Magnetized Dry Erase Board 5

Magnetized Dry Erase Board

Dry erase boards can be so expensive and they don’t always erase as well as I would like.  But with kids and the constant need for family notes, dates and reminders – I wanted...

FEMA – Hurricane Preparedness 0

FEMA – Hurricane Preparedness

Well – the East Coast is preparing for Irene at the moment.  I thought I would share this Hurricane Preparedness information from FEMA.  The storm is currently larger than Texas in size…  There will be...

Dr. Oz – Ten Diet Commandments 1

Dr. Oz – Ten Diet Commandments

Dr Oz recently had an episode dedicated to the Ten Commandments of Dieting.  And they aren’t what you would think.  1.  Avoid wearing stretchy pants.  Stick with a size and let your clothes be...

Yard Swing Update 3

Yard Swing Update

We have this old Coca Cola swing for the yard.  It is approximately 8 years old and has seen much better days.  This was the year we were just about to ditch it.  But...

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Paper Roses – Beauty From A Simple Piece of Paper

This is a very easy project that even the kids can do with great results.  This tutorial can also serve as a foundation for so many great projects. First you need a supply of...

Always Fun… 0

Always Fun…

Have you ever been to LL Bean in Freeport Maine?  If not, you should make the trip if at all possible.  Check online for events before you go.  During decent weather there are frequent...

Shoe Lace Charms 2

Shoe Lace Charms

This is a fun project for girls.  You need beads (small type), a lobster clasp, beading wire and a charm.  Slide the lobster claw into the middle of the beading wire (approximately six inches...

Four Tier Fruit Tower 8

Four Tier Fruit Tower

This is my favorite one yet – yes, I know you have heard that before.  But really – my goal has been to create a fruit tower that will allow my varied fruits to...

Duct Tape Bow 2

Duct Tape Bow

I have always enjoyed working with duct tape – you name it I can come up with a duct tape use for it.  At one point I had a supply of forty colors.  I...

This week in pictures 0

This week in pictures

While I was supposed to be yard sale shopping – I kept getting distracted by the New England beauty all around us.  The kids focused on the yardsales – I could only focus on...