A family-friendly April Fool’s Day

A family-friendly April Fool’s Day

Tomorrow is April Fool’s Day! Play some fun jokes, but not practical jokes, on your family. And definitely pretend to be fooled when your kids try to prank you. Here are a few family-friendly ideas. Turn everything in the house (that is practical) upside down,...
Start your living Easter basket now

Start your living Easter basket now

Here is a link to a 6-minute video, along with detailed written instructions, for growing wheat grass in a basket in order to make a cute living Easter basket. This looks very easy and could be used as a centerpiece or a gift.  As I write this, my local grocery store...
First day of spring!

First day of spring!

The first day of spring comes early this year! Bring in a floral centerpiece to celebrate the vernal equinox. I ventured out to the grocery store and got a small bouquet for $5. They also had green and white bouquets from St. Patrick’s Day that were on sale for...
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by wearing green. I know you can’t go out and observe everyone else wearing green right now, but you can still participate and post photos on Instagram. I do not know what it is about St. Patrick’s Day, but I feel as though at least...
Pi(e) Day!

Pi(e) Day!

Today is Pi day! Celebrate by baking a pie, or maybe having a pizza pie for dinner? I have pre-made pie crusts in my freezer (bought on sale during the holidays), and I have home-canned blueberry pie filling and apple pie filling. I don’t like to make my own pie...
Start planning for Easter Sunday

Start planning for Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is one month away! Start planning the most elaborate Victorian Easter egg hunt. (Not an affiliate link.) Or just a small Easter egg hunt. I just find that it helps if you plan it in advance. Last year I did an egg hunt with clues. Some of my clues...