Archive for Arts-n-Crafts

Father’s Day DIY- Etched Monogrammed Beer Glass

Jun 06, 2014 No Comments by

Year after year, Father’s Day brings up the dilemma… What can we get Dad that he doesn’t have already? Or what can we get him that he can really use? I mean, seriously… Does Dad really need another tie?? Yeah… I didn’t think so either… This year, we are doing something that is fun, and […]

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The Looming Continues with the NEW Monster Tail Loom

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments by

“Looming”… Is that a new verb now? It seems like it is with all the talk amongst the kids with these little plastic gadgets and hooks, and rubber bands… Oh the rubber bands! I was hoping to find a way around this craze, but it didn’t work. My girls are just as into “looming” as […]

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2014 National Cherry Blossom Festival- Japanese Culture in Washington D.C.

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments by

This year, we got to attend something that I have been wanting to do for SO LONG! We went to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC or 全米桜祭り Zenbei Sakura Matsuri! When we lived in Japan, we would attend the festival every year. It was only a short drive, and the experience was just amazing. […]

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DIY- No Boil Easter Eggs!

Apr 11, 2014 No Comments by

Ok, one of the reasons we use plastic eggs instead of real ones is because  A: they’re totally reusable (when we can find them the next year) and B: they don’t require any boiling and cooling, etc, and C: there’s absolutely no worries if we don’t find one when it comes to rotting, and stinking. This […]

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DIY- Design Your Own Painted T-Shirts and Other Spring Break Sanity Savers

Mar 08, 2014 No Comments by

With all these storms full of snow and ice, it’s very hard to believe that Spring Break is already knocking on our door. I am SO ready for some sunshine though! I am tired of being stuck inside the house! Since we typically save our big trips for our Summer break, we needed to find […]

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DIY Handmade Hammered Cross Bracelet

Jan 25, 2014 No Comments

I love to make jewelry. I used to make cute little necklaces as a child, and kept up the hobby well into my adulthood. It’s been a while since I actually had the time to sit down and make some things, and I figured this was a great time to make some things and show […]

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