Favorite Books For Summer – A Review by My 11-Year-Old

Favorite Books For Summer – A Review by My 11-Year-Old

My 11-year-old daughter loves to read. I thought it would be fun to share her thoughts on her favorite books from this summer. These reviews are in her own words. Also, I had to pay her $10. ๐Ÿ™‚ My first book recommendation is called โ€œMiss…

Favorite Printables for Kids

Favorite Printables for Kids

Printables often save the day around here. Or at least an hour. Fine, maybe a few minutes. But I’ll take it. Here’s a roundup of my favorite free printables. Hanna Andersson coloring pages. Whimsical drawings of animals, plants, and snacks. And school buses. ๐Ÿ™‚ Disney Family.…

Team Clean: Good Chores for Kids

Team Clean: Good Chores for Kids

Learn more about Team Clean, a fun way to tackle household chores as a family and teach kids valuable life skills.

DIY Neighborhood Day Camp

DIY Neighborhood Day Camp

I don’t know about you, but I’m full of ideas. They swim around in my head day and night. Some see the light of day, some don’t. Some are good, most are not. And some live a long, healthy, fun life. Like Alger Heights Day…

Home: My Top Three Snow Day Activities

Home: My Top Three Snow Day Activities

Are you Team Yay or Team Nay when it comes to snow days? We’re Team Yay around here, which shouldn’t be a surprise since we’re the biggest bunch of homebodies ever. It’s also not lost on me that I have the luxury of being a…

Home: Big Kid Bookshelves

Home: Big Kid Bookshelves

About 100 years ago, my husband and I installed bookshelves in a lonely upstairs hallway. Uneven plaster walls were not our friend, and I think we blew a dozen crater-sized holes in our wall before we found the best process for anchoring the shelves to…