Sweet Daphne and I explored the Arboretum together today. She is such a little person now – very verbal, opinionated, and oh, so TWO. This Arboretum trip is something that I did many, many times with Maia as a toddler (and beyond, of course). It's fun to see it through a toddler's eyes again.
Archives for October 2011
Coffee filter spiderwebs are an easy-to-make DIY Halloween decoration. It makes a great kids craft for Halloween, too.
Make a felt bat garland for simple DIY Halloween decorations. This easy bat garland is made from black felt cut into bat shapes and sewn together.
Make fall leaves stained glass with beautiful Autumn leaves and contact paper. This simple fall craft can be made by kids or adults alike and makes for a great fall window decoration.
The best pumpkin waffle recipe made healthy with extra pumpkin and white wheat flour. These pumpkin waffles are an awesome breakfast during the fall or winter.
We made some mirror-image string prints with the toddler art group yesterday. It’s actually a variation of making ink blots or blottos, but using paint-covered string instead. The process is fun and the result is pretty cool! Mirror Image String Prints MATERIALS String or yarn Paint Paper INSTRUCTIONS To make these string prints, fold a sheet of […]
I'm an instant gratification kind of gal. I was never one of those kids who tried to make a sucker last as long as possible. If there's a cookie in front of me, I will probably eat it. I'm also better with spontenaity than with planning ahead. I just don't know ahead of time if […]
I did it! I finished the book and sent it off to my editor yesterday. Woohoo! Boy does that feel good. Good that I tackled the biggest project of my life and completed it. Good that I gave it my all and am happy with how it came together. Good that I have something special […]