Mini Pepper Guacamole Dippers

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Miniature anything is fun for kids. Dipping anything is fun for kids. Ergo here is the perfect summer snack!

Whip up a batch of your family’s favorite guacamole – anything from mild to spicy. For my picky preschooler, this is sometimes just as simple as squeezing a little lime juice into freshly mashed avocado. Sometimes we get a little fancier.

Big kids can dip mini bell peppers right into the guac. Slice the peppers into strips for smaller kids.

Kids don’t like guacamole? Try stuffing the mini pepper halves with non-dairy cream cheese instead.

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Happy dipping!

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DIY Chalkboard Planters

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Chalkboard paint is practically like magic – paint a coat over just about anything, and soon you have a chalkboard surface.

We had plans to plant flowers and herbs in pots on our back patio, so it was the perfect excuse to break out the chalkboard paint!

You could either make a big stripe to be the label…

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…or do as Travis did and paint the whole pot.

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We decided this large surface would be great for drawing in pictures of the plants with chalk, in addition to simply writing their names.

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Let dry overnight, then use chalk to write in the name of whatever will be in your pots. Happy planting!

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