Getting ready to make truffles with historically accurate chocolate!

Chocolate Day- How to Link Chocolate to History while having Family Fun

Today is an amazing combo in that it’s summer, which is the perfect time for a trip, and that it is Chocolate Day. So I’m going to tell you how to enjoy a trip, get some amazing chocolate, and even turn it into a fun and easy history learning experience! (Interestingly enough there are actually…

While the world constantly pushes for perfection I want people to know they are not alone! It's okay to be a mess! It's okay to be Type-B.

It’s Okay to be Type-B! Perfection isn’t real and messy is okay

If you read my post yesterday maybe it resonated with you, but maybe not because you need to relax, maybe you’re like me and are probably TOO relaxed. Maybe you were saying “Alicia, I’m TOO Relaxed- Just Like You!” Well, that is the other part of what I try to do here! Photo by chaithanya krishnan on Unsplash…

We're trying out a new science book that just hit the market and having fun making slime!!

Having Fun with Mason Jar Science!

Recently I was contacted by Storey Publishing to ask if I would like to review their new book, Mason Jar Science. I love messy, fun science experiments, and I have racks of mason jars, so I said yes. They sent me a review copy and we got to work checking it out recently and are…

How to use "Woodchips" of time to enjoy hobbies -- My Workbasket

Finding Time in the Woodchips- Fitting a Hobby into a Busy Life

I’m pretty sure that I’ve mentioned (probably many times) that I grew up in a crafty family, or at least surrounded by crafty females. I remember at a young age reading a story in a craft magazine that has really stuck with me. Keeping in mind that I may not have even been double digits…