Category Archives: Family Time

Yogurt Pancakes

Yogurt Pancakes My mom always made yogurt pancakes for us when we were growing up. Sometimes we would have breakfast for dinner when dad was away traveling for business and mom would create different theme nights to make up for his absence. The themes ranged from pajama night with breakfast for dinner to picnics in… Continue Reading

Magnetic Cookie Sheet Calendar Part 2

 You should already have the mini and jumbo glass gems, gluesticks, scissors and magnetic adhesive roll or circles you need from the supply list in Part 1 for the next step.   Making the Month & Date Gems 1.  Now have some fun searching for clip-art on your computer to use for the 12 months… Continue Reading

List of Garden Books for Kids

I promised a list of garden books for kids in a previous post. Now I just hope the widget works. The books on Shelfari are mainly for kids but I threw in a couple titles that might interest the adults too. Update: I attempted to add the Shelfari widget for you so it would look… Continue Reading

DIY Bug Repellent

Nothing ruins a good time with friends and family like an uninvited guest to an outdoor party. And I am not happy with the wasp, mosquito and spider population this year. In the mornings my family will occasionally sit outside after garden chores are finished and then rotate to the opposite side in the evening… Continue Reading

Growing Together

I am really excited when Valentines is done. Why? I must have an inner clock that cries out around this time to see green and to eat fresh. Snow is pretty but I prefer that kind of weather at Christmas and completely finished the day after New Year’s. I wouldn’t mind the season being longer… Continue Reading

Family Outings

I am a total advocate for family activities whether they are centered on game nights, outdoor fun or themed dress-up for dinnertime. Many of my fondest memories are those times of outrageous giggling and play.   Proverbs 17:22  “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.” (KJV)  … Continue Reading