Fun Activities


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!





Make fun signs like this one with the Dr. Seuss sign generator!
March 2 is Read Across America Day. That’s tomorrow, folks. YIKES! I strongly encourage you to grab a grandchild and sit down and read. Hopefully you have one nearby. If you don’t, you can sit down and read something yourself. (I highly recommend that YOU read The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. […]

Read Across America


Here's wishing that 2017 brings you happiness and joy to you and your family
Happy New Year everyone! I hope that this year will bring you happiness and joy to you, your family, and friends. I will be taking a break and will return on the week of January 8th! Make this a great year!

Happy New Year!


Here are 7 free Christmas coloring pages for kids to color.
Grandkids have a hard time on Christmas Eve. They are over-the-hill excited for Santa to come. For them, time drags by so slow! (It can drag by slow for you, too, if the grandkids are bouncing off the walls with excitement!) Here’s an activity that is super easy to prepare for […]

7 Free Christmas Coloring Pages



I’ve mentioned before how much my kids and grandkids like the I Spy books. (Remember that I created a Halloween I Spy and a Thanksgiving I Spy activity? I hope you had a chance to print them up and use them!) Well. We have a new season. A new upcoming […]

Christmas I Spy


The children's book Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup is a clever book that deals with a granddaughter caught between two grandmothers and their family traditions.
Thank you to everyone who participated in my giveaway for the clever bookChicken Soup, Chicken Soup by Pamela Mayer. Are you ready for the announcement of the winner? Drum roll, please. I am happy to announce that Mike is the winner of the giveaway. Mike, please send your mailing address to me […]

Giveaway Winner


Get your free printable for this Thanksgiving I Spy game.
When our kids were growing up, they loved the I Spy books. They loved the Where’s Waldo books. My grandkids love the I Spy books, too. And they (my grandkids) loved the Halloween I Spy activity that I made for them. So, I decided that I would make a Thanksgiving […]

Thanksgiving I Spy Game