My three year-old was officially introduced to Peeps this weekend. He sat at the table wide-eyed while his siblings explained that yes there was sparkly stuff on the outside and gooey stuff on the inside. Once the shock wore off and the sugar-high kicked in, I confiscated the rest of the boxes to try out […]
I got all crafty again and tried to turn a few old vases into candle holders. In summary: Nothing exploded, there were no hazardous fumes AND they actually turned out great. Here’s what you need: -any candle holder or vase, as long as it has a smooth, even surface -two sided tape or Mod Podge -vellum paper Find […]
Once we decided I would homeschool McKenna my mind started spinning about how I was going to do this. Where do I find worksheets? How much time do I spend on handwriting? Spelling? Counting? I quickly went to twitter and asked on my Facebook page and found some great resources to create my plan. And […]
On one of our ninety million field trips of summer vacation that I am now too tired to attempt, we went to a nearby science center. They had this great sand-like powder that was soft, yet moldable. My kids couldn’t get enough of this dreamy stuff. I tried steering them away because what always happens […]
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Are we missing anything? Oh right… the instructions on how I turned this baby furniture into must-be-dark-pink-because-it’s-her-favorite-color big girl furniture for my 4 going on 14 year-old. While I go search for a carpenter with pants. Or not. You can find my tutorial over at SheKnows.
I have been trying to talk everyone and their brother (or maybe sister) into trying Pinterest. I truly think it is my most worthwhile internet addiction hobby. What is Pinterest? Remember when we were young and had cork boards? We would tear out a picture of our favorite New Kid on the Block or of […]
I have been called the babysitter, the nanny and the big sister more times than I can count. Enough times for it to be more annoying than a compliment. Aging has been good to me. Until now. Something about the combination of stress and children and my mid-thirties and more stress has caused me to […]