Re-organizing and purging!

After returning from our six week stay staycation in New Mexico I was on a mission to get our house cleaned up, organized and purged! I was afraid it was going to be a slow going process because I had a week full of activities to catch up with friends here in Texas BUT I ended up being stuck at home because Kangaroo and Monkey have a summer cold. … [Continue]

Advent Calendar: Ice Hangings

Today's activity with the kids is one that I saw in Family Fun magazine. We took out all of our Christmas cookie cutters and placed them in a cake pan, strung a string through each cookie cutter, added some cold water and placed the pan in the freezer for a couple of hours. Once they were frozen we ran the pan under a little hot water to break the … [Continue]

Advent Calendar: Luminarias

We made an advent calendar for the month of December with an activity on each day to celebrate winter/Christmas. Over the last week we have; made a snowman craft, sang Christmas carols, visited Santa at the mall, enjoyed family free night at the Festival of Trees, watched a Christmas movie, and drove through the Luminarias at San Juan College. Here … [Continue]