april fool’s day

april fools' pranks and jokes for kids
March 26, 2014 2 comments

april fools’ pranks and jokes for kids

      Seriously, April Fools’ Day is one of my favorite holidays, and I know that’s not normal. I just think April Fools’ Day gives us a good excuse ...

april fools' candy bugs: funny trick for families
March 19, 2014 4 comments

april fools’ candy bugs: funny trick for families

 originally published in 2011     April Fools’ Day is practically upon us, and I thought that before I served the kids jell-o in their juice cups tomorrow (seriously, how funny ...

april fool's family fun: 3 no-fail ways to get kids laughing
April 1, 2013 3 comments

april fool’s family fun: 3 no-fail ways to get kids laughing

I’ve always found April Fools’ time a great excuse to sneak in a few extra laughs, some silliness, some second-glances, and some smiles.  I’ll even take eye-rolls if it comes ...

easy, super-silly april fools' tricks
April 1, 2012 10 comments

easy, super-silly april fools’ tricks

April Fool’s Day is another holiday where I’ve leaned more toward the silly than the really tricky. I love thinking about my ‘big’ April Fool’s Day tricks and hearing my ...

fun and easy april fool's tricks for kids
March 29, 2011 14 comments

fun and easy april fool’s tricks for kids

Ha! It’s almost April Fool’s Day–the silliest holiday in the history of holidays. I’ve got something super up my sleeve for the big day this week, but until then, here ...

how to make candy sushi
December 12, 2010 21 comments

how to make candy sushi

What better sweet, beautiful, make-your-own-snack for a birthday party than Candy Sushi? Maddy requested sushi for her birthday dinner, but because we had already planned a big ole cheerleading birthday ...

april fools' trick: eggs and bacon
April 1, 2010 12 comments

april fools’ trick: eggs and bacon

Eggs and bacon, anyone?  It’s April Fools’ Day, and even though I’m feeling totally under the weather today, I couldn’t resist trying to pull a fast one on my three ...

homemade squid dogs: a teachmama FLOP
January 27, 2010 5 comments

homemade squid dogs: a teachmama FLOP

it’s a bird. . . it’s a plane. . . it’s a– Squid Dog. Yep. You got it. A squid dog. This is what happens when I get a new ...