Birdseed Cookies

  Feeding birds year-round isn’t necessary, I know.  There’s a delicate balance between creating dependent wildlife when natural resources are already plentiful.  But in a winter like this, I think all rules go out the window.  Each time I look out at the old maple tree in the yard, my eyes go up to the …

Gratitude Journal

Our Gratitude Journal

There’s a lot of excitement about the upcoming holiday around here!  Thanksgiving isn’t really my kids’ favorite holiday per se, but they know that it starts the Christmas holiday season and that is indeed their favorite holiday.  So they’ve been happily helping decorate and getting all their favorite Christmas music together while talking about what’s …

Easy Homemade Playdough

Easy Homemade Playdough (for the Lazy)

I love Play-dough.  Well, I don’t exactly love Play-Doh, but I love that whenever my kids get their hands on some, they’re occupied for hours, and it gives me some much needed me-time to catch up on everything that falls to the side.  However, my kids are ambitious.  They don’t just want to make little …

Painted Easter Egg Rocks

Painted Easter Egg Rocks – A Kids Craft

  A couple of days ago, while out on a nature walk in the spring snow, we came across a riverbank.  My little ones can never pass by a river plush with a rocky bed without stopping to throw a few stones in.  So as they got on their joyful tossing, I settled down to …