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DIY: Kitchen Science Experiments

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Before the kids head back to school (your kids or your kid’s kids), let them have one last summer-vacation-esque lab experiment in the kitchen. We found three cool and fun experiments for their curious minds that won’t wreak too much havoc on the clean up crew. Watch the video below to see what we’re talking […]

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Ideas for Caramel Apple Flavorings

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We happened across some gorgeous imagery of candied apple toppings. In particular, the several creative flavors which appear in the image below left us salivating and drooling, feeling pretty Pavlovish. The tricky part is not burning the sugar, at least it is for me! Click on the image below to see more of these beautiful […]

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DIY: Fall Simmering Pot Recipe

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I love the smell of cinnamon sticks in the winter. I had never considered that I could do the same thing in fall, or as some say, autumn. I don’t know how that will go over with the family while we still have heat and humidity going on here in Houston, but I’ll give it […]

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3 DIY Tool Organization Ideas

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The only problem with seeing posts like today’s is that I suddenly need to go buy more tools so I can create organizers. It’s a vicious, vicious cycle. Personally, I’ve found PVC to be a wonderful product to use in so many applications. If you didn’t know what PVC actually stands for, it is polyvinyl […]

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DIY: Remove Rust from Stainless Steel with Citric Acid

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On Friday, I did some woodworking on some live-edge basswood. It was great to handle the tools for a bit. Only one problem, I couldn’t find my newest square! So, I had to use my backup square…in all its rusted glory. This trick is gonna come in handy this week as I clean some rust […]

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DIY: Robotic Arm?

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OK, so I don’t know what qualifies as a robotic arm nowadays…but we’ve got a great project, especially for teaching kids about anatomy and the musculoskeletal system. Buzzfeed recently produced a video via Nifty Science and the video is down below. Check it out & Share It if you like it!

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Back to School Student Survival Kits

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We found this AWESOME post on supplies for students returning to school. Teresa Kwant (the author) has created colorful graphics and labels that you can print out and use with your kits, saving you tons of time and handiwork. Teresa’s a teacher and if her post is any indicator of her dedication to teaching, we […]

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DIY: How to Apply Sunscreen on Your Child

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Protecting the humans in your tribe from the damaging effects of ultra-violet rays, you’ll want to perfect the art of applying sunscreen onto their dermis. There’s still time left in the next month or so where it’s important to protect the skin from burns and damage. Check out the illustration below on applying sunscreen to […]

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22 Organization Tips for Back-to-School

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Back-t0-School is an exciting & stressful time, one that is made easier when routines are in place. The Krazy Coupon Lady has a great post that features 22 organization tips for this time of year. My top five favorites: Parent In-box for papers needing signing Individual Hair-styling kits Outfit hanging organizer Snacks purchased & organized […]

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