9 Things This Week…

I would like to say it's been slow around here... This week has been nothing but slow. It has been C-R-A-Z-Y! 9 things this week... Two trips to the ER. Hubby has kidney stones, and anything that can bring a grown man to tears, on his knees, making deals with whomever will take the pain... Continue Reading →

Craft Tuesday

Stepping Stones: Bubble Art: (Bubbles, food coloring, a straw and watercolor paper) Now, go create something. And, when you're done...create something else.

Project Life | April

Brainbuster Problem: Guess how many seeds are in an apple. Check your guess with a real apple. Use the apple to make paint stamp paper. It's pretty sad that when I asked Parker if she knew how to stamp the apple onto paper, she said, "Yes." Then, preceded to paint the outside of the apple.... Continue Reading →

Instant fireplace for the holidays

It's a little tradition with the kids. Since we don't have an actual fireplace, we create a paper fireplace and decorate it. Usually we draw the complete scene out on butcher block paper, but this year we got a little more creative. We used twelve 12x12 sheets of brick printed scrapbooking paper found at Hobby... Continue Reading →

Snowy weekend

As I write this on a snowy Saturday afternoon I feel more like crawling under the bed covers. Last night we picked up our ’72 Charger up from restoration. It’s been in the shop since May to have it completely redone. I will post more on that next week. Glenn was like a little kid... Continue Reading →

Passing the days

We got 3 new mice this weekend. The girls made this lame attempt to say it was my "mother's day gift" but really they wanted the mice. They did allow me to pick one out for myself but I foot the bill! Mother's Day...bah humbug! I hope you were one of the lucky mothers out... Continue Reading →

Thankful Tree Centerpiece

Like a lot of families, it's become a tradition to write out the things we are thankful for during Thanksgiving. Because my kids love crafts, they required the activity to be craft related. I demand that the craft to be E-A-S-Y. Last year we colored a stuffed blessings turkey {see it here}. This year we... Continue Reading →

art club for kids

Noodle Art Get a whole mess of noodles, some 11x17 poster board, Elmer's Glue and create away! The girls loved this project and it's low mess...mom loved that. Let the noodle art dry overnight, then display. We called the ribbon noodles "butterflies". I was going to dye the noodles first, but I lost the energy.... Continue Reading →

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