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Earth Day: Kid-Friendly Ideas, Follow-Up

Monday, June 2, 2008

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I was just writing an article on using fresh herbs and realized that I had forgotten to give you all a follow-up on our herb-planting Earth-Day fun.  And we took a LOT of pics, too!!  Shawn was great and kept the camera handy as we planted herbs and then made our Rice Krispy Treat Globes. […]

Earth Day: Kid-Friendly Ideas

Friday, April 18, 2008


So, Tuesday, April 22nd, is Earth Day.  And, I’m wanting to do SOMETHING with my kids to mark this day as special.  We already do a little bit of recycling at our house and we ‘celebrated’ Earth Hour a few weeks ago by watching the first Indy Race of the season in the dark (see […]

English Muffin Personal Pizzas

Friday, April 4, 2008


I don’t know where I first read this idea, but it’s ingenious.  My kids love it, it’s easy, and it’s cheaper than ordering out, too! Just take an English Muffin and lightly toast it.  Then spread your pizza sauce on it, top with cheese and pepperoni, or whatever else floats your boat.  Put it in […]

Earth Hour

Saturday, March 29, 2008


Have you heard about Earth Hour? I just recently stumbled across the idea and have to admit that I’m very intrigued by the whole concept. It basically asks that everyone turn off their lights and any other non-essential electronics between the time of 8-9 pm in whatever time zone you live in. The idea is […]

Crafty Ideas

Saturday, September 29, 2007


Are you looking for cheap, crafty things to do with your kiddos to keep them from driving your batty? I stumbled across this blog the other day and thought it had some great and creative ideas for doing artsy types of things with kids and for repurposing all sorts of things around the house, too… […]

Holy cow!! Great use of visuals to help explain the proposed budget cuts and their actual impact on the overall budget.

You’ll never fold tshirts the same way again!

If you ever wanted to hear someone put a mommy’s day into a song, try this one! (I guarantee you’ll laugh your butt off.)

A little on the political side, but interesting nonetheless…

Children’s Books We’ve Read