Christmas Craft 2014: Tic Tac Toe with Grinch Pills and Snowman Poop

Let's Play !

Here it is – the winner for our family Christmas craft ! After realizing the peppermint ornaments were not going to work out I searched the Internet again for ideas. I picked a few more and let the boys decide – in complete boy fashion they went for ‘the poop craft’ ! The 6yr old […]

Christmas DIY Craft 2008 – S’Mores In A Mason Jar!


S’Mores In A Mason Jar! This gifts in a jar recipe is easy enough for children to make. To create this Mason jar gift, you’ll layer crushed graham crackers, Marshmallow Peeps, brown sugar and chocolate pieces in a clear glass canning jar. Spiffed up with a fabric topper, pretty ribbon and free printable gift tags, […]

Christmas Ornaments – Melted Peppermint Candy


These peppermint candy ornaments are very easy.  This was our trial run “project testing” to see if it would be our chosen yearly Christmas craft. Even though they were super easy, it did not make the cut this year. Our quick review / feedback: 1) super easy 2) very fragile — these things are ok for […]

Parragon Book Buddy: Jingle Paws and 100 Tractors, Trucks and Things that GO!


These books are just right for a couple of little boys!   Boys and Dogs, Boys and Things that Go = Perfect Pairs. At first we assumed “Jingle Paws” was a book about Santa bringing a puppy for Christmas ( a controversial topic in our home… ;).  Once we had a chance to read it […]

Organizing Post Holiday


Can you believe it’s the end of January already? Are your holiday decorations still up? Where are the holiday cards and gift wrap? Would a few suggestions help motivate you to take action? 1. If holiday greeting cards you received aren’t destined for a scrapbook or memory box, toss, after making a list of who […]

Merry Christmas in Many Languages…


I say Merry Christmas, What do you say ? PLANETPALS Christmas Dictionary Say Merry Christmas to your friends in Many Languages! { click here }

Don’t forget to track Santa with the little ones tonight !

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NORAD Tracks Santa   All of the preparations for Santa’s journey are in place! Before the little ones go to bed, be sure and track Santa with the help of NORAD. Santa’s elves have been busier than usual this year preparing for Santa’s launch on December 24th! Return each day to receive updates from the […]

The Story of Christmas and What’s It Really All About at Waters Church, North Attleboro


At Waters Church – North Attleboro, MA | View the video introduction here or by clicking on image below … Don’t forget what Christmas is all about …

Christmas Traditions: Baking


Cooking with your kids is part of the Christmas tradition. Whether you bake and decorate a dozen different types of cookies or stick to one or two kinds, spend time together in the kitchen. Try two recipes that are easy to make, delicious to eat and destined to become family favorites. No Bake Reese’s Pieces […]

Ways to Make this Christmas Green

Ways to Make this Christmas Green

If your idea of the perfect Christmas is one that includes plenty of reducing, reusing and recycling, then you can join millions of eco-conscious consumers who are looking for new ways to “green up” their Christmas this year. And if being green isn’t at the top of your holiday to-do list maybe that’s because you […]