Our Junior Girl Scouts are in the middle of earning their detective badge. One of our requirements was to investigate different materials using a magnifying glass and I thought it would be cheaper and more fun to make our own.
This was a fun post to write because goodness, there are some creative people out there doing some really cool stuff with their kids. St. Patrick’s Day science? Yeah, man!
We finished reading On the Banks of Plum Creek earlier this fall. It’s one of my favorites in the “Little House” series, and certainly has my favorite Christmas stories of any of the books. There are three Christmas chapters — early on in the book, Mary and Laura agree to give up their Christmas presents so that […]
I received compensation for this post as part of my relationship with the Quality Blue Community. All opinions expressed are my own. Eight years ago, we moved 1100 miles — away from family and friends and the state where my husband and I were born and grew up. We now have friends here in Colorado […]
I’m not gonna sing it. I promise. Not going to ask if you want to build a snowman. But if you did…well, these guys are pretty cute and tasty.
I’m doing it again. Combining forces with some creative, fun bloggers to bring you ideas for celebrating the holidays with your children. Hundreds of ideas. For cooking, crafting, gift-making — all kinds of stuff.
Thanks to Barnes & Noble for sponsoring this post! Barnes & Noble is my happy place. There’s one near us that has a kids’ storytime every Friday morning, so I take whichever kids are home (and whatever friends are around), and we head over where they hear stories and play at the train table and […]
I think the kids’ favorite part of making these homemade ornaments was making the actual pom poms for our snowman. They had great fun. I own an actual pom pom maker, but for this we used a fork. So much easier for the kids to handle, and such a simple way to make poms. All […]
Like playing cards, board games are a great way to share memories and connect with kids. We’ve gone through many, during the various stages of development of the kids. Here are a few of our faves:
Playing cards is just a simple, fun way to enjoy a few minutes with the family. Cards don’t take up much room, so we always bring them along on road trips and campouts. They don’t have lots of pieces to keep track of. Just easy fun.