Entries by Todd & Erin

Homeschooling During the Coronavirus Confinement? Five Sanity-Saving Resources

Homeschooling during the Coronavirus confinement? Five sanity-saving resources. The true horror of my daughter’s situation just hit her today when I came home with her packet from school. “What is that?” “This is your school coursework while we’re homeschooling during the quarantine.” “What?” Zoe’s voice rose to a pitch that could shatter glass. “This isn’t […]

Kid-Tested (And Kid-Approved) Jokes

Kid-Tested (And Kid-Approved) Jokes. I’m not going to lie, I looked these up with my third-grader as self-defense. There’s only so many “jokes” that don’t go anywhere that I can take, and now that my Zoe’s nine, she is the Queen of Truly Terrible Puns- she can barely get the joke out before dissolving into […]

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Have you been thinking about making a homemade hand sanitizer? With hand sanitizer gel currently sold out everywhere, there is a homemade option I got from a friend of mine who’s a doctor with UNICEF – they use this formula out in the field where there’s no Walmart just around the corner. But she emphasizes, […]

The 5 Best Gifts In A Jar

    The 5 Best Gifts In A Jar I love jars.  You can pack ‘em full of anything and they look cool. However, there are some things to put in jars that also make them delightful to open.  The twins, Zoe and I have been working on some simple “gifts in a jar” this […]

You Never Knew You Needed a Crystal Wand. Until Now.

You never knew you needed a crystal wand. Until now. But once around the Rocktacular! Crystal and Gem Show and you’re waving one like Harry Potter. Why? Because it’s cool. Because there are nearly 50 locally-owned businesses all there to immerse you in healing and self-care. Empowerment and health. Treats and gifts and goodies and […]