How to take a glitter photo

How to take a glitter photo

I want to experiment with taking photos of my kids blowing glitter toward the camera. It’s going to be a rainy week where I live, so I’m going to have to wait for a sunny day. I feel like it would be a cute photo to have them wearing green shirts and...
Fortune-telling

Fortune-telling

  My great-grandmother kept a diary. Every year she started a new book. I happened to inherit her diary from the year 1908. One of the very first entries in January, she mentions going to a neighbor to have her fortune told. To be honest, she mentions this half a...
Candy cane hunt

Candy cane hunt

Here’s a fun activity to keep the kids occupied while they are out of school. Set up a candy cane hunt (similar to an Easter Egg hunt) in your home, or if weather permits, outdoors. Hang the wrapped candy canes on tree branches and playground equipment. Whoever...
Add peppermint candy to your coffee

Add peppermint candy to your coffee

Drop a starlight peppermint into the bottom of your coffee cup before you add the coffee. The hot coffee melts the candy and adds instant peppermint flavor to your morning brew! (Image credit: mypstudio) You might also like these posts… Add peppermint candy to...
The Thankerchief

The Thankerchief

In the book Autumn Equinox, the author shares a cute game that is suitable to play on Thanksgiving if you have lots of children present. This could easily be adapted to any group, adults included. Children sit in a circle, or perhaps sit around a table. A handkerchief...
Vermont Country Store catalog

Vermont Country Store catalog

Normally I do not endorse the idea of shopping for entertainment, but I do make an exception for The Vermont Country Store catalog (I am not an affiliate, just a fan). And it’s just window shopping, I tell myself. Just for inspiration. I don’t HAVE to fill...