Pinterest Hit or Miss: 4th of July fun

Want to put a little pop into your Independence Day family get-together or neighborhood gathering? We’ve got you covered. We put Jacki's kids back to work and experimented with three patriotic ideas. And did so pretty successfully. Confetti Launchers This simple idea comes from the Piikea Street blog, piikeastreet.com, as a kid-friendly, inexpensive alternative to... Continue Reading →

Pinterest Hit or Miss: mason jar crafts

Got any Mason jars lying around your home? Our next Pinterest "Hit" or "Miss" edition can help you transform these ordinary jars into fun and simple craft projects. Jacki's daughter, Hannah, helped with this one and picked out two projects to try that would be fun when she has friends over for a summer party.... Continue Reading →

Pinterest Hit or Miss: s’mores with a twist

S’mores ... summer yum and fun, sitting around a campfire, enjoying the stars and lightning bugs. But there’s more you can do with your graham crackers, chocolate bars and marshmallows. In our next Pinterest "Hit" or "Miss," we found a few s'mores variations to try, especially when you’re not near a campfire or fire pit.... Continue Reading →

Pinterest Hit or Miss: homemade ice cream

Memorial Day kicks off the summer season. And nothing screams summer like ice cream. In our next Pinterest "Hit" or "Miss" series, Jacki gave her kids their next summer assignment (no homework, just taste testing) to try out a few cool Pinterest recipes. Bonus points: you don’t need an ice cream maker for any of... Continue Reading →

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