Nina Lewis


Here are directions to make the easiest ever piñata!
Have you ever made paper mache with flour and water? It is one of the messiest activities EVER!! Yuck! And it takes so long for it to dry that you can’t complete your craft very quickly. We were babysitting the grandkids a little while ago and I decided on the […]

Easiest Ever Piñata!


This lemon cake was featured at the Party in Your PJs link party.
I got the most exciting Mother’s Day present. Our daughter told us that she is expecting! Wahoo! Double wahoo! That is down right the best news ever. She has had a hard time getting pregnant. But this time is different. No endless doctor appointments. No outrageously expensive medicines or procedures. […]

Party in Your PJs #158




This mason jar succulent pot craft was featured at Party in Your PJs.
Last week I went to a quilting expo in Salt Lake City. (That expo is quickly becoming my favorite activity to go to!) There were lots and lots of beautiful quilts there!  I am in awe of the skill and talent that those women had to piece the quilt top […]

Party in Your PJs #157



These lollipop flowers were featured at the Party in Your PJs link party.
As many of you know, I work at a university. Last week was finals. Then came graduation. I am responsible for all of the AV for our College’s convocation. Plus a few other details like lights at the speaker’s podium, making sure the risers are all even and level, that […]

Party in Your PJs #156




This was featured in my Party in Your PJs link party.
Today’s word of the day: pluvious. Pluvious is an adjective that means rainy. Today is pluvious. Yesterday was pluvious. Weather predictions indicate it will be pluvious for the rest of the week. That makes for a soggy day in the neighborhood. Today, I’m pretending that I live in Seattle — and […]

Party in Your PJs #155


Welcome to the Word of the Day where people are encouraged to improve their vocabulary by learning these great and fun words!
Do you have a bosom buddy? A friend that is closer than your shadow? Someone who you share secrets with, laugh with, cry with, joke with? Someone who knows about all of your warts, your inner fears, your dark secrets, and the fact that (gasp!) you hate red beets? If […]

Word of the Day: Cater-Cousin