The Halloween dilemma – what to do with the 4-6 lbs. candy we end up with at the end of the night?
January 21st is Squirrel Appreciation Day… yes, this is a real holiday and it also makes for fun winter entertainment for your children.
So time and logic aside, let’s talk Advent Calendars. There are plenty of nice ones you could buy from any store, but come on, if I can make one, you can make one. And my DIY Advent Calendar will cost you less money and look that much cuter on display in your house.
Do you have some favorite stories to share with your family for Thanksgiving?
You may have realized that we here at Untrained Housewife love all things Mason Jars… ahem… 25 Ways to Use a Mason Jar… But what do you do with the extra canning jar lids? I will tell you exactly what you can do with them….
Teaching your children to love reading is one of the greatest life skills you can give them. And one way to build their love of reading is to introduce them to all the wonders that the library holds. Gone are the days of the physical card catalog – they are gorgeous, so gorgeous in fact, […]
So far, we’ve covered the pros and cons of juicing, I shared some fabulous juice recipes with you and I even gave you my completely unbiased review of the Breville Juice Fountain and the Ninja Professional Blender … Now let’s venture further into the world of juicing – the juice cleanse. Battle of the Juice […]
We have a small Christmas Book problem in our house: We buy all of them. We (ok, I…) can’t help ourselves – there are just so many great ones to read! So trap a cup of hot cocoa and snuggle up with your children to read some of fabulous Christmas tales I’ve found for […]
The countdown to Halloween has begun and my kids are EXCITED! They love seeing the Halloween decorations in stores and in the neighborhood, plus all of the fall activities that pop up on the calendar. They especially love our Halloween books that come out of storage (they also love checking Halloween books out from […]
I love Fall! I love the colors, the cooler temperatures (in Florida, that means we occasionally dip into the 70s or gasp! the 60s). And I absolutely love all of the warm Fall colors to decorate with in my home. If you aren’t quite ready to get the Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations down from the attic, then […]
If you read my previous post, 30 Anti-Bullying Books for Kids, then you have already heard the story of Rebecca Ann Sedwick’s death, so I apologize for the repeat, but it’s important that you hear of this tragedy. Last month in Lakeland, FL, 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick, committed suicide after being cyberbullied for over […]