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Superhero Teacher Appreciation Gifts

April 15, 2013

We have a superhero theme in our lives.  My oldest loves them, though she doesn’t watch the movies or TV shows.  She plays with her Little People.  She wears the clothes. She knows all the logos. So when teacher appreciation time rolled around, I knew it needed a superhero theme too.  I am already planning […]

Scout Shadow Box

March 4, 2013

My youngest redhead completed his Arrow of Light, isn’t he adorable? Many packs have a tradition of shadow boxes for the scouts crossing over. What this means is that the parents collect all of the patches, pins, ribbons and awards from the boy’s time in Cub Scouts and then glue them onto the back of […]

Homemade Valentine’s Day Cards & our winner

February 9, 2013

Thanks to you all who entered our little giveaway.  We are so glad you stopped by!  Our winner, chosen in a totally random pick of the hat draw by Alana’s middle child was Shell.  Shell, your package will be on it’s way.  Stay tuned, because we’ll have a little something special planned for Easter too. […]

Valentine’s Day Scented Play Dough

January 11, 2013

I just discovered the joy of homemade play dough.  My source was Musings From A Stay at Home Mom.  We never got play dough as a child.  I’m pretty sure it had to do with my mother and the inevitable mess left behind.  The closest we got was artist’s clay from my parent’s friend, H. […]

Plaster Neckerchief Slides

January 6, 2013

My youngest is a Webelos. For those who may not know what that is, it is the final stage of Cub Scouting, preparing the boys to move up to Boy Scouts. Recently, we made neckerchief slides out of plaster and I thought I’d share the idea. Materials needed: PermaStone or some other plaster powder “Wedding” […]