Category Archive: Kids

How to Host an AWESOME Yard Sale

Over the summer, the kids outgrew their old bikes, plus Manfrengensen kind of got into biking, at least before his accident, so he had bought himself a nicer one. With the new bikes,… Continue reading

For the Birds – The DIY Bird Feeder

This weekend I was looking for a fun project for my Sunday school class, something simple that would illustrate the concept of caring for nature. I came across this great project for kids,… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – The DIY Detox Bath

A few weeks ago, I took a detox bath, based on a pin displaying a “Natural Cold Remedy” and was a little disappointed with the results. After a note from a reader pointed… Continue reading

Copycat Cheez-It Cheese Crackers – A Delicious Alternative in the Short Run

The kids around here love those Cheez-It crackers, so I thought it might be fun to try to make them at home without all of the preservatives and artificial color using this recipe… Continue reading

Brave Party Favors – DIY Bow and Arrows

Yesterday I posted on my other blog about my daughter’s Brave-themed birthday party. Thinking the kids might like to emulate Merida from Brave,  I made some cute little bows and arrows that I… Continue reading

Brave Themed Birthday Party

From my other blog, Egghead23’s World, some highlights from a Brave Themed Birthday Party we had this weekend for my daughter, who loved the Pixar movie Brave. via Brave Themed Birthday Party.

Cookies and Cream Cookies. So Sweet, They Have the Word “Cookies” Twice in the Title

My older son, Edison loves all things cookies and cream. He loves cookies and cream ice cream, cookies and cream pop-tarts, cookies and cream Hershey bars; basically if it’s got any kind of… Continue reading

There’s No Shortage of Butter in this Shortbread Recipe

My middle son, Clooney loves shortbread. I guess he gets that from my mother-in-law, who buys these huge tins of Walker’s Shortbread from Costco.  No cup of tea or family gathering at her… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – Copycat Dairy Queen Ice Cream Recipe Revised

The kids really enjoyed that DIY Dairy Queen Ice Cream that I made a few weeks back, so I decided to make a little more. If you will recall, I had wondered what… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – The Summer Chore Chart

Back at the beginning of the summer, I made this Summer Chore Chart for the kids, with the hope that it would keep them motivated to work around the house during their break.… Continue reading