Why Children (and you) Should Write Authors

When an adult reads a book they love they often tell people about it or write an online review. Often that online review gets back to the author. But when kids read a book they love, they often don’t do either.

A few years back, my daughter and I did a book club. Our . . . → Read More: Why Children (and you) Should Write Authors

Fun Ways to Prep for Christmas

I love those Pixar people. They know how to tell a story.  And a few years ago they made my favorite Christmas movie, Prep and Landing:

Why is it my favorite? Aside from the fact that it’s 22 minutes of engaging non-stop entertainment with layers of plot and character development, aside from the . . . → Read More: Fun Ways to Prep for Christmas

Fast DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater

Inevitably, once a year my eldest gets invited to an Ugly Christmas Sweater party.  Maybe you plan ahead and have an ugly christmas sweater like this one , but I have never put that as a priority in the shopping list.

If you’re in the same boat – here’s a fast and easy ugly . . . → Read More: Fast DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater

Silly Fun Ornaments

In case you hadn’t thought of it already, our rappelling bookmarks make awesome ornaments!  Use the same directions, just skip the tassels!

I had envisioned a holiday photo shoot to make these but as the schedule and to-do lists didn’t leave room, I just used the old bookmark photos and added a little photo . . . → Read More: Silly Fun Ornaments