193. Peppermint plate

Day three of our activity advent calendar called for making plates from peppermint candies.  I’d seen several tutorials around on Pinterest, and it seemed easy enough.  Bake at 350* for 8 minutes and allow to cool.  It was quite easy, and the kids had a blast. We baked ours in spring form pans to help […]

192. Counting down

Hands down, this has been the most awesome Christmastime, and it’s only beginning.  My five year old has been unbelievably excited about EVERYTHING Christmas related, from our nativity sets, to the lights, to Elvis (our elf on the shelf), to making decorations and now to our activity Advent Calendar.  This kid’s spirit is positively infectious. […]