Monthly archives: January, 2017

Valentine’s Day Craft: STEAM Sun Catchers

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   A STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) project that doubles as a Valentine’s decoration? Yes, please! One of my favorite things to do is to use science to create a pretty art project. Even if your child “doesn’t like science” or “doesn’t want to do a craft”, everyone …

A Simple Way to Connect with Your Little Valentines: “Mom and Me” Journals

Follow my blog with Bloglovin With Valentine’s Day coming up soon, I thought I would share a sweet idea I have begun with my two little Valentines! What is a “Mom and Me” Journal? Well, it can be anything you want it to be! For us, it is a way to better communicate one-on-one with each of …

KonMari Organizing Update plus Plumber’s Hero Saves the Day (Again!)

Organized closet before and after

Getting organized is one of my goals for 2017. I began using the KonMari method, from “The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up”, by Marie Kondo, as a tool for decluttering and organizing. This organizing method uses a category-by-category system, as opposed to a room-by-room approach. Last week, I organized all of our clothes (and put the keepers …

Two Effective Resources to Jump Start Your 2017 Goals

Okay, 2017… this is the year I am really going to tackle my goals. REALLY! I have picked two goals to focus on in January and February, and two books to help me get there. And now that I am posting these goals for the world to see, I intend to reach those goals. My two …

A Fresh (and Bubbly!) Start to the New Year: Bubble Clay Mask

I love to try new and unusual beauty products. It sparks a bit of excited wonder… will this product actually work?! Ask my Mom, who I convinced to wear gold eye masks with me on my birthday morning… it’s like an energy drink for your eyes! *The best part is that you are supposed to relax for …

Happy New Year: Gifts of Science that Keep On Giving

HAPPY NEW YEAR! First of all, a very “Happy New Year” to everyone! I am excited to start fresh in 2017. Now that the holidays are over, it is time to dig a hole through all of our Christmas decorations, presents, and general disaster of a living room and find some great gifts to explore! Many of you …

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