July 4th

Paper Plate Shaker

Paper Plate Shaker

I seemed to be obsessed with recycling. My grown children often make fun of me about it. I get excited when I can use something I already have to make something new. But that also means saving stuff (or junk as some like to refer to it). Well, I used some of that...

Star Garland

Star Garland

You can make this simple star garland to decorate your table, door or banister for your 4th of July celebration. Your kids and grandkids can help.                                                                                                                         ...

Celebrate What’s Right With America

Celebrate What’s Right With America

It seems that we are bombarded by newspapers, magazines, television, and radio with all that is wrong with America. How about this July Fourth make a Top Ten List of what is great about America. Here is mine: 10. I was able to go to college and choose my profession....

Star Pastry Treats

Star Pastry Treats

Your grandchildren will have fun making this special treat for a family party and they can practice their measurement skills too. Star Pastry Treat You will need: 2 sheets of ready-rolled puff pastry 1/3 C jam (any flavor) 1 C whipped cream Confectioner’s sugar...