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01 Jun, 2012

Father’s Day “dinner” idea?

Posted by andrea tomkins in: File under crafty|Publishing/writing/career stuff

This week’s activity over at Canadian Family Magazine is probably the only way little kids can prepare a full dinner on their own: whether they’re making steak and potatoes and a chopped salad for dad, raw fish and berries for a friendly grizzly, or a serving of green slime alphabet soup for a visiting alien. Go see for yourself. It’s a great rainy day activity, perfect for a soggy weekend!

Happy Friday everyone!


1 Response to "Father’s Day “dinner” idea?"

1 | Katie B. of HousewifeHowTos.com

June 3rd, 2012 at 4:50 pm

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That’s adorable! My son found the speed dial listings on my cell phone to order pizza or Chinese food and now offers “to cook”.

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