Nail Polish Review

What are some inexpensive brands of nail polish that work well? How good is the nail polish that costs $1? In a previous post I mentioned my one and done fingernail painting philosophy. This means I paint my fingernails with one coat and I am done no matter what. Okay, sometimes I do two coats… Continue reading Nail Polish Review

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Leaf Activities

What are some leaf preschool activities my preschooler can do? Little Bear has been fascinated with rocks and leaves lately. Now is a really good time of year to be learning about leaves, so I took the opportunity to create some educational activities centered around leaves. I started with one activity, but it turned into… Continue reading Leaf Activities

Create Your Own Journal!

What are some ways that I can create my own notebook or journal? Yesterday I talked about The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor and mentioned that I’d be giving you some ideas for creating your own journal. If you haven’t already you can look at using this handy little sheet I created called Thinking Positive as… Continue reading Create Your Own Journal!

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The Happiness Advantage

How can I be more optimistic in my daily life? A little while ago my brother-in-law showed Kevin and I this video by Shawn Achor who studies happiness. We originally started talking about it because of the unicorn story at the beginning, but Kevin and I were both intrigued by the rest of the clip.… Continue reading The Happiness Advantage

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Dollar Store Finds – Pompoms and Die Cut Letters

This is the very first post for a new series called “Dollar Store Finds.” I am so excited about this series because the dollar store has helped so much with setting up my preschool. And when I say “helped” I mean “helped me save money!!!” It’s wonderful. So, without further conversation, let me share with… Continue reading Dollar Store Finds – Pompoms and Die Cut Letters

Letter of the Week Cost Breakdown

How much does it cost to print and laminate the Letter of the Week curriculum? Is the Letter of the Week curriculum worth the money? Once upon a time I discovered the Letter of the Week curriculum. That was a good day. I was feeling pretty stuck in the development of my preschool curriculum and wasn’t sure… Continue reading Letter of the Week Cost Breakdown

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Homemade Matte Mod Podge

How do you make homemade matte mod podge? Homemade mod podge is not only super fast and easy, but it is also very economical. All it takes is some Elmer’s glue and some water. I have used it for many crafts and it has been working great! So, I’ll get straight to it. The original… Continue reading Homemade Matte Mod Podge

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