Category Archives: crafting

A box full to the brim with jelly jars is jam-packed.

I did it. I DID IT! I got through 100 Acts of Summer Awesomeness! And here was how I finished it. I had a tough day ahead, so planned some great fun activites. We started with #9 – Baking soda … Continue reading

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A guy swallowed a spoon and found he couldn’t stir.

It was s’mores day at my house and boy did we have fun! The inspiration for this day came from here. We invited our friends from our MOM’s group to help with the play and knock out a few more Acts … Continue reading

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Next time you get a lawyer a drink give him just-ice.

We’ve had so much fun lately checking off more items on our Acts of Summer Awesomeness. Are you ready for some more? I really stretched out of my comfort zone and we did ice cube water painting (#45). The inspiration … Continue reading

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Flying these days is a frisky business.

If you’ve had to take an airplane ride, you’ve googled about how to survive. And frankly, I’ve found many of the suggestions on survival ridiculous. There is no happy ending to playing a game of catch with a small ball. … Continue reading

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A two-year-old with a ghetto blaster is a baby boomer

One more aspect of the awesome girls’ weekend that I’ve posted about here and here, was the surprise Sprinkle thrown into the middle of it.   Typically, we like to have a “something” to do.  In years past, I would … Continue reading

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The artist was great. She could always draw a crowd.

I have a good friend, a former preschool teacher, now stay at home mom, who has been a strong encourager of me letting my kids get messy. As a messy person, it seems like that wouldn’t be too much of … Continue reading

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Memories of water in the basement came flooding back.

Pinterest wins again! If you’ve spent any time in the kids section of Pinterest, you have definitely seen the outdoor water bed. I think the original creator of the idea is here. So I finally amassed the supplies. Well, actually, … Continue reading

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