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Education

Easy DIY Apple Ornament

Well, I did it again!  I lost track of time.  I woke up Sunday morning and realized that this is Lil' Man's last week of school for 2017.  Yikes!  That means I have just a few days to to put together gifts for his teacher and the class instructional aide. I've been braving the stores… Continue reading Easy DIY Apple Ornament

writing

Holiday Writing Contest

Brrr...it's cold outside and snow is on it's way to Virginia.  It's perfect weather for staying indoors, reading a good book, or (in my case) writing. Since I've decided to hide away from the harsh weather by staying snug and warm indoors, I thought I would take the opportunity to try Susanna Leonard Hill's Annual… Continue reading Holiday Writing Contest

Parenting

DIY Holiday Birdseed Ornaments

December is a very busy month in our house.  Besides wrapping up our Christmas shopping and adorning our house with decorations, we spend much of our month teaching our son about the joy of giving to others.  Last week I talked about some of the charities we like to give to during the holiday season.… Continue reading DIY Holiday Birdseed Ornaments

Parenting

It’s Giving Tuesday!

A message popped up on my Facebook this morning, letting me know a friend is asking for donation's for her children's school in celebration of Giving Tuesday.  I personally don't wait for an official holiday to do my charitable giving, but I do use the holiday season to teach my son the importance of helping… Continue reading It’s Giving Tuesday!

Travel

Updated Disney World Planner Cover for 2018

The New Year is fast approaching (EEK!), and that means that the cover of the Disney World Planner needs to be updated for those of you who will be lucky enough to visit in 2018. --->Download the Cover Here<--- You can also download the date free cover here.  For those of you who will be heading out to… Continue reading Updated Disney World Planner Cover for 2018

Parenting

Glow-in-the Dark Footprint Ghost Halloween Treat Bag

It may be a day premature, but Happy Halloween to those of you who celebrate.  We've been enjoying some of the local festivities here in Northern Virginia the last couple of weeks.  We've attended both the Air and Scare at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center and the trick-or-treating event at George Washington's Mount Vernon. We've also been… Continue reading Glow-in-the Dark Footprint Ghost Halloween Treat Bag