The Bug Bite Thing

The Bug Bite Thing

One of THE most irritating things about summer in our neck of the woods is the dreaded mosquitos. We have a lovely sliver of spring when they haven’t hatched out of hiding yet, and it’s simply glorious. When they do come out though, they arise with a vengeance. Nothing is worse than being eaten alive... [...]

Halloween Movies That Are Actually Appropriate For Young Kids

Halloween Movies That Are Actually Appropriate For Young Kids

I absolutely adore Halloween movies but now that I'm a parent with children of my own, I am realizing that most Halloween movies are pretty inappropriate... Even one of my favorites, Hocus Pocus, is about witches sucking the lives out of children. Most parents will say "oh my kids don't even notice," or "they look [...]

How to make orange slice garland

How to make orange slice garland

Orange Slice Garland Prep time: 5 minutes Baking time: 3 hours Materials Oranges (I used two and got about six feet of garland) Knife Cutting board Parchment paper Baking sheet Twine Something to punch a hole (nail, screw etc) Directions Preheat oven to 250 degrees Line your baking sheet with parchment paper Thinly slice your [...]