FIRST Lego League Robotic Competitions

The FIRST LEGO League, also known by the acronym FLL, is an international competition organized by FIRST for elementary and middle school students (ages 9-14 in the USA and Canada, 9-16 else where.) [Read more…]

Christmas Card Holder Ideas

I love them as much as I loathe preparing them… The Christmas Card. They hang over you throughout the month of November like an albatross around your neck. You love getting them, seeing pictures of friends” kids from year to year and keeping up with old college pals. But what to do with them all? [Read more…]

Bill-A-Ritas: Smooth Margaritas, Major Kick!

Once upon a time… I found a recipe for margaritas that didn”t have that tequila bite, making them easier to drink, of course. Then my husband took the recipe and LOOK OUT! We now have Bill-A-Ritas. [Read more…]

Santa Wish Bubbles… Make Some Magic!

Christmas brings many demands. I”m a huge fan of cutting corners where you can, with out compromising safety or anything important. If I can find a way to make some Christmas magic with out a huge amount of effort… I feel pretty smart. [Read more…]

How to Create a Department Store Christmas Tree Look

Have you ever wondered why your Christmas tree never turns out like those at the big department stores? There are a few things that separate your tree from those in at Nordstroms or the like. Mainly, it has to do with size… as always, bigger is better. [Read more…]