Friday, September 11, 2009

The Flies and the Aesop Fable

A number of flies were attracted to a jar of honey which had been overturned and placing their feet in it, ate greedily.

While eating, however, they became so smeared with the honey that they could not use their wings, nor release themselves, and they soon died.

As they were dying, they exclaimed, "O foolish creatures that we are, for the sake of a little pleasure we have destroyed ourselves."

Moral: Pleasure bought with pains, hurts_or_Too much of a good thing can be bad.

Both of these recipes are really simple and great for younger children.

No Bake Honey Crispies

1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup honey
1-1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chocolate or multicolored sprinkles

Place a sheet of waxed paper on a cookie sheet so cookies won't stick.
Combine powdered sugar, honey and peanut butter in a medium bowl.
Stir until mixed well.
Stir in cereal and raisins.
Using hands, shape mixture into 1-inch balls.
Roll balls in sprinkles and place on a cookie sheet.
Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Cookies should feel firm when touched.
Serve right away or place in tightly covered container and store in refrigerator

Honey Banana Breakfast Blast

this is a cute song about Honey Cakes, it's also a recipe!

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