not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
Last night, as my bugs nestled into the couch preparing to watch The Polar Express, I went into the kitchen to make us some popcorn; but rather than making plain, ordinary popcorn, I decided to surprise the boys with Polar Express Hot Chocolate Popcorn. And yes, it tastes every bit as delicious as it sounds!Read More
The other day I was outside sprinkling salt on the treacherous patches of ice scattered haphazardly on our driveway, when M posed the question, “mommy, why are you doing that?” I explained to him that salt lowers the freezing point of water, causing the ice to melt quicker. M pondered that and then replied, “well, the puddle is a liquid, but then it froze and turned into ice, which is a solid.” I have been teaching M about the three states of matter, so I was THRILLED when he was able to transfer what he had learned about solids and liquids and apply it to situation that was relative to him.Read More
We were browsing at our local farmer’s market last weekend, when I came across a vendor selling winter bird feeders in the shapes of stockings, wreaths, and other festive motifs. They reminded me of the spring bird feeders M and I made over a year ago, and I thought to myself, I could totally make those! So, a few days later, we did :).Read More
M made these super cute fingerprint snowman glasses to give as part of his gift to his teachers, grandparents and aunties and uncles. I wanted little B to help too, but he was in a mood… 2-year-olds… *sigh*.Read More