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‘Crafts’ Category

  1. Cooking with Kids


    November 14, 2014 by Jenny Lonnstam

    To kick off a fun holiday full of food preparation and to help encourage a happy healthy lifestyle, Polarn O. Pyret is launching our Festive Kitchen collection for the entire family. Find it online and in-stores from November 15th in the U.S. It’s the perfect holiday gift for your little sous chef and maybe yourself? PO.P wants everyone to play with their food this holiday season! On a more serious note, did you know cooking with your children has tons of benefits? Besides the awesome bonding time together, it’s also proven children who help in the kitchen eat healthier and have higher self esteem. It also provides an opportunity to discuss healthy foods while teaching food safety, basic math skills and other scientific observations. In …
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  2. Mother’s Day Breakfast


    May 11, 2013 by PO.P Press

    20120427__120505 erickson egg dishServe a tasty brunch surprise for Mom on Mother’s Day. It’s an easy overnight egg dish unlike anything you’ve probably ever tasted. Fresh apples and apple-chicken sausage are the ingredients that give it extra zip.

    Whether you set up a pretty breakfast-in-bed tray or make place settings for the whole family at your kitchen table, Mom will be thrilled with the celebration that focuses on her. Let the kids prepare this brunch entree with another adult the night before. There is cheese to shred, bread to cube and lots of eggs to crack – perfect jobs for junior chefs. You also might want to prep some fruit and berries as a side to the egg dish.

  3. Mothers Day Ideas


    May 9, 2013 by PO.P Press


    Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday. With busy spring schedules filling family calendars, it’s not too early to begin preparations to pamper Mom.

    Why not start her day by serving her a memorable breakfast in bed?

  4. We Love Grandparents


    May 7, 2013 by PO.P Press

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    We had a great time celebrating our cherished grandparents in our Edina Galleria store in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area over the weekend. Together with Donna Erickson of PBS’ Donna’s Day, Creative Kidstuff and the Edina Family Center, we hosted a fantastic line up of activities for grandparents and their grandchildren.

  5. Natural Easter Eggs


    March 29, 2013 by PO.P Press

    IMG_7735 YY LO50 OS 700Today we dyed Easter eggs using Glob’s Natural Easter Egg Coloring Kit. The kit comes with 3 colors (yellow, purple and blue), 3 compostable mixing cups and 3 small bamboo brushes. The dyes are made from herbs and plants, in this case, annatto, radish and cabbage.

  6. St. Patrick’s Party


    March 16, 2013 by PO.P Press

    IMG_4162 OS LO25 A couple of years ago, we had a play date on St. Patrick’s Day with my cousin and her children. They came bearing St. Patrick’s Day decor and Irish potato candy. The “potatoes” were delicious and were wrinkled and dimpled just like real potatoes! We had a little lunch, dessert, play time and craft time–all in all, a splendid little afternoon!

  7. Favorite Spring Crafts


    March 13, 2013 by PO.P Press

    219f7615607fWe love spring and all the excitement it brings for kids and parents who are willing to open their windows and venture out for more than a few minutes. Kids find so many things to do in the outdoors, but we found a few outdoor crafts that we wanted to share with you from Kiwi Crate. (Remember we’re doing a giveaway with them until Friday!)

  8. Påskris: Easter Trees


    March 11, 2013 by PO.P Press

    paskrisAround this time of year, the markets in Sweden are filled with birch branches topped with feathers. Since there is very little blooming anywhere near Sweden, Påskris (Swedish Easter Trees), provide some color in the streets and in homes.

  9. Meet Kiwi Crate


    March 6, 2013 by PO.P Press

    opening_boxWe love to make new friends!. Meet our friends at Kiwi Crate. For the next two weeks, we’ll be doing a giveaway with them, and we are excited to introduce you. Have you heard of them yet?

  10. Paint With Patterned Blocks


    February 28, 2013 by PO.P Press

    Painting with Patterned Blocks 1A couple of weeks ago, Avery used patterned blocks to paint on some Arches watercolor paper. The blocks were from this Melissa & Doug set and the paint was from Glob.