Mixed-Media Fall Art Project

I really love to teach art in the Fall. This project is one of my favorites for several reasons. I like that the kids learn to follow directions for the first half of the artwork and then they are set free to explore and play to create and finish …

Easy Classic Meatloaf

My dad did most of the everyday cooking when I was growing up. Most often dinner was all about what we had at hand. I remember him making meatloaf with ritz crackers, saltines, and oats. But my favorite is made with bread crumbs. You can make your own own …

Rock Painting with Kids

I have a ton of craft projects and ideas planned for my kids this summer. They both even have their own Pinterest boards so that I can see what kind of things they are interested in doing. We kicked off our first art venture of the summer by doing …

School’s Out- Super Summer Fun!

School is out for my kids in 4 days. This is going to be the first summer break that I will get to stay home with them since my son began kindergarten 5 years ago and I am so excited! I have thrown myself into planning an enriching, educational, …

Gwen Stefani- This is What the Truth Feels Like

I am not generally a big fan of pop music, but I don’t know a girl that spent her teenage years in the 90s that doesn’t love singer/songwriter, Gwen Stefani. “Tragic Kingdom” was one of my favorite albums. “I’m Just a Girl” was my feminist anthem. I have been …