Are your kids already saying that they’re bored?? Summer break just started, and if you’re already out of ideas, stay tuned. I’ll post some ideas over the next few weeks to, hopefully, curb the Summer boredom! Here are just two ideas that we’ve done in the past, and had a lot of fun, even when… Read More Summer Craft Ideas- Shrinkable Sun Catcher and Bleachout Shirts
Ok, one of the reasons we use plastic eggs instead of real ones is because A: they’re totally reusable (when we can find them the next year) and B: they don’t require any boiling and cooling, etc, and C: there’s absolutely no worries if we don’t find one when it comes to rotting, and stinking. This… Read More DIY- No Boil Easter Eggs!
I remember back in my school days, wearing cute jewelry during the holidays was a cool thing. Jingle bell earrings at Christmas, Spider rings at Halloween, etc. Well, this year, I decided I’d give making some fun and crafty jewelry a try. Now, I’m no stranger to making beaded bracelets, and necklaces with already made… Read More DIY: St. Patrick's Day Charms for just about anything
As my girls got older and started getting taller, I knew that safety was going to be the major topic in the house, especially in the kitchen. Victoria had already burned herself once when she started playing with my unplugged, yet still hot curling iron one morning. She knew what “hot” was. Alexandra, though, had… Read More Mommy Brain Reports on – Prince Lionheart Adjustable Stove Guard
What is Bilibo, you ask??? Well, it’s just about anything you really want it to be! It’s a big plastic THING! Goore’s on Marconi Ave, was kind enough to loan me a Bilibo for the purposes of this review. When I brought it home to my girls, they looked at me a little strangely. “What… Read More Mommy Brain Reports on – Bilibo
We all know how bad plastic grocery bags are for the environment. Have you ever been driving down the road and seen a little “ghost” floating up from everyone’s tires as they drive by it? I’ve seen that several times in my city, and it’s just sad! I hate seeing garbage out there, especially these… Read More Green Monday- Reusable Grocery Bags
Last night, we were in the city of Davis, Ca and Â This time we had my parents with us, and we wanted to take them out to a nice dinner.Â Hubby took out his iPhone and looked up restaurants in the area, and Strings Italian Cafe came up on the list.Â We’ve been to the Sacramento/Natomas restaurant… Read More Mommy Brain Reports on – Strings Italian Cafe: Davis
So i’m actually being drawn into this whole “green” movement that’s been going on. I’ve done more and more research about things that can be reused, recycled, etc, and I’m starting to think a lot more about what I do here at home. I’ve decided that I’m going to implement Green Mondays… until I can… Read More It's not easy… being green…