Fairy Village Redux
Last year I posted on our lovely Fairy Village. Due to our harsh winter I put the village away until spring. When it was time to rebuild … we made some major improvements. We started our Fairy Village Redux 2014 with
BUBBLES: Books, Crafts, & Fun
I’ve always been a sucker for BUBBLES. Never grew out of loving them. And now that I have kids, I share my love of bubbles with them! We’ve been having a lot of fun with bubbles in a few different ways
a simple wreath for the 4th of July
Just like keeping Food for the Fourth simple, I like to keep the decorations for Independence Day low-key too! I love creating ribbon and yarn wrapped wreaths because they are quick and easy to to and very easily adaptable for any
Food for the 4th!
I am all about keeping food fun and simple … and celebrating the birth of our nation is no exception. We My husband usually grills up some hamburgers and hot dogs … maybe some fresh corn on the cob. My mom brings
The ABCs of SUMMER … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op
It’s SUMMER. I’m really looking forward to all the fun my kids and I will have this season. I rounded up the ABCs of Summer … for a ton of fun from A to Z! A – Visit an Aquatic Center
A Mario Power Lemonade Stand
One afternoon last week me and the kids found ourselves with a couple of free hours, so I asked them if they wanted to have a lemonade stand. They both got excited and Henry (my 6 year old) stated, “We should
Fun for the 4th!
Here’s some things we did to celebrate Independence Day! I found the “seasonal hits” digital music station on our cable company and listened Americana songs while making Red, White, & Blue crafts and snacks! We attempted a very cool Sprinkle Firework craft
40 Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Summer with Your Kids
I was going through old photos of the kids playing during the summer and found 40 Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Summer with Your Kids. Happy Summer Solstice to all!
Stars & Stripes Sticker Resist Painting
It’s been awhile since we did a sticker resist painting project, but I figured with the 4th of July approaching it was time! We tried something a bit different with this project … watercolor spray paint! We used a canvas, star
Tinkering with Flowers … and making a window flower collage
The kids and I were very excited to take part in this Creative Challenge set up by Tinkerlab. We took participated in the last 2 Tinkerlab Challenges … the Paper Bag and the Egg Carton Creative Challenges. It’s a fun way
I first heard of Nature Bracelets from my aunt whom had taken my cousin’s daughter (my aunt’s grandchild) to a kid’s event at their local library. That was about a year ago, before my Pinterest addiction had begun. Since then I
PlayDrMom’s 2012 Summer Bucket List
The kids still have a couple weeks of school left. Summer solstice isn’t until June 20. But this weekend, this long holiday weekend … I believe to be the START OF SUMMER! Last summer was the first summer our family had