Category Archives: Arts and Crafts

arts and crafts

St. Patrick’s Day Arts and Craft Projects for Kids

I still have fond memories of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day growing up – the pinch if you didn’t wear green, Lucky Charms with green milk in the morning, green lunches at the school cafeteria, and fun art projects of trying … Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Crafts, Family, Holidays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fun Ideas Inspired by Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Movie

I grew up reading and loving Dr. Seuss.  His work is known throughout the world for inspiring a can-do attitude and the beauty that can come from using our imagination.  When I was at UCSD, we had a huge installation … Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Crafts, Family, Home Decor, Preschool Aged Children, School Aged Children | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Fun Mardi Gras Recipes for Fat Tuesday and Arts and Crafts

Mardis Gras is on February 21, 2012 this year – just about 2 weeks away.  We don’t usually do too much to celebrate it but the kids have fun doing mardi gras crafts and I may make a Jambalaya if … Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Crafts, Family, Food, Holidays, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids

Chinese New Year is on January 23, 2012 this year and it’s going to be the Year of the Dragon.  It’s the most important of all Chinese holidays and is marked by festivities that include a lot of delicious foods … Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Crafts, Family, Holidays, Preschool Aged Children, School Aged Children | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Valentine’s Day Party Ideas

I found some uber cute Valentine’s Day party ideas, favors, and gifts on Etsy.  Easily order printables to print and assemble at home or purchase unique pre-made items to save time.  These cute ideas can be used for children or … Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Crafts, Family, Holidays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments