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How to keep a cat out of a Christmas tree. Again.

Back in 2004, I wrote down some ideas on how to keep a cat out of our Christmas tree. As our kitten grew older, the issue went away. However, this year we have a new kitten so it’s top of mind again. Lucky for us, there have been some good advancements over the years. The […]

Luna Lovegood Halloween

For Halloween this year, Lily went as Luna Lovegood from Harry Potter. It’s great to see her picking characters/costumes that are unique and fun. Luna’s brave, smart, creative, and not like any one else. 

2018 Halloween Pumpkins

This years Halloween pumpkins include a cat, OMG face, Spiderman, Harry Potter and a cat-a-corn (cat unicorn). This year we tried a few different techniques on a few of the pumpkins like scraping the outside of the pumpkin and not carving it all the way through. That’s how Spiderman’s web is done and Harry’s glasses. […]

Some Easter Fun

Had some fun on Easter. Created giant Peeps for the neighbors, made an even bigger bunny in the snow, and finished off the day with a fun Peeps Jello dessert.

Tip: Don’t buy multi-mode solar powered Christmas lights.

Solar power Christmas lights sound like a pretty good idea right? Well, they are but make sure you don’t get multi-mode lights. I bought two sets of solar Christmas lights from two different companies. Both had 8 modes. Both have the same issue, no memory. When the batteries run out, they forget what setting they […]

Cheap, Easy, DIY Glow in the Dark Easter Eggs

What can make Easter more fun? Glow in the dark Easter eggs! These Easter eggs look good in the dark and it’s a nice twist on your typical egg hunts. We usually do these hunts in the house leading up to Easter just for the fun of it. Things you’ll need: Plastic Easter Eggs Chances […]