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From Bottles to Pumpkins – A Halloween Craft

October 2nd, 2011

How’s this for an easy, affordable, and quick craft anyone can do. Collect some containers from your recycling collection. Pumpkins come in all shapes and sizes, why can’t yours? (From left to right we used a milk gallon jug, a Pillsbury Cookie Dough bucket, a half-gallon of milk, and a Tropicana Orange Juice container.) Paint…

Be your Kids’ Valentine

February 4th, 2011

How fortunate we are that this year’s Valentine Day is on a Monday. Why not make it an extra special weekend for your children? Start with Breakfast in Bed Start one day with surprising your child by showing up in their bedroom with their favorite breakfast? (I’m going to have to get up real early.)…

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My Favorite Valentine Memory

February 1st, 2011

Can you believe it another Valentine’s Day is almost upon us?  Before kids, Valentine’s Day meant roses, chocolates, and a nice dinner out. Can you remember those days? After kids that all tends to change….but all for the better. With 3 little boys and a loving husband, there is even more love to surround me…

Santa’s Countdown to Christmas Project

December 8th, 2010

  Here’s a cute simple project my son brought home from preschool the other day. It’s a Santa Countdown. With 3 basic steps your kids can have their own. Using red, white, and skin tone construction paper create Santa’s face and beard. Have your child draw a face on Santa and give him a name….

I’m a Little Scarecrow

November 8th, 2010

Thanksgiving Fun – Day 8 I’m A Little Scarecrow Author Unknown Can be sung to the tune of “I’m a Little Teapot” I’m a little scarecrow stuffed with hay. Here I stand in a field all day. When I see the crows I like to shout, “Hey you crows, you better watch out!”