By: Sandy Churchill There is always a project at our house—usually some sort of craft, be it painting, sewing, crocheting, or gluing and glittering a present of some kind. Sure, we have games and puzzles here and there, but I wasn’t as aware of the constant crafting on the dining room table until my now-son-in-law … More Glitter Anyone?
By: Sandy Churchill We live in a time of anxiety overdrive. The news seems to be a non-stop stream of animosity and heartache, as a testament to the frequent selfishness and cruelty of human nature. Couple that with our frenzied schedules that keep moms, dads, kids, and other family members in a steady state of going … More Craft Therapy Soothes All Ages
By: Kathy Trainor The Olympics are very popular in my house. We watch the opening night every year, summer and winter. This year, my niece will join me. It is easy for the boys to do crafts since they are older, but for a 2-year-old, it is hard. We did a simple craft she can … More Easy Olympics Craft
By: Kathy Trainor No Dye Tie Dye is something that has you wondering, what am I talking about now? Tie Dye you always need Dye! Well, after much preschool debate on our school playground amongst the teachers, we found out that we DON’T need Tie Dye at all. Tie Dye is costly, messy and you … More No Dye Tie Dye
Mom blogger, Rachel Ventura , shares how her love for crochet began. … More My Love For Crochet
By: Rachel Ventura I love creating things for my home. I’ve made all sorts of little creations that are displayed throughout my house. It’s fun making them, I save a ton of money, and it makes the house feel more “homey.” Sure, not everything is as nice or as perfect as something you may buy … More Recycling
By: Alicia Tapp, Guest Contributor Unsure of what to do this 4th of July? The possibilities are limitless, but it’s important that you and your family stay safe while celebrating with loved ones. To keep your family entertained, try these fun-filled activities! 1) Patriotic Ice Cream Cone Wrapper Looking for a fun way to entertain … More Have a Fun Fourth of July!
By: Rachel Ventura As most of you know, I really enjoy crafting. One of my favorite things to create are wreaths. I make them for all seasons and occasions. You can almost always find a wreath hanging on our front door. I really think it makes the house look inviting and festive! And they are … More My Love of Crafts & Wreaths
By: Martianne Stanger Where you can explore magnetism… step back in time to boycott a bus like Rosa Parks, build a simple machine, join in a drum circle, learn drawing from high school art club students, or get hands on with props and puppets from a production of Jack and the Beanstalk? If you live … More Explore Hands-On Science, History, Art and More at Local Libraries
By: Alison Puzia, Guest Contributor We’re finally there- the homestretch until spring break, warmer weather and the kids playing outdoors. If your kids are going a little stir crazy, we have some great, indoor craft ideas that they will love! 1. Do you keep all of your magazines, assuming you’ll go back and make those … More Indoor Crafts