DIY Drinking Straw Bracelet – a craft for a crowd

This DIY drinking straw bracelet is an easy and inexpensive craft that would work well for a crowd, such as a classroom or community event. These could also be used as gifts that kids can make for others. They can be made by preschoolers to elementary school age kids and up. They can be simple . . . Read More: DIY Drinking Straw Bracelet – a craft for a crowd

Top Nine Pregnancy Apps

I’m pleased to have Bethany Barkey guest posting today. She is my daughter and mother to my first grandbaby. (We are excited!) We expected our little Ruby to arrive yesterday…literally! Bethany has been talking about all of the apps she has enjoyed during the last nine months, so I’ve invited her to share them with . . . Read More: Top Nine Pregnancy Apps

DIY Pegboard Organization

Summer time is organization time at our house since I tend to create a pile mountain of stuff as I rush around through the school year. I wanted a pegboard to organize and hang in my office to help catch the supplies that I am always looking for. Pegboard storage can also be used . . . Read More: DIY Pegboard Organization

DIY Seashell Frame – Use those shells!

We love going to the ocean and since we live far from one it is a truly special. We always arrive home with at least a handful or two of shells and other beach treasures. Rather then let them sit on a shelf or in a jar, we made a custom seashell frame. These shells . . . Read More: DIY Seashell Frame – Use those shells!

Home-made Strawberry Soda

 

We are going to make fermented strawberry soda. I learned about lacto-fermentation from the lovely expat blog And Here We Are. Please take a peek at Ariana’s blog, it is one of my favorites. My daughter, Bethany, and I went out to pick strawberries on a beautiful May morning. My girls and I . . . Read More: Home-made Strawberry Soda