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16 Fun Christmas Vacation Activities To Keep Kids Busy

16 Fun Christmas Vacation Activities To Keep Kids Busy

"Mom, I'm bored!"   Christmas vacation is quickly approaching!  The holiday break can be fun but quickly becomes frustrating if the kids are bored, the ...

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This Week

Nature Journaling for Kids

“Let them once get in touch with nature and a habit is formed which will be a source of delight and habit through life.” Charlotte Mason
Life is busy.  And not just for us adults.  Today’s children keep a pretty rigorous schedule of their own between…

29 Sep 2:30 PM 0 Read More...

Pinspiration: Fizzy Paint

I took a bit of a vacation from my Pin-inspired posts.  But I’m back.  

My kids love trying the experiments!!

This week we tried to make “Fizzy Paint”

What you need: 

Baking Soda
Water
Food Coloring (or water color paint)
Vinegar in a squirt gun…

23 Sep 2:30 PM 2 Read More...

Memorable First Day of School

 The first day of school is just WEEKS away.  

What do you do to mark the special occasion?  There are TONS of ideas on Pinterest (Check out HVFH’s page for PINspirations!)

Here are a few ideas my friends have used over the years: 

 

Hold…

31 Jul 3:30 PM 0 Read More...

Her Pinspiration: Finger Paint

I am often PINspired by Pinterest, but I never know whether the ideas are something an ‘average’ mom like me (and my 3 year old) can do in an afternoon.  SO, I decided to try them out and let YOU know.  Today’s Pinspiration – Homemade Finger Paint
I…

22 Jul 3:00 PM 2 Read More...

Removing Sharpie from Doll Skin

 I never would have guessed that this worked.

 

It is pretty easy.

Here are the steps: 

1. Layer a heavy coat of Benzoyl Peroxide 10% on the ‘stain’ (That’s the zit cream – like Oxy.  We used the generic kind.)

2. Wrap in plastic wrap. &nbsp…

10 Jul 2:46 PM 0 Read More...

50 Simple Things for Kids This Summer

It has only been a couple of weeks.  Is ‘summer break’ already driving you cray cray?

Don’t worry!  

Here’s a list of 50 things there is still time to do! 

 

1. Drive in Movie Theater

2. Water fight

3. Have the kids ‘wash’ the…

10 Jun 2:30 PM 0 Read More...
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