A world globe still teaches us how close we all are in the world. It brings us all together and is a great teaching tool for children. I pick up a world map and globe to search for a location.
I discovered my love for bird watching from my backyard recently. I dabbled in watching birds over the past years and now find it a wonderful hobby. Here is my story.
Throwing a Halloween Party? This year include a Costume Contest for an added bit of fun. Party goers of all ages enjoy dressing up and showing off their costume creativity.
"Creating a piece of art comes from within and expresses itself outward for all to see" says artist Jay Nixon. This article features an artist who is continually moving, creating and growing.
Everything I know about a beagle dog I learned from our family pet, Sammy. This is Sammy's Story and my tribute to a very special beagle! It is my hope you learn more about the Beagle too.
As soon as your baby learns how to stand, a toddler ride on toy is one of the best toys to assist them with balance, taking steps and developing gross motor skills.
After moving to Arizona, I needed to find the best pumpkin patches to take my young grandson to. Here are our favorite ones in the Phoenix area. I love picking my own pumpkins for Halloween.
Read here on how to find the best pancake or crepe pan to make delicious food for your family's breakfast time. Explore different styles and how to use the pan. Find recipes too.
Summer is the season to keep your family's head and face protected with the best summer hat you can buy. Listed are my top favorite styles of summer hats to keep your head cool.
This article will teach you how to make an easy blueberry cake. My grandmother gave this delicious icebox cake recipe to me years ag0. It is a an easy no-bake cake that is rich and creamy.
How do you plan a romantic breakfast for two? It begins with love and with heart shaped waffles, orange juice and even a glass of champagne! What could be better than that?
My favorite Monster Cookie recipe is one I wanted to share with you. This is my family's favorite cookie for birthdays and holiday parties. This is a great recipe to make all year round.
Green Jello or gelatin molds and salads are perfect for holidays, potlucks and family gatherings. Find great green jello recipe ideas for the coming holidays.
Summer brings lots of sunshine, outdoor time with family and friends and a beautiful garden of fresh vegetables to enjoy. Here are some of my favorite grilled roasted vegetables from the garden.
Have you heard of "hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk"? Well in the desert area of Arizona, it really is! Oatman, Arizona celebrates National Sidewalk Egg Frying Day each year.
The best toddler slide for your active young child is one that keeps them safe, busy and happy. A toddler slide gives them opportunity to climb, slide and crawl using their gross motor skills.
Ideas to decorate for Halloween using black crows placed strategically with the other holiday props or decor. In folklore, black birds or crows symbolize death and the afterlife.
It is easy to learn how to cook in an Electric Roaster. This is a great appliance to add to your kitchen especially during the busy holidays and family dinners.
Putting together a pirate costume is easy and quick to do. Just look around your closet and jewelry box and build your own "inner" Pirate character.
Pet Halloween costumes with dog wigs are funny and fun! Your pet will be the star of the party or costume contest with just the right outfit.
A Whiskey Decanter can make the perfect gift for an upcoming wedding, anniversary or another special day such as a birthday or holiday such as Christmas.
Make a quick and easy no-sew fabric Halloween or fall pumpkin in just a couple of hours. This fabric pumpkin makes a great fall decoration or give as an holiday gift.
Ladder Golf is a fun backyard game for all ages. Whether you play for fun or in a tournament, this game is easy to learn and addicting. A great family game.
How to design and put on a Haunted House from my past experience as a Recreation Supervisor. Learn the steps to put on a successful and fun Haunted House for your own community.
A classic childhood toy is the troll doll. Back in the '60's the troll doll was a huge fad and I owned a collection of them. Are trolls making a comeback?
Summertime is time to throw a Tshirt Bikini Contest. This contest is fun for ladies of all ages. This is the perfect "bikini" for those who do not want to wear a real string bikini.
Polka dots are lots of fun so why not give your pet a colorful polka dot pet bed too. Polka dots come in all sizes and colors so you can match your pet's bed with your home decor.
The best marble run sets for kids and their families are designed to develop thinking skills as well as hours of fun play at the same time. Since adults enjoy this game too, it is a great family game
Taking a day trip on a train is a wonderful way to see the beauty of the state of Arizona. These short trips are a great way to take mini-vacations and see the back country of this lovely state.