So if you're anything like me, you're trying your damnedest to find something for your kids to do so that they don't kill each other over summer vacation. And that "something" would preferably be an activity that keeps 'em occupied for a long stretch of time, perhaps even long enough for Mama to have a well-deserved glass of wine and maybe even *gasp* take a pee in…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 19, 2011 at 3:32pm — No Comments
I noticed a lot of blogs, they only keep your link up for a week. How about this. Once we exchange comments, I will add you to “My Faves.” I have been slowly creating my directory of sites I really enjoy. Once, I add you, you…Continue
Added by Zoila Nusbaum on June 30, 2011 at 1:39pm — No Comments
Cheers! Summer is officially here. And based on the weather here, summer didn't want anyone to forget it.
It was H-O-T all week.
After weeks of back and forth warm-and-then-cold-rainy-days, summer is here full throttle. And I'm excited that our tall, seeding grass will die back soon, so I can perhaps breathe clearly again. Sniff sniff.
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Added by Jeanine Ertl on June 27, 2011 at 3:43am — No Comments
As my kids grow older, I'm becoming a sucker for anything that measures how little they are at this stage in their lives. I love crafts that use their finger or handprints, like here and here. I have their infant footprints framed in my bedroom. I imagine that twenty years from now I will cherish all things that…Continue
Added by Rebecca Whitney on June 20, 2011 at 10:18pm — No Comments
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How is it that we went to a double birthday party this week and I felt like I left with a gift?
Added by Rebecca Whitney on May 26, 2011 at 11:16pm — No Comments
The sunshine arrived just in time for one of my favorite monthly reasons to celebrate: Cocktails and Crafts, May Edition! If you're not familiar with Cocktails and Crafts, head up to the tab above or just click here to learn more about it, but I'll give you the short version. Cocktails and Crafts,
Added by Rebecca Whitney on May 24, 2011 at 10:49pm — No Comments
Thats the first thing me and my colleague said to each other when it was time for all the kids in our classroom to go home.
After putting my sons to bed, it means that it's now time to get to…Continue
Added by Vanesa Alberga on May 20, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
I had big plans to make the decorations for Em's Easter birthday party. They were all crafts that came from toilet paper or paper towel rolls, and I thought they would be an easy touch to her party, something homemade by her brother and me. But as the date approached and I had more and more things on my plate, the crafts were pushed to the wayside. It was all well and good because her party was beautiful just the way it was, with…Continue
Added by Rebecca Whitney on May 16, 2011 at 2:32pm — No Comments
Easter has come and gone and after a wonderful celebration with family and friends, I am left storing my baby chicks and tucking away my Easter books until next year. But what about those stupid plastic eggs?
As far as I…
Added by Rebecca Whitney on May 3, 2011 at 2:45pm — No Comments
Last night was the third edition of my monthly get-together with my girlfriends and our kids to craft and enjoy a beverage or two: Cocktails and Crafts!
Added by Rebecca Whitney on April 29, 2011 at 3:49pm — No Comments
So happy to be here. Please come visit my blog: http://twoprincebakerytheater.blogspot.com/. We visited the set of the Martha Stewart Show during the Craft Hour Show. We are also hosting a giveaway! Thanks. Dorangela
Added by Dorangela M. Bobet on April 17, 2011 at 10:03pm — No Comments
With all my craft catastrophes lately, you may be surprised to hear that this morning I hosted a get-together for my friends and our kids with the sole purpose of…Continue
Added by Rebecca Whitney on April 15, 2011 at 7:16am — No Comments
This is a story of a happy little craft that was relatively painless to make and resulted in a very pretty flower arrangement that perhaps will adorn our table at Easter. But in order to fully understand how these flowers rose from the ashes of crafty destruction, you'll have to go back one post (or click here) and read about their humble beginnings. Plus, you won't know how to make the egg-shaped…Continue
Added by Rebecca Whitney on April 6, 2011 at 9:23pm — No Comments
Note: Feel free to use this tutorial as a lesson on how not-to-craft. This is the anti-craft.
As my kids have grown older I have found an inner craftician that I never knew I had. This should give all of you with craft anxiety hope because I am truly as creative as a wet sock. I have now spent more time (and money) in craft stores in 2011 than I had spent in the past 30 years of my life…
Added by Rebecca Whitney on April 6, 2011 at 9:12pm — No Comments
Added by Linda Rocco on March 24, 2011 at 4:43pm — No Comments
Yesterday was the first day of spring! Hooray! Are you ready to celebrate spring with your children? I know I am, even though it is snowing as we speak (another 4" or so...oh, bother). But snowstorm or no, it is officially spring and that deserves a celebration! And what better why to celebrate than with a craft? Well, a party would be fun, too, but we're fresh out of cupcakes. This craft took about 15 minutes and it only required materials I'm sure you…
Added by Rebecca Whitney on March 22, 2011 at 8:15pm — No Comments
Come on over to "Rub Some Dirt On It" and learn how you can organize your own Cocktails and Crafts event!
On St. Patrick's Day my friends and I got our kids together for our second go-round of Cocktails and Crafts! And I couldn't have planned out a better time.
It was my great…
Added by Rebecca Whitney on March 20, 2011 at 2:08pm — No Comments
...Something That Was Fun and Easy To Make!
Added by Rebecca Whitney on March 13, 2011 at 10:52pm — No Comments
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Today I was planning on taking the kids to the library for story time since gymnastics was cancelled due to weather. I don't know why I thought I could get to the library if…Continue
Added by Rebecca Whitney on March 7, 2011 at 9:05pm — No Comments