A What? A Puzzle Party

  If you’ve been hanging out with us for any period of time, you probably know that I like to celebrate just about anything.  Last summer, after celebrating Ice Cream Social Day, my son (aka the puzzle lover) asked me if there was a day for puzzles.   Well,...
Create a Chalkboard Table

Create a Chalkboard Table

I am not sure who invented chalkboard paint for the everyday do-it-yourself’er, but I’d like to give that person a hug.  Chalkboard paint is a fun and creative medium that gives great play value in return.  I have used it to paint a road on the wall in the...

Make a DIY Marble Run from Household Items

Who needs to spend a lot of money on a marble track?  Not us!  Because today, we are building a marble run that will not only thrill and engage your kids, but all the items needed are likely to be found right in your home. Much to my husband’s dismay, I am a saver.  I...

The Best Ice Cream Day Ever

  What do you think?  Would you and another mom haul your brood to five ice cream shops in one day?   You may be concerned about the sugar, the sick stomachs or the loading and unloading of your kids from the mini-van more times than you can count.  But I’ll...

Celebrate a Tie Dye Day

No, today is not any official Tie Dye Day.  But it can be in your home.  Get ready for artistic fun! Do you remember tie-dying as a kid?  I remember buckets of dye, rubberbanding shirts, strategically dipping and dunking in various colors of dye . . . and I remember...