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St. Patrick's Day – Children's Books, Craft and an Irish Prayer

CHILDREN'S BOOKS Here are a few great books I recommend for teaching the story behind St. Patrick’s Day to your Children! Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland, by Tomie dePaola The Last Saint in Ireland: A Story About St. Patrick, by Sheila McGill-Callahan and Will Hillenbrand St. Patrick's Day, by Gail Gibbons St. Patrick's Day in the Morning, by Eve Bunting and Jan Brett The Story [...]

By | 2013-03-15T07:00:08+00:00 March 15th, 2013|Categories: DIY / Crafts, Holidays|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Valentine's Day Ideas – Goodies, Crafts, Decor and More

If your life resembles mine in any way, you've likely woken up today, realized what day it was, and blurted out that which will not be repeated here....(How do these days whiz by us so fast!?!?). But don't worry. All is not lost. I've gathered together some ways you can make it look like you were on top of it the whole time. Decor, desserts, [...]

By | 2013-02-13T22:50:17+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Categories: DIY / Crafts, Holidays|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

March 26th is Purple Day – Bringing Awarenss to Epilepsy

Special Happens has gone PURPLE! While we pay attention to a number of “Awareness projects” as J has a number of diagnosis, I’m not certain that we’ve paid attention to one of the main diagnosis that J holds that we are in a continual battle with now….just as we battle Autism, we battle Epilepsy.  November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month...but did you know Monday, March [...]

By | 2012-03-25T15:25:18+00:00 March 25th, 2012|Categories: DIY / Crafts, Epilepsy|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments