Memorial Day and 4th of July are peak times for Americans to be patriotic. The flags come out, the picnics, the red white and blue adorns homes and people alike! This craft took me a total of about ten minutes and I had everything on hand to make it. You Will Need 1 Mason Jar Rice 3 Ziploc Bags Red food coloring Blue food coloring Fill your jar with rice, then divide that rice into 3 different Ziploc bags. In one bag, add about 5 drops of red food coloring. Massage the bag of rice until the color is evenly distributed. Pour the red riceRead More →

Need Quiet? Ever have a day where you are begging for 20 minutes to yourself, but you have kids and that is preventing you from getting that 20 minutes to maybe make a phone call? Or maybe you just had a rough day and need time to get yourself together with peace and quiet. (See my article on Self Care.  This is especially important if you really find yourself frazzled on a daily basis.) I have a solution for you! Mother approved, and kid tested!!! A Quiet Time Activity/Craft! So, I have a 3 year old, and a one year old. The key is anRead More →