Turban Headband Tutorial and Printable}Activity Day Idea

TUrban Headbands

Last week I was able to hang out with my Activity Day girls again.  They haven’t gotten someone to take my place yet but I know it’s coming.  This week we did a fun little sewing activity.  I spent many years teaching children’s sewing classes so I love being able to do a sewing project with these girls now and then.   I also wanted to make myself some of those cute knit turban headbands I’ve seen people wearing so I thought I’d teach the girls how to do it [Continue Reading…]

Oreo Witch Shoes and Free Printable Tag

Witch Hallloween Party

One of the gifts  I gave to my Activity Day Girls at our I Scream You Scream Witch Halloween Party were these cute Oreo Witch Shoes. I had originally seen the idea over at Quilt Taffy  who had made Oreo Elf Shoes.  I pinned the idea thinking some year they would be a fun Christmas gift for my neighbors.  Then I saw that my friend Kristi had shared a witch shoe version over at Dairy of Dave’s Wife.  I changed the pattern up a bit to make my own version of Oreo Witch Shoes. [Continue Reading…]

Pom Pom Bookmarks & Book Review {Activity Day Idea}


We had Activity Day this last week. (A twice a month church activity for girls ages 8-12)  They already had a book review scheduled before I was put in as one of the leaders.  I thought it was a great idea but I thought maybe we needed to add a little fun, hands-on project and treat into the activity too. So as the girl’s arrived they were able to visit the Valentines Day Hot Chocolate Bar. For more details on how I put it together check out my post earlier [Continue Reading…]

Valentine Advent Calendar {Activity Day Idea}

valentine advent calendar

This week I posted a photo on instagram of a project I was getting ready to work on with a group of girls from church.  I got lots of requests for more info on what we were doing so I have decided to share it today on the blog. You see, I have a new calling or job at church.  As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints we all have a “job” or a “calling.”  We have a totally lay ministry which means no one [Continue Reading…]