I visited the town of Black Diamond, WA. It’s an old coal mining town. It’s a great country-styled town with a bakery, smoked meat shop, a great antique shop, and a historical museum. A little bit of history for you: In the early 1880’s, the Black Diamond Coal CO. of CA was depleting its supplies…Read more »
I planted a bleeding heart in my shade plant box last year. This year it took off and is so beautiful.
I made these carrot cupcakes for my preschoolers. I got creative. Check it out.
I listened to Kathleen Gage’s podcast interview on her tips on how to get started, etc. Kathleen also has her own plant-based food business located in Oregon. Listen to her podcast on: https://www.powerupforprofits.com/podcastsandra. It’s only available a short time or follow Kobo podcasts for more information & other podcast s.
My preschool class is learning about laughter and celebrations. I thought of this craft for them to do. It’s a clown. You will need fruit netting ( like on Asian Pears), construction paper, foam paper, a marker, small plastic jars with lids ( found at Michael’s), and cupcake liners. Make a clown face with markers…Read more »
Looking for an activity for your youngster for St. Patrick’s Day? Try this. Tie different colored ribbons on a jar band. Play some Irish music and have the kids whirl the band of colors around.
Every month is dedicated to a special flower. Here is the list. January is carnation. February is violet. March is daffodil. April is sweet pea. May is lily of the valley. June is a rose. July is larkspur. August is gladiolus. September is aster. October is calendula. November is chrysanthemum. December is narcissus.
Most people know some of the birthstones. Here is the complete picture by months. January: garnet February: amethyst March: aquamarine April: diamond May: emerald June: pearl July: ruby August: peridot September: sapphire October: opal November: topaz December: turquoise
The first year of marriage: Traditional gift is paper & more modern is a clock. The second year: Traditional gift is cotton and the more modern is china. The third year: is leather versus crystal or glass. The fourth year: is flowers, but the modern gift is electrical appliances. The fifth year: is wood versus…Read more »
Here is a craft I tried with my preschoolers and they loved it. You will need a small jar with a lid, glue, white glitter, figurine, either tree stickers or a tiny bottlebrush tree. Glue the figurine and tree to inside of lid, or if you prefer place tree sticker behind figurine. I used a…Read more »