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Homemade Bubble Solution

Homemade Bubble Solution

Make a homemade bubble solution with common household ingredients you already have on hand. We had a great end to Carter’s spring break from school last week. I took Friday off from work and we went to the Science Center…

My Friday Five – March Madness

Here we are at the end of another week. Most of the schools here were on spring break this last week. While we didn’t jet off to somewhere warm, and I’m incredibly jealous of those who did, I was happy to…

Brownie Bites with Mint Creme

My Friday Five – Catching Up!

I’m hoping my unintentional few week hiatus from posting is over. Work travel plus end of winter (hopefully) sickness has kept me sidelined lately. I hated to miss another Friday Five, so here’s my attempt to catch up on the…

My Friday Five – Yep, It’s Winter

It seems ironic that it snowed almost a foot here the day before Groundhog’s Day. Only 6 more weeks of winter would be welcome! Alas, it’s usually longer than that. Snowstorms here often mean lots of fun, pretty trees, aching…

My Friday Five

Celebrate good times… come on! It’s nice to have a few things to celebrate in the middle of winter. This week was filled with Todd’s birthday, Carter’s 100th day of school and of course normal work, school, home happenings. 1.…

LEGO Crayon Valentines

LEGO Crayon Valentines

Make your own LEGO crayons perfect for a non-candy valentine or LEGO birthday party favor. It’s no surprise that my LEGO fanatic 6 year old wanted LEGO Valentines this year.  I ran across some LEGO molds earlier this year and…

My Friday Five – Just One of Those Weeks

Am I the only one not quite in the swing of things after the holidays? This week has been a long one, and I’m so happy it’s Friday! 1. One Hot Mess – For some reason during the week our…

My Friday Five – Hello Winter

I’m writing to you from the frozen tundra of the Midwest. We’ve had a somewhat mild winter so far, but that all changed this week. 1. Oh, Hello Winter – the 7 inches of snow and below freezing temps didn’t make it…

My Friday Five – Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! We had a pretty relaxing week finishing up some holiday get togethers, ringing in the New Year, sleeping in, watching movies and even getting a few workouts in. I generally take the week off between Christmas and New…

A Year of Being Grateful

I have a friend who chooses a “focus word” at each start of the new year. Two years ago, I joined her and chose the word CREATE. That was the year I started Sometimes Homemade. Last year I didn’t pick…