Month: September 2011

Kids say the darndest things!
PARENTING

Kids say the darndest things!

Deston, 6 years old. If only I had a nickel for every time someone said to me, ” Your kids could be on that show…” Every time I have watch an episode of that famous t.v. show with Art Linkletter, or the newer version with Bill Cosby, I laughed myself to tears….this often happens in […]

DIY Watering Can
HOMEMAKING

DIY Watering Can

I am always looking for a way to re-purpose items. Before I throw it out, The thought of ” what can I do with this” always runs through my mind. I have been needing a watering can to use when I feed my plants. I use the water hose daily on my outside plants, but weekly I […]

Talking with your Children about 9/11
PARENTING

Talking with your Children about 9/11

Recently, we took our kids to New York to see the Statue of Liberty. It was a  perfect opportunity for me to explain to my kids the events of this day. It was a learning experience – even for me. To stand looking out at the New York skyline; a very surreal moment. I try […]

First Day of School Tradition
PARENTING

First Day of School Tradition

The First day of school. A very momentous occasion for us all. Next to Christmas, it just may be the most photographed day yet. How do you make your photos special? How do you make your photos stand out? This year I have started a new tradition. Signs. Simple, and easy, but so cute! I […]

Trash to Treasure: Mirror Makeover
CREATING

Trash to Treasure: Mirror Makeover

I love Goodwill, and thrifty stores in general. Some snub their noses at it, but I seem to have a sixth sense on finding a good deal. Of course it can be hit or miss, I frequent Goodwill, so those that hear me brag about my treasures jump to conclusion that I always find great deals. Wrong. Many times […]