Honolulu Family - Holiday 2016

Make It: Ring In the New Year Bread

Photo: Karen DB PhotographyDon't have time to make your own dough? Pick up refrigerated doughs at the supermarket and sculpt away! Kids will cheer for fresh-baked bread when it comes with strawberry and cinnamon spreads. Ingredients: 1 package active yeast 1…

Make It: Star Tiara

Photo: Karen DB PhotographyTip: Use glitter cardstock or scrapbook paper to avoid spills. A photo finish for 2019! Every child will shine in a D.I.Y. crown. Materials: Felt star stickers in various sizes. We found ours at Ben Franklin’s Silver glitter…

Keiki Treat: Snowmen Marshmallows

Snowmen marshmallows Ingredients: Marshmallows Rainbow chip crunch sprinkles Pumpkin mix sprinkles  Instructions: Cut a marshmallow in half. This will allow it to float on the cocoa without flipping over. Dip the cut end in powdered sugar so it won't stick…

Keiki in the Kitchen: Christmas Tree Pancakes

Photo: David Croxford Kids will flip over these tiny, tasty stacks of pancake trees–especially when you add a DIY bar of festive sprinkles. Go Natural Juice kale, spinach or other leafy greens for a non-artifical food dye. Or run the…

Recipe: Snowball Cookies

Snowball cookies Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more if needed 1/4 teaspoon salt Powdered sugar for rolling Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line cookie sheets with…

Hawai‘i Kids Who Have Overcome

Photo: Karen DB PhotographyLeft: Jillian Madanay with her mom, Lauri. Right: Daniel Lau with his sister, Clara, and mom, Noelle. As a parent, we know that every child will deal with challenges. We can prepare for academic trouble, friend drama…