Entries by Todd & Erin

The Five Creepiest Utah Cemeteries

The Five Creepiest Utah Cemeteries. I grew up in the Avenues here in Salt Lake City, just a couple of blocks from the venerable city cemetery. So we played hide and seek around the tombstones, ran circles around Emo’s Grave and dared the night watchman to chase us down after hours. I didn’t get the […]

Five Minute Halloween Crafting – Corn Critters

Hold on to your corn husks! While you’re finishing off the last of the summer corn on the cob, save the husks for the Todd’s most clever new Halloween delight- Corn Critters. Our eight-year-old Zoe and the Todd show you how.   Five Minute Halloween Crafting – Corn Critters You’ll need: A glue gun Craft […]

5 Fun Ideas For New Halloween Family Traditions

5 Fun Ideas For New Halloween Family Traditions. The importance of developing traditions together as a family has really hit me again since Zoe (our tempestuous 8-year-old) started questioning our Halloween quirks and oddities. “Why do we have a Halloween tree?  Jane doesn’t have a Halloween tree.” “Adam and Peter across the street already haaaaave […]

I Did Not Know That! Genius Parenting Tips & Tricks

So, in the Good Old Days, everyone had a cool Nana that lived with them and basically told everyone what to do. So Parenting Tips & Tricks weren’t really needed.  Nana knew all this stuff. Then, we all decided to start moving around and multi-generational families weren’t so common.  And all of a sudden, it’s […]

5 Great Water Games For Kids

5 Great Water Games For Kids 5 Great Water Games For Kids. Mr. Thermometer is finally cracking 90, and the backyard hose will be constantly running until the first freeze of Fall. Splash pads are out of the question, as are the neighborhood pools. So our backyard’s desirability has a sudden urgency. So, when the […]

The 5 Best Gifts In A Jar

    The 5 Best Gifts In A Jar So, it turns out all those mason jars I bought for handy crafting (go ahead and laugh, I’m waiting for it) will come in handy after all!! There’s so many “first responders” that I want to thank- not only medical workers (we’ve had a stream of […]