Monthly Archives: March 2014

Thank you, Roald Dahl

“I’m staying in the car until we go to the trampoline place.” Uh oh.  I had entered into a battle of wills with a four year old.  That never ends well. The day prior, my friend Lala had taken Liam … Continue reading

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DIY Superhero Style- Penguin’s Lair, Flying Photographs, and Homemade Spiderwebs

Coming as no surprise, my sons’ superhero obsession continues!  Since I need to utilize my own crafty powers to maintain my sanity, we continued our pursuit of homemade superhero-themed projects.  First up, Penguin’s Lair! 1.   Penguin’s Lair- this is … Continue reading

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Spark Your Creativity

Today was one of those days that ended up completely different than I thought it would, in the best way. My husband has been working a lot of extra hours.  This was his weekend to be on call, which meant … Continue reading

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My Good Luck Penny

Ten years ago, I worked as an Accounts Receivable Clerk for a stencil company.  Yes, it was every bit as thrilling as that description leads you to believe. It was a boring, repetitive desk job, and most of the people … Continue reading

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For Miss Scruggs

My handwriting is practically illegible.  Unless I am signing my name or scrawling a grocery list, I have given up pens in pencils in favor of the keyboard.  As my fingers flew across the buttons today, I jokingly thought “I … Continue reading

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DIY Superhero Style- Joker’s Lair

My husband has pointed out that these are no more than dioramas (thanks honey!), and that I enjoy making them more than the boys do (again, big thanks!).  But having made the Bat Cave, and the Fortress of Solitude, I … Continue reading

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DIY Superhero Style- Captian America Shield, Bat Caves, Fortresses and More!

About six weeks ago, Liam began begging for a new toy sword, despite having at least four swords in his play box.  I tried diverting his attention.  I attempted to rationalize, asking why he would need yet another sword.  After … Continue reading

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