I used to love making Valentine crafts with the girls for their classmates. At eleven and twelve years old they feel that they are too ‘cool’ for this kind of thing but I found some great ideas that I wanted to share with you. I think that the friendship bracelets with tags are my favorite… Read more »
Are you looking for some indoor projects to do with the kids? We discovered an eye pleasing website created by a busy mum that has some great projects idea to enjoy with the kids during this chilly weather. Check out her 5 Coolest Sensory Crafts for your toddler.
Mac and I wish you a very Happy and Healthy New Year! We rang in the new year at home with a few friends plus our kids who are now old enough to be included in the celebration. Following a tradition from my childhood, the kids stood outside on the steps at midnight banging… Read more »
When the girls were little we used to make wrapping paper using kraft paper, badly handcarved potato stamps and paint. I would strip them down to their diapers in the kitchen and they would go to it. We have moved on to more sophisticated gift wrapping as the years have past but I do love… Read more »
I do not know a kid that doesn’t love a snow globe so give it a try… What you will need Any jar that seals Distilled water Liquid glycerin Glitter Figurines (little animals, cars, snowmen, trees, whatever you’d like in your snow globe) Hot glue gun or Gorilla Glue 1. Using the glue, attach… Read more »
I feel like the Chrismas season is so short this year… how about you? Our tree is up – all 13 feet of it – I am always worried that it will engulf our living room. Well it does, but in the perfect way! Time to start on the outside and this year my theme… Read more »
Our girls love to make gifts for each family member staying with us over the Christmas holiday. Mac’s family is large so this can be quite an undertaking! This year we are planning to beautifully package homemade candy. Milena, our designer, found this very cool website for the packaging of the fruits of our labors…. Read more »
Traditionally now is the time that I start bulbs for the holiday season. I purchase Amaryliss bulbs (they take about 6 weeks to bloom) from the Amaryliss Bulb Company and plant a couple now and a couple in about 3 weeks so that the blooms are staggered. I do the same for the Paperwhites so… Read more »