Work Smarter Not Harder….or Other Ways to Use Loom Bands


We try to teach our kids about recycling and conservation and being green (why I filed this under Science)…but really, I just hate doing dishes. I’d rather be doing 100 other things. 1000 other things. We got rid of using  a lot of plastic in our kitchen back in 2007-ish and found these cool stainless […]

Winter Wonderland in my Living Room


One very cold, wintry month we slowly converted a sofa table into a winter scene. We read about cold climates, The Arctic, Antarctica, igloos, and icebergs. We studied animals who live there and of course, watched Happy Feet;) We designed sugar cube igloos and marshmallow snowmen. They loved showing friends their table and sharing what they […]

The little girl who loves DINOSAURS!


Ava’s birthday fell right in the middle of our move because she’s the middle kid and apparently there’s a curse that goes along with that. BUT her theme couldn’t have been easier thanks to a traveling dinosaur exhibit in town and a TRex cafe nearby. The weeks leading up to her birthday we wrote/told dinosaur […]