Strawberry Milk Recipe & an Elephant & Piggie Party + a Giveaway!

I partnered with Disney-Hyperion for an Elephant & Piggie party, all opinions are my own. 

Sometimes it’s hard not to feel old. Like when you see young professionals entering the workforce and are convinced they are high schoolers. Or when you you realize that you grew up without the internet and cell phones. This same feeling struck me when I learned that Elephant & Piggie are celebrating their tenth anniversary this year. I swear it was just recently that I was reading these delightful “new” books to my two-year-old first born. That child, is now almost as tall a I am {and I’m not short!} and is on a constant campaign to have his own iPhone. Where the heck does time go? 

To ease my potential melancholy moment we decided to have a mini-party. That’s always the cure to too much reminiscing, right? Just create new memories! With a full Elephant & Piggie kit at our disposal, I decided to add a little colored fun into the mix by making my own strawberry milk. I’ve purchased strawberry milk before, but I was pleased with how easy it was to make our own. Of course, it’s not entirely healthy, but it is a fun way to add a little specialness to a particular moment. Be sure to checkout the recipe below. 

Strawberry Milk
Easy and delicious strawberry milk
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410 calories
66 g
39 g
10 g
17 g
6 g
652 g
259 g
31 g
0 g
4 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
652g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 410
Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g
15%
Saturated Fat 6g
31%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 39mg
13%
Sodium 259mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates 66g
22%
Dietary Fiber 2g
10%
Sugars 31g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A
19%
Vitamin C
124%
Calcium
61%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups milk,
  2. 1/2 cup fresh strawberries,
  3. 2 TBSP strawberry syrup
  4. 1/4 cup strawberry topping
Instructions
  1. 1. Place all ingredients in blender
  2. 2. Mix until smooth
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calories
410
fat
10g
protein
17g
carbs
66g
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My boys and I have enjoyed reading the Elephant & Piggie series throughout the years. The books as a whole are funny, sweet and highly entertaining.

Not familiar with Elephant & Piggie or the series of books? 

Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! A new beginning-reader series created by Mo Willems! Best friends Elephant and Piggie introduce kids to their favorite books – brought to life in original stories created by contemporary children’s book authors and illustrators.

Books in the Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! series:

  • The Cookie Fiasco by Dan Santat (2016)
  • We Are Growing! by Laurie Keller (2016)
  • The Good for Nothing Button by Charise Mericle Harper (2017)


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Here are our top 10 favorite Elephant & Piggie and/or Like Reading! selections. 

  • The Thank You Book
  • The Cookie Fiasco {this title sounds like an average day in my house}
  • We Are Growing!
  • ***NEW*** The Good for Nothing Button
    • By Charise Mericle Harper
    • Released May 2, 2017
    • Recommended for ages 4- 8

Yellow Bird has a button. It does . . . nothing! It is a good for nothing button.

Red Bird and Blue Bird are excited to try the button. But when they press it, they discover that the button makes them happy. Happy is something! A flabbergasted Yellow Bird insists the button does nothing. But it sure does seem to be making him mad. Mad is something!

The hilarious debate that follows takes readers on an emotional roller coaster that pokes at the power of imaginative play.

  • There is a Bird on Your Head!
  • Elephants Cannot Dance!
  • Let’s Go for a Drive!
  • I’m a Frog!
  • Waiting is Not Easy!

  • I Am Going!

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During our celebrations my youngest fellas had fun working on activity sheets and creating Elephant & Piggie lanterns

To learn more about all of these wonderful books connect by some or all of the following methods-

One lucky Mama Report reader will win a Celebrate 10 Years of Fun with Elephant & Piggie Prize Pack!!

this package includes:

  • The Good for Nothing Button
  • 4 books from the Elephant & Piggie series
  • Plus Elephant & Piggie stress balls and temporary tattoos!

Giveaway open to US addresses only. Prizing provided by Disney-Hyperion.

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Comments

  1. Jenny Q. says:

    I like The Good for Nothing button.

  2. Bianca Munoz says:

    The Good for Nothing Button!
    Thank you!

  3. Natalie says:

    The thank you book,

  4. Janet W. says:

    My favorite is Let’s Go For a Drive!

  5. We like There is a Bird on Your Friend

  6. I don’t have a favorite but this looks like a super cute series! I’d love to share these with my young nephew.

  7. I don’t have a favorite yet, but very cute books.

  8. Darlene Owen says:

    My favorite is the Elephants Cannot Dance!

  9. We Like There is a bird on your Friend

  10. courtney b says:

    we like elephants cannot dance 🙂

    thanks! xoxoxox

  11. Charlene S. says:

    Let’s Go for a Drive! looks like a fun one.

  12. I Really Like Ice Cream!

  13. Cheryl Chervitz says:

    I don’t know anything about this series, but I have 5 grandchildren who would love it.

  14. I don’t know what it’s called, but there’s one where Gerald really wants to take a nap and he thinks he keeps getting interrupted by Piggie.

  15. Jenny Stanek says:

    Elephants Cannot Dance!

  16. Jessica says:

    I like the Thank You Book.

  17. I don’t have a fav yet!

  18. We like Elephants cannot dance!

  19. I like “I Really Like Slop”.

  20. laura bernard says:

    Elephants can not dance!

  21. Melanie huttner says:

    We love the Thank You book!

  22. Laurajj says:

    Oh we have not read these yet, they look so good and funny!!! I think our favorite would be The Good For Nothing Button!

  23. Vicki Wurgler says:

    our favorite would be There Is A Bird On Your Head

  24. jeremy mclaughlin says:

    Elephants cannot dance.

  25. shirley says:

    Kids told me I’m a Frog is the best.

  26. Leah Shumack says:

    The Big Guy Took My Ball is my daughter’s favorite book!

  27. Crissie Woolard says:

    This is such a fun giveaway my. Favorite is I really love slop. Thanks so much

  28. There Is A Bird On Your Head!

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