Monday, July 9, 2012

Epic FHE activity

Living up to the "-epic" part of our blog name... look what we made during family night!

Ice Cream!!!

Chris had never made home made ice cream before and decided that making some would be an awesome family night activity. He found a recipe online, bought some half & half and some rock salt, and we were set. Here's what it looked like when it was finished (minus the stuff we had already eaten...):

We just used a washed out jar of Adam's peanut butter to make it in, put it inside a big family canning can (about the size of a coffee can), and lined the inside space with ice and rock salt. then we put a towel down on the floor and rolled it back and forth between us to churn it.

While we were churn-rolling, Chris suddenly said, "Books of the Old Testament. Go!" And we traded off saying each book in order as we passed it back and forth. We had to churn the ice cream so much that we had named all the books in the Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, and Pearl of Great Price (we skipped the Doctrine and Covenants), and then did the first 5 scripture mastery scriptures in the Book of Mormon. 

What with all the food and fun, happiness abounded in the Machado home.