Travel with Kids: Know Before You Go
Sooner or later many of us find ourselves searching for the best travel deals. This is particularly true when traveling with kids. Family travel is costly and stressful.
The key to almost stress free travel with kids or without is planning. Know before you go! Avoid surprise charges; know luggage fees and limits; know airline, car rental, and hotel policies and amenities. Pack wisely and make a budget.
I’m a travel agent always planning and searching for the best ...
DIY Crochet Elephant Snuggly – FREE Pattern
I have twin grandbabies, Harper and Sadi. I made them these cute elephant snugglies. They are very simple to make, they're basically an over-sized granny square with a stuffed elephant head attached to the middle. It took me just a few hours to make each one.
I used the free pattern from DenDennis Amigurumist but added my own border. For the blue border I used a simple slip stitch/chain 1 pattern all the way around; for the pink one I used a picot type pattern to make it look ...
Key to Shiny Stainless Steel Appliances
When my grandsons were staying with me I had given up the battle of trying to keep my stainless steel refrigerator and other appliances shiny and spotless. The boys were always in the fridge for a snack or drink, keeping the fridge doors spotted with fingerprints.
My son warned me that the longer the prints and smudges remained the harder they would be to remove. But what could I do? It seemed pointless to clean the doors only to have them in the same or worse condition a few minutes ...
A Day In Tombstone, Arizona
Tombstone, Arizona, the name evokes visions of gunfights, saloons, Wyatt Earp, the Clantons, Doc Holliday, and ghosts.
Everyone's heard of the infamous gunfight at the O.K. Corral and may have seen it depicted in the recent movie bearing the town's name. But Tombstone is not just a remnant of the Wild West. It's a real town with real people who've lived there through out history and live there still. This has earned Tombstone the epitaph "The Town Too Tough to Die."
Ever since my ...
Crocheted Mermaid Costume for Infants – Free Pattern
I saw this cute mermaid costume on Pinterest. It was being offered for sale on Etsy.com for just under $50.
I really wanted one for my baby granddaughter but wasn't will to spend $50 for it. I knew I could make it myself if only I could find the right pattern. I searched online and found several different free patterns. None of them really worked for me. I ended up using 3 different patterns and combining the pieces to make the version I ended up ...