Born To Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe by Jess P. Shatkin is an interesting book that helps parents understand why their teen children take risks.
(Note: I was given a free copy of this book to review. However, all opinions are my own.) Raise your hand if you have ever been a teenager. Raise your hand if you have ever had teenaged children. Raise your hand if you either currently know any teenaged kids or […]

Adolescents Are Born to be Wild!


These Halloween monsters are fun for kids to make.
I’ve shown you how to make the easiest ever Halloween bat craft. Well, monsters should get the same amount of time and attention, right? Right! (I’m so glad that you agree with me!) The fun thing about these monsters is that you can make them how ever you wish. Want […]

Make Some Halloween Monsters!


This craft was featured at the Party in Your PJs link party.
I know that those affected by the hurricanes recently have had lots of rain and wind. I am very mindful of that. However, we had a rainstorm recently like no other! It reminded me of a camp song I used to sing at the yearly church camp I attended at […]

Party in Your PJs #176



Making these bats is the easiest ever Halloween craft!
Are you ready for the easiest ever bat craft? (Bat craft. Bat craft. Bat craft. Boy howdy! Say THAT three times fast!) These little critters are so easy to do — and you can whip them up in not time at all. AND! They are not expensive either. That makes […]

Easiest Ever Bat Craft


These pumpkin popcorn balls were featured at the Party in Your PJs link party.
I am currently on a short road trip through Yellowstone and the Tetons. When I left home yesterday, it was a lovely 74 degrees, Now? Well, the high is suppose to be 38. Rain. Snow. Tell me, why does the weather have to do this to us? Isn’t September supposed […]

Party in Your PJs #175


This 3 ingredient cookie recipe is ultra easy to make!
I’m gonna let you in on a little secret. Ssshhh! This will be just between you and me. Our little secret. I’m TOTALLY lazy! I like things that are super easy. Super quick. Fast, fast, fast could be my middle name. With that being said, I’d like to share with […]

Ultra Easy 3 Ingredient Cookies



This free build a monster kit was featured at the Party in Your PJs link party,.
I have some terrific news. I have retired! Wahoo! I am so excited for this next phase of my life. I have a bucket list of a plethora of things I want to do and a bucket list of places I want to travel to. There’s also the list of […]

Party in Your PJs #174


Strings: A Love Story is a quick, easy book for young adults and adults.
(Note: I was given a free review copy of Strings: A Love Story but all opinions are my own.) I know that summer is over. The days are getting cooler. (Phew!) Dusk arrives a tad earlier now. The leaves are starting to turn colors on the mountains near my home. […]

Strings: A Love Story Book Review


This was featured at Party in Your PJs link party.
I just got back (minutes ago) from a delightful Labor Day Weekend getaway at Bear Lake. Our friends have a cabin on the lake. They have a ski boat. When they invited us, we couldn’t say no. What a magical time we had. We ate. We spent the day on […]

Party in Your PJs #173