Voices of My Life, an abridged biography

It’s easy to look back over years as a series of big events–the day I was born, schools I attended, graduations, marriage, jobs held, the birthdays of my children…  These are the visible rings around my tree, the important details in a brief biography of my life. But when I close my eyes and let…

Harperella, Hazel, Rose, and King Candy

We have lots of paper dolls for you this week.  I think you will especially like Kells’s cute little guy named King Candy.  He is wearing a birthday cake hat and has a little baby friend.  I love this boy’s drawings. Paloma has another girl named Rose with a  bunny named Rosie.  And Rosie has…

6 Quick Kid-Friendly Crafts Made from Recycled Materials

I recently finished my miniseries called How-To Tuesdays.  To make it easier to find these in my blog, I am just putting them all together here in one post.  Hope you can find something to make with your kiddos using things you have laying around the house.  These are quick, easy, inexpensive playthings that can…

How-To Tuesdays #4: Paint Sample Storytelling Cards

I love telling stories with my children. Last year, my sister gave Rosie some beautiful fairy tale storytelling cards. Each has a different picture on it, and you use them to help you tell a story. These paint sample storytelling cards were inspired by that gift.  There are lots of way to play with the…