Blueberry Fruit Squares 2

Blueberry Fruit Squares

This is one of my favorite desserts.  It is a recipe I got from my mom many years ago.  I don’t remember honestly if she ever made them too much but I know I...

Things My Mother Taught Me 1

Things My Mother Taught Me

There are several versions of this out there so I combined what I could find into this.  My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE     “If you’re going to kill each other,...

Reading Retelling Strategies 0

Reading Retelling Strategies

I honestly don’t know who developed this particular strategy so I will tell you – it wasn’t me.  But I wanted to make it more of a tactile activity so I took the strategies...

The Last Year My Kids Will Believe 0

The Last Year My Kids Will Believe

We live in a town that does some phenomenal things for family entertainment and almost always for free.  The events for New Year’s Eve are no different.  There are free amusement rides; huge inflatables;...

Lego Table 2

Lego Table

My son has special needs and loves his legos.  But he doesn’t engage in imaginative play without some sort of prompting.  Left on his own he would not build anything with legos – he...

Tablecloth of the Week 1

Tablecloth of the Week

One of my favorite things about knowing how to sew is that as long as I have fabric – I can change curtains, tablecloths, chair covers, couch covers, etc… anytime I choose.  This is...

My second set of children… 0

My second set of children…

I have two stepsons who are older – early 20s.  Then we have a daughter who is 17.  THEN we have a son who is 11 and daughter who is 6.  When my stepsons...

Magnetic Travel Dolls 0

Magnetic Travel Dolls

I made this set for my daughter for Christmas.  I made one like it with a boy cat for my son. First you need some printable paper dolls.  I found mine at HERE. You...