My brother and his beautiful wife have made me an auntie again! She is the cutest little thing, and I made her a quilt to welcome her into this great big, beautiful, crazy world!
“Mooooooo-ooooom, I want a treat but we don’t have anything.” Or “Let’s bake a pie, but that will take a million years!” Or “It’s too hot to have the oven on for very long, but piiiiiiiie.” I have it covered. This is a go-to treat that whips up quickly, is super easy, and still manages to taste decadent. Better yet, … Read More
Tonight I was in charge of eleven little girls for an activity. First we gathered around and I read them Sleeping Beauty, with twelve good fairies and one evil one. Then we made fairy gardens. We filled mason jars with some fresh earth, fake plants, and magical creatures. Fairies, princesses, and mermaids live in their new enchanted homes. It’s such … Read More
I’ve told you about the Frontier Girls, which is similar to the Girl Scouts. Both of my daughters participate and they love it! I can’t say enough about our leader, who takes my breath away. She’s Wonder Woman. They had a first aid day on Saturday, spending four hours learning things like CPR, etc. One of the requirements is to … Read More
I wanted a few activities for the kids to do besides watching Godzilla: The Original Animated Series, so we made bird feeders this evening. Cute. Sweet. Best of all? They were very, very easy. We took some small pine cones, birdseed, peanut butter, and yarn. Tiny Daughter spread peanut butter on the pine cones. I managed to pull her hair … Read More
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