Marshmallow Madness: Homemade Honey Marshmallows

Did Jesus eat honey? Honey was the sweetener of the day when Jesus walked the earth, and He would’ve eaten it often. I’ve wanted to make my own marshmallows for some time, and now that I’ve found a recipe for a healthy version made with honey (only 4 simple ingredients and twenty minutes!) it seemsContinue reading “Marshmallow Madness: Homemade Honey Marshmallows”

Marshmallow Madness: The Marshmallow Test

“Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.”  Philippians 2:3-4 How can twenty sticks of spaghetti, tape, string, and one marshmallowContinue reading “Marshmallow Madness: The Marshmallow Test”

Marshmallow Madness: Needs vs. Wants

“Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, “I will never fail you. I will never abandon you.”  Hebrews 13:5 There is a difference between needs and wants.  Gather around a table, and place a few carrots, cucumbers or other healthy snacks in front of each family member.  In theContinue reading “Marshmallow Madness: Needs vs. Wants”

Marshmallow Madness: One Thing

” A certain ruler asked Jesus a question, “Good teacher,” he said, “what must I do to receive eternal life?”     “Why do you call me good?”, Jesus answered. “No one is good except God. You know what the commandments say. ‘Do not commit adultery. Do not commit murder. Do not steal. Do not be aContinue reading “Marshmallow Madness: One Thing”

Marshmallow Madness: Gifts of Honor

  “Every good gift and perfect gift is from above” James 1:17 Christmas is coming and I’m sure children everywhere are hoping and praying for their favorite gifts. Let’s take this week to discuss showing Honor as a gift to others. Honor is so important, because it determines how we do things. How we relateContinue reading “Marshmallow Madness: Gifts of Honor”

Marshmallow Madness: Christmas Nativity Snack

“Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people” -Luke 2:10 This week I’d like to highlight Focus On The Family Canada. This is an excellent free online resource for all things parenting, but it also has links to relevant articles and audio clips on everything from marriage toContinue reading “Marshmallow Madness: Christmas Nativity Snack”

Marshmallow Madness: The Desires of Our Heart

This week: The Desires of Our Heart “Delight yourself also in the Lord, And He shall give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4 Using colored mini-marshmallows, let children arrange them on a non-stick baking sheet in any way they like, as long as they’re touching. I recommend using parchment or wax paper. TheyContinue reading “Marshmallow Madness: The Desires of Our Heart”

Marshmallow Madness: Plan Ahead

Marshmallow Madness Cheap and Easy Family Fun! Spend 20 minutes each week passing on your faith and values to your children. I know we all –myself included– have the best intentions, but get washed away in the flood of “to-do’s”, don’t we?! No longer! I have the solution: just buy a few bags of marshmallows,Continue reading “Marshmallow Madness: Plan Ahead”