Backyard Birds and the Ecosystem

BACKYARD BIRDS AND THE ECOSYSTEM I just finished reading an article in Westways magazine (January, 2015) A Natural Selection.  The author, Jeff Greenwald made a comment that resonated with me, “this p…

Great Gifts for Teachers

Great Gifts for Teachers at Christmas FIRST, LET’S ASK A TEACHER          Teachers work hard all year long teaching our kids and we want to say  thank you!  What do we buy them for Christmas?  With th…

DIY Elf on the Shelf Shoes

Let me preface this by saying some of my friends think I’m nuts. Ha! This one may seem like I have a lot of time on my hands, but honestly it took me less than 15 minutes to do. It would have been les…

Unique Elf on the Shelf Ideas

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I am completely OBSESSED with this tradition. For one, my daughter’s excitement of finding her elf in the morning is priceless.  Her face, her reaction, her body …

Ugly Christmas Sweater Parties

What’s red and green with pom-pom’s all over?  An ugly Christmas sweater!  Time to get those ridiculous sweaters out!  If the sweater has lots of red and green, reindeer, felt appliques, snowmen, sequ…

Winter Woodlands DIY Ornaments

This post, Winter Woodlands DIY Ornaments, is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores for the #Makeitgiveit campaign. Read more to enter to win! I don’t know about you, but I have had the same Chr…