Daily Archive: November 2, 2012

Sandy-Crisis Map — Finding Information about Storm Affected Areas (power, gas stations, food, images etc.) 0

Sandy-Crisis Map — Finding Information about Storm Affected Areas (power, gas stations, food, images etc.)

Sandy-Crisis Map After a nerve wracking wait, we got in touch with my step-Mom’s relative who got in touch with my folk’s pet-sitter who drove over to their house to find that my Dad and step-Mom are fine. They still don’t have power (they’re in the huge stretch of New Jersey and New York that is still out of power). If you want to check on your loved ones and...

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Pumpkin Pie Scented Playdough

The scent of this playdough brought¬†even my 9-year-old running! So much for the schoolwork that was supposed to get done while ED was happily playing! I had to change course and do some read-alouds while the kids were occupied. Here’s how we made it: 1 cup flour 1/3 cup salt 1 1/2 ¬†tsp cloves 1 1/2 or 2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1 Tablespoon Cream of Tartar 1 Tablespoon...