December first is our start date. The first day of our advent calendar. The first day of our holiday merriment. We have already started counting down to Christmas. Each day we do something together as a family and I have just as much fun as my kids. This year I was feeling a desire to … More Merry Countdown
I’m thankful my kiddos are small and scary Halloweens haven’t entered the picture yet. I don’t do scary. Our Boo projects are cute and fun and a bit funny. We spent our momma day making ghosts. One not-so-scary ghost and one friendly ghost to help get us excited about Halloween. Simple projects with materials found … More Things that make you go . . . BOO!
It is one thing to celebrate the National holidays, but in today’s world, there is something to celebrate every day. Ice cream, pets, pecans – everything!! Heck, on March 26, it is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day. So we declared an Earthworm Appreciation Day. Some may be wondering how we settled on celebrating earthworms. … More Earthworm Appreciation Day
Since becoming Kelly O’Brien, I have looked at St. Patrick’s Day though green tinted glasses. Motherhood took that to a whole new level. Catching little green men, pots of gold, rainbows – this is creativity central with chocolate covered in gold!! Who wouldn’t jump right in as an Irish Mom?! This year, we wanted … More Green Rainbows
Pinterest provides tons of ideas and projects for every occasion under the moon. I will never forget the first day I was introduced to Pinterest. After opening my account, my project list grew and grew and grew. Even today, I have an ongoing wish list. I consider myself lucky that most of the projects that … More Bowls of Love
I think the whole world could use a BIG dose of love and compassion, kindness and understanding. Normally, Valentine’s Day is a holiday where I eat poorly in the name of love, maybe wear red, and make a few love notes for the three guys in my life. This year I want Valentine’s Day to … More I Heart You
My 4th of July projects may seem a bit late and, I won’t argue, they are. Not because I procrastinated, but because this year, we celebrated a little differently. We started our holiday weekend off at a minor league Frederick Keys game. It was a great game including a three run home run and a … More Sensing a Celebration