How many coffee mugs can one person take? For those teachers who spend day after day tirelessly shepherding, teaching, and entertaining our kids, I wonder if they ever roll their eyes at the same-old gifts that come across their desks at the end of the year. So I asked my friend Wendy Brown what her […]

apple tree kit

I know, it’s the time of year you’re thinking about a different kind of tree than one that bears apples, but come on, how sweet is this apple tree kit, called “An Apple Tree to Be Kit“. It includes everything you need to grow an apple tree, except for patience, which you will need to […]


My son is too young for this cool project idea that Jenny Komenda posted on her blog but I think it’s so cool that I’m filing it away for a few years from now. She buys hardcover canvas sketchbooks and has her kids decorate the covers with Chartpak markers. They look so cool! She gave them as […]

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