Alligator’s Friends Need Your Help

For some time now, I have been creating whimsical pictures of animals using torn scraps of interesting paper.  This began as a project when both of my children were toddlers. It was a rainy week, and we were all sitting together downstairs, with a bright array of origami paper spread out on the floor around…

Cardboard Luxury Home

  As a parent who is concerned about proper nutrition for her kids, I try to get the best food available.  That said, I only have a certain amount of time per week, and I do not have the option of driving to the grocery store while my children are at school.  Needless to say,…

New projects have been envisioned!

One year, I don’t remember whether we had a Christmas tree, but I do remember helping my mom cover the entire front room with kraft paper, and making presents and ribbons and even a life-size fireplace out of paper. We hung our stockings in front of the paper fireplace. It was like the world had been magically transformed, and my Mom became a hero because she had done this. I also recall a time when she sat on the floor with me and we drew pictures on haunted houses using my huge box of crayons. My Mom is a very creative person, and the times when I was able to share the creation of things with her are cherished moments. I even remember hunting together for pinecones and then dipping them in glue and glitter to make beautiful sparkling decorations.

Guest Blogger #1: Kathleen O. David

As promised, I am hosting guest bloggers for the Summer. I have known Kathleen for about ten years, and I have always been impressed with her incredible talent for creating dolls and puppets. I was very glad when she agreed to be my first guest! -J Wiggling Dolls for Fun and a little Profit I…