Remember These?

I have such fond memories of watching my teacher use a felt board to tell a story.  LOVED it so much.  Gathering around her and finding a comfy spot to watch the story unfold. Always wanted to get some to play with as a kid but never did, seemed like a teacher “exclusive” item. I […]

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Homemade Valentine’s Day Cards

This year I was invited to a Valentine’s Card making get-together and had so much fun that I had one for the women in my family, that was also a blast. When it came time to think about the kids Valentine’s cards this year, it was a no brainer that they would make homemade ones […]

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Easy Tie Dye Shirts

I have always loved tie-dyed shirts, loved them.  Bright bursts of color splashed on a sparkling white tee.  Pretty!  I have wanted to make one for ever but just felt like it would be hard.  Until recently. I came across a spray bottled tie dye kit, it looked easy enough so I had to try it. We bought 3 white […]

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A Blessing in Disguise

I guess one thing about blessings in disguise, you don’t always see them right away. Last summer and fall my husband was unemployed, looking for work. I had the opportunity to increase my hours at work and my husband became the primary caregiver during the day. At the time I never truly stopped to think […]

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Boys Love This Craft… R2D2!

My boys are crazy for Star Wars, they love it!  I just picked up the box set of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi for them for Christmas.  It was one of their lightning deals for only $22! Recently, I came across a crafts section of the Star Wars website. […]

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A Hit with Kids, Fun Candy Activity

Preston enjoying Latkes – Last weekend we were invited to a Jewish Festival to celebrate Hannakah.  It was a fun opportunity to engage another culture.  The music, food, people were all great! They had plenty of activities for the children, all of them were fun but one in particular had me very excited.  It was […]

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2 Ways We are Celebrating Advent

I have been looking around the web for ideas to celebrate Advent.  In addition to a cute book we purchased a couple of years ago, I wanted another way to add some more fun. The book is the Usbourne Advent Nativity Book.  It features 24 really detailed cardboard cutouts and a story.  You read a […]

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Fun with Lunch – Muffin Tin Inspiration

Lunch.  Lunch can become boring for kids and they become uninterested and picky.  At least that is what has happened to my kiddies.  While browsing blogs I came across 2 really cute blogs FULL of ideas on making fun lunches.  They are: Muffin Tin Mom and Lunch in a Box; Building a Better Bento Inspired by […]

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