Friday, October 2, 2015

Taco-Chili Beans

What do you do with leftover Taco Meat? Make Taco-Chili Beans! This easy-to-make dish is a family favorite! It's yummy delicious on those "Chilly" fall evenings!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

DIY Closet/Wardrobe with Drawer for 18" Doll

Organizing: What do you do with a a new 18" doll's clothes? This Closet/wardrobe made from corrugated cardboard boxes will work great with 18" dolls such as American Girl, My Life, and many others including Barbie. Cost = about $3.00!

Friday, September 25, 2015

Ironed Toast???

Has this happened to you? You are in a hotel room, hungry, with last night's leftovers in the refrigerator, but who wants to eat cold food? Unfortunately, there's no microwave or toaster in the room! Room Service is available, but very costly. Never fear! Let the iron come to the rescue!!

Friday, September 11, 2015

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Are you looking for something to do in the Washington, D.C., area? The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Virginia, is an awesome place to go! Enjoy the photos of our visit to this kid-friendly facility which has something for everyone to enjoy!

Friday, July 10, 2015

Make a Kazoo!

Let's make a kazoo! It's a super-fun lesson which includes Art, Science, Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, and Music! We made ours in red, white, and blue to celebrate the 4th of July, but you can choose any theme for decorating yours. Use my easy-to-follow directions and photos to easily create a low-cost kazoo with your child or class! Have fun crafting!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

"Sew-Simple" - Shorten Those T-Shirt Sleeves!

T-Shirts: Long-sleeves to short-sleeves? It can easily be done using these "Sew-Simple" directions and photos! I found a long-sleeved t-shirt for my grandson Noah on a clearance rack at 80% off, and it was well worth the time I spent to shorten those sleeves! This techniques also works well for hemming the bottom of t-shirts, pants, etc. No-sew options are included.

Friday, June 12, 2015

"Semi-Homemade" Spaghetti Sauce

It's Italian Night! What's my family's favorite? It's Spaghetti and Meatballs with my "Semi-Homemade" Spaghetti Sauce! This recipe is easy, delicious, and the aroma is out of this world! Crock Pot and Stove Top directions are included. Mmmm, Mmmm; now that's Italian!