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Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds AND ponchos

I’m afraid I’ve been remiss with any exciting DC experiences this week. But when you live in a place, one often is too tired to be exciting. So instead I’ll show you proof of the useful cleverness out there in blogland. A few weeks ago in my Wednesday Links I shared this DIY poncho. And […]



Craft Book Review: Duct Tape Mania!

Let’s talk about something sticky. Duct tape. My friend,  Amanda Formaro, creative genius over at Crafts by Amanda, has published her first two craft books for kids ages 6 to 12 in the Mania series: Duct Tape Mania and Rubber Band Mania. I’ve already covered rubber bands. Now it’s DUCT TAPE that makes me manic. […]



attack of the mummy fruit

See? Not all of Halloween has to be about chocolate and candy. Sweet, sweet, delicious chocolate and candy. Fruit can dress up, too, into these bone-chilling, terrifying, straight-from-the-tomb mummies. Really, very scary. Ugh. Those dang googly-eyes are way too cute to be scary.   Geez Louise though, if you’re going to dress up the kids’ […]



from the archives: 6 easy spider treats for Halloween

  OK Meaghan. Breathe deeply. You are brave. Very brave for compiling these posts from the archive. And even braver for making them in the first place. You see. I suffer from arachnophobia. Severely. Snakes, bugs, roaches. I don’t like them, but I don’t run screaming. Spiders. I run screaming. I remember just about every […]



Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds and Nationals Park

I can’t take credit for these photographs taken at Nationals Park . Because I was not there. My husband took the kids so these are his photographs. See that kid up there in the lower right hand corner? That would be me. See that other kid to the left? That will be my husband’s sports […]