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How we make our Reading Pillows

I gotten a lot of questions about how we do our pillows, so I thought I’d share our process & some in-progress pics. (= First I sketch out a rough pattern design of the character on large paper. Then the kids & I search through the fabric supply in my mom’s...
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A Court of Thrones and Roses Review

I just finished A Court of Thrones and Roses (commonly referred to as ACOTAR) by Sarah J. Mass – and, I should have listened to the hype sooner. 😉 This is a beauty and the beast retelling set in the fairy world. But, even though I loved Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and...
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Adorable Chibi Harry Potter Art Video 

Cabot and Riley finished another fun art video by Cabot (aka The Nerdy Artist). This one is cute Chibi Harry Potter art — Oops, I Missed the Snitch. (= Enjoy!
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Dry Ice Photo Shoot Fun -- with a

Fun & Easy Halloween Party Idea

If you’re looking for something fabulously cool to do for your kid’s upcoming Halloween party check this out! (= Bring some Witch’s Brew! It’s sooo cool, and easy to do. (= We just tested it at home and here how to set it up: Buy a large plastic cauldron at Party City or...
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www.ShenaLeonard.com Messy Table, Creative House As an anonymous Kindergarten Teacher so aptly put it, “A Messy Table is a sign of a Happy and Creative household.” We couldn’t agree more! Check out all of the fun project ideas, recipes, reviews, and other things that keep our table looking well-loved every day. (=

Birthday Board – Harry Potter Theme

We do a Birthday Bulletin Board for Riley’s school each month and I think this month is our favorite yet! (= Check it out……   Here’s the song the Sorting Hat is singing in case you can’t read it on the photo. Not to Gryffindor, Ravenclaw or...
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