Crayon Rubbings

We have collected several plastic texture plates for crayon rubbings over the years; some are flimsy kid's meal gifts, others are … [Read more...]

homemade doughnuts

While Joel played in the hotel arcade with the kids, I made a quick run to the neighboring Tanger outlet center.  I wanted to find a new … [Read more...]

easy advent calendars

The past two years, we made paper chains to celebrate advent and countdown the days until Christmas.  I was looking for a similar setup this … [Read more...]

Fruit Flies

Our kitchen fell prey to an overwhelming swarm of fruit flies last week, so I borrowed a science experiment from a former student and made a … [Read more...]

coffee can ice cream

I waited most of the summer for the guys at Joel's office to finish the grounds from their metal coffee can so we could make ice cream.  A … [Read more...]