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Eastside Nutcracker Performance Guide

Want to see the Nutcracker? The Best Christmas Pageant Ever? Some holiday tunes? We have them for you, right here!

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Quick Fun: Microwave Ivory Soap for quick kid fun!

Have half an hour to fill? Try microwaving a bar of Ivory soap! Seriously! I saw it on Pinterest and my daughter and I gave it a try. We stuck a bar on a dinner plate and microwaved it in 30 second blasts. It fluffs up and expands while you watch! Then my daughter played [...]

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DIY Postcard Passport and Travel Journal

As road trip season gets into high gear, I have been gathering up ideas for keeping everyone interested and engaged on the road. One thing I have searched for is some sort of clever travel journal, something along the lines of a passport that could be stamped. I didn’t find what I wanted- so I [...]

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postcrossing Swap postcards with penpals across the world

  With the internet taking over communication, it seems that regular postal mail is reserved for bills and ads. The days of penpals and postcards seem quaint now. But what if you want to connect with someone via the mailbox instead of the inbox? can help. is a free website that connects users [...]

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