Monthly Archives: July 2016


Pop-up pals is a super easy paper craft that takes little preparation. It's CHEAP but kids have tons of fun making them. Free printable available.
My grandkids spent last weekend with me. Huzzah! I was so excited. We did lots of things. I’ll show you several over the next couple of posts. The one that I want to share with you today are the pop-up pals — little animal faces atop folded paper that makes […]

Pop-Up Pals


This craft was featured at Party in Your PJs link party.
Saturday, we celebrated my mother’s 90th birthday! She is in amazingly good health. All of my siblings were there. Lots of our kids were there. And our kids’ kids. (My mother’s 35 great-grandchildren!) An aunt and some of my cousins even came from a distant city. It was so good […]

Party in Your PJs #116


Welcome to the Word of the Day where people are encouraged to improve their vocabulary by learning these great and fun words!
I’m sitting at my computer. I just ate a candy bar that is parading as a granola bar.  (The granola bar is covered with chocolate and has peanuts in it and is not much different that a Snickers candy bar.) It’s just a little nosh to quell my grumbling stomach […]

Word of the Day – Nosh




This ribbon wrapped cookie cutter craft was shared at the Party in Your PJs link party.
I am tickled pink! I’m pleased as punch! I’m a happy camper! I’m on cloud nine! I’m thrilled to pieces! I’m happy as a clam — and all of those other phrases that expresses delight and happiness! I loved the fun ideas from last week’s party! Once again, I struggled […]

Party in Your PJs #115


July 20th is National Lollipop Day. Celebrate this fun holiday by eating a sucker with your kids!
It’s always fun to celebrate holidays with your grandkids. And, it’s always fun to celebrate unusual and unique holidays. Well! Have I got the unusual holiday for you! National Lollipop Day! National Lollipop Day is July 20. As in the day after tomorrow! I have two fun — and edible […]

Celebrate National Lollipop Day



TutoTod is a craft application that gives directions and pictures of crafts to make using only 3 supplies and 3 tools. Great crafts for young kids.
It’s time to announce the winners to the craft app giveaway. Drum roll please! Congratulations go to: Andrea Bonnie Christi Thank you so much for entering the giveaway. I will give your e-mail address to the good folks at TutoTod and they will send you the code to get your […]

Giveaway Winner Announced


This photo scavenger hunt is a fun activity for tweens and teens! All they need is their cellphone.
Sometimes it seems rather hard to find activities that your tween and teen grandchildren are interested in. And, it seems like they are focused a lot on their cell phone. Well! Tap into that interest and do an activity with them that REQUIRES them to use their cell phone. Do […]

Summer Photo Scavenger Hunt


This hair scrunchie was featured at Party in Your PJs link party.
I’m late! I’m late! I am slow at getting my party started. What’s your excuse? you ask. Mmmmm . . .  I could say that I was snatched up by a flying dragon and taken to its lair high in the mountain tops. Or, you could say that I was […]

Party in Your PJs #114