Category Archives: crafts

Snow Day, February 27

With lingering road issues from yesterday’s snow Thursday, February 27 is a snow day in the Ann Arbor area. Ann Arbor Public Schools and many other local districts canceled school. Ann Arbor Snow Day Closures School closures were announced beginning on Tuesday evening. School Closures All Washtenaw County School Districts are closed: Ann Arbor Public Schools Ypsilanti Public Schools Lincoln […]

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Ann Arbor Cold Weather Closures & Advice

Ann Arbor Cold Weather Closures

The temperatures from Tuesday afternoon through Thursday are supposed to be dangerously cold with strong winds making the wind chill even lower. Windchills below -40F (or -40C since they’re the same thing) are a possibility. At these temperatures, it is not safe to be outside. Expect school closures, activity closures, and even businesses with modified hours. Ann Arbor Cold Weather […]

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Holiday Crafts

Ann Arbor Holiday Crafts

Holiday crafts are a definite holiday tradition. I have numerous handmade ornaments on my Christmas tree. Some that I made as a child and some that my daughter has made. Making an ornament is a great way to keep your child’s holiday crafts over the years. Holiday Crafts at Home Tri-Bead Ornaments Tri-Bead Ornaments are one of my perennial favorites. […]

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May the Fourth Be With You – Star Wars Day is Monday

Celebrate Star Wars Day in Ann Arbor

Monday is Star Wars Day – May the Fourth (Be With You). As Star Wars Fans, we will definitely be celebrating this weekend and on Monday. Ann Arbor Star Wars Day Events Since May 4th is on Monday, there are a few Star Wars events scheduled this weekend to kick off the celebration. The Star Wars Baseball Game and Movie doesn’t fit into our […]

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Dyeing Easter Eggs Naturally

Today one of my Facebook friends shared an infographic by Door to Door Organics with ingredients for dyeing Easter eggs naturally. Door to Door Organics is encouraging sharing of their infographic (below): Embedded from Door to Door Organics Colorado I love that this method hard-boils the eggs at the same time that it dyes them! When I’m crunched for time, it would be a […]

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Snowman Diaper Cake

Snowman Diaper Cake

We’re currently planning my sister’s baby shower for right after Christmas. Since the baby shower is so close to Christmas, we are doing a winter theme. As I browsed Pinterest, I found several cute snowmen diaper-cakes. I knew it would be a perfect decoration/gift for the shower. But I was unsure of how much work it would be. Last night, my daughter, my my […]

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