Entries from February 2011

Monday, February 21st, 2011

A sleek slipcover

  I won’t get into details, but lets just say after this morning’s mess I wish I had slipcovers on my sofa! Why haven’t I gone this route before; because most look sloppy and don’t fit right. But I think West Elm got it right with their new slipcovered sofa! And it’s on sale now; and […]

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

A sweet Valentine’s Day!

    Valentine’s Day is made for Pre-schoolers! My tainted view of this hallmark holiday was officially restored by my sweet  5 year old boy! It was 100% completely his idea to have a party; have everyone come in their fanciest clothes, enjoy treats and dance to Lady Gaga. How could I not oblige?  It was sweet, […]

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Charlie and Lola

    The favorite show among my kids is Max and Ruby; but mine is Charlie and Lola!  Charlie and Lola doesn’t captivate my children the way Max and Ruby does but I adore the graphics! And I could easily design a twin bedroom based on the quirky drawings. Here’s the plan: Paint the room […]

Friday, February 4th, 2011

makedo is Awesome!

I brought the makedo kit to  my Eco Art class this week and without hesitation the kids declared it AWESOME! With very little instruction they took to  it –sawing, punching holes and connecting cardboard. The kids agreed that a group project would be fun and were very excited to build a city for their first […]