This fall, I let the kiddos pick out their fabric for curtains. The flames above are my son’s. The problem? In the Northwest, summer sunlight blazes through the darkest of curtains approximately 20 hours a day. I’m only slightly exaggerating.
I blame myself for reading all those Sandra Boynton books to my kids when . . . → Read More: DIY Blackout Curtains
Need some ideas to put on your summer list? My kids are willing to share their list:
When my son came home and told me he started his home-ec quarter, I was surprised. I had no idea they did that anymore. My daughter missed out because we lived somewhere else during this grade.
“Do you like it?” I asked.
“You’ll see,” he answered.
I think I know the answer . . . → Read More: Ode to Home-Ec (plus recipe)
One of my husband’s favorite childhood memories comes from a taffy pull. Having never experienced this myself, I thought this would be the perfect ending to a spring break week.
So we looked at several salt water taffy recipes and they all seemed relatively straight forward. Essentially sugar, corn syrup, and flavoring. We . . . → Read More: Salt Water Taffy Gone Wrong