Crafts and Sewing, Random Thoughts

Pasta Angel Christmas Ornaments plus Cash for Christmas Giveaway

Here's a fun little Christmas craft project you can do with the kids (or by yourself) with some pasta and paint: Pasta Angels. Plus, be sure to scroll towards the bottom of the page for the Cash for Christmas Giveaway with $350 in prizes. This is pretty straight forward and I'm guessing most of you… Continue reading Pasta Angel Christmas Ornaments plus Cash for Christmas Giveaway

Pikachu Box Top Collection Box - This simple project turns a boring oatmeal container into a fun Pikachu ready to hold all of those box tops.
Crafts and Sewing

Pikachu Box Top Collection Box for the Classroom

This year I was suckered into graciously volunteered to be Room Parent for my son's 3rd grade class. While it will take up a considerable amount of my free time at some points of the year it should also make great blog fodder. Like today and this fun and easy Pikachu Box Top Collection Box.… Continue reading Pikachu Box Top Collection Box for the Classroom

Nate the Great Detective Activities - fun children's activities based on the Nate the Great children's series.
Family Life

Nate the Great Detective Activities

Are you looking for some learning based activities to bridge the gap this summer, or maybe some book based homeschool activities? This year my 2nd grader discovered one of the great children's detectives Nate the Great. Considering his recently developed disdain for reading, I am trying to do anything I can to encourage it. Like… Continue reading Nate the Great Detective Activities

Turn some old frames, photos and beach treasures into a Beach Memories Shell Collage. Father's Day gift, Kid's craft project, summer fun.
Crafts and Sewing

Beach Memories Shell Collage

Turn some old frames, photos and beach treasures into a Beach Memories Shell Collage. If you have a "Beach Loving Dad" like we do, or are looking for a fun (and easy) way to display momentos from your summer vacation, hop on over to Creative K Kids for my tutorial on this Shell Collage. Plus… Continue reading Beach Memories Shell Collage

Storm Trooper on a Christmas Tree
Family Life, Humor

Having Some Fun with the Christmas Decorations

It might be difficult for you to get into my house past the Ninja Turtles and Santa guarding the entrance way a la Home Alone... So, I offer you a sneak peek of some of my Christmas decorations this year. My amazing Godfather bought my son a Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar this year. We… Continue reading Having Some Fun with the Christmas Decorations