Chances are if you have crafty daughter or son, you’ve heard about or at least seen some pretty cool rubber band jewelry worn by them or possibly their peers. Rubber-band jewelry is like the new friendship bracelet that I remember making in my pre-teen to teen years. These cool accessories that can be customized in so many ways are pretty awesome and if you ask me, I don’t see them going out of style anytime soon!
Recently, I was given the opportunity to check out the craft book Totally Awesome Rubber Band Jewelry written by Colleen Dorsey and published at Design Originals. This book let me tell you, is a must have if you have or plan on gifting either a Rainbow Loom, Cra-Z-Loom, Fun-Loom, or another similar one to those to make rubber band accessories. Though if you already have one and looking for some great pattern ideas, you’ll want to grab a copy of this title. Read the rest of this entry »
CELTIC WOMAN ‘HOME FOR CHRISTMAS: LIVE IN CONCERT’ TO AIR ON PBS TELEVISION NOVEMBER 30 THRU DECEMBER
Celtic Woman has been a favorite group of mine for quite sometime. My husband and I a few years ago got a chance to see them live in concert and it was such a treat! During this holiday season, we’ve been enjoying their stirringly beautiful voices sing traditionally well known Christmas favorites on their Home For Christmas Deluxe CD/DVD combo!
Do your kids love sea animals like mine do? Do they giggle and smile at the sight of any puppet or jump for joy at the chance to put on a show for family and friends? If so, I guarantee they’ll love The Sea Squad Puppets on a stick by Educational Insights! This cool set of sea friends are sure to delight just about anyone!
The Sea Squad is made up of Flipper the angler fish, Dipper the octopus, Chomper the shark, and Bob the clam. The bright and cheerful colors make puppets really stand out. Each puppet has googly, silly expressions and fun details ( the angler fishes angler glows in the dark!) that in my opinion give them some real personality bringing them to life in cool cartoon-ish kinda way! Read the rest of this entry »