that won’t have your kids hopping around on a sugar binge. Check them out below.
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Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Hatch and Grow Eggs

Bubbles

Easy to grab egg crayons 

Mess free coloring books 

Sticker books

Puzzles 

Sidewalk chalk

Books

Non Toxic Peel off Nail Polish 

Pool float 

Hooded beach towel 

Sand toys 

Bathing suit

Flip flops/water shoes

Sunglasses

Hat

Balls

Butterfly growing kit

Fairy garden kit

Dig it up dinosaur eggs

Bathtub fingerpaint

Catch and Count fishing game 

LEGOs

Play Doh eggs

Egged on game

So there you have it. I hope this post is helpful as you start gathering ideas for your kids Easter baskets. You can pin this post for later and share with your friends to give them some non candy Easter basket ideas too!

Hope you enjoy the holiday, and I know I plan on having at least one Reese’s egg (or two!)

non candy easter basket ideas