13 Creative Stamps Made With Stuff From Around The House

toilet paper roll stamps

Snow is fun but even the best snow bunnies like to come inside. Here are some easy stamps you can make with your kids where it’s nice and warm (with a mug of hot cocoa).  No need for a run to the store, these are items you may have around the house. Toilet paper rolls […]

Craft Time: 12 Egg Carton Crafts

Egg Carton Crafts RichmondMom

The snow day staples: milk, bread and eggs. We already addressed what to do with all that milk… so now, how can we keep the kids entertained with the eggs? Well, to go along with that you’re going to need some snow day activities. So, here are some crafty “sides” to go along with your […]

What ‘Cha Gonna Do With All That Milk?

glass of milk

It seems to happen every time. A forecast for 10” of snow just so happens to coincide with the same time we ran out of our usual half gallon of milk. Unfortunately, this facilitates a need for the grocery store, which is, quite possibly, the worst place anyone can be before it snows. I ran […]

Balmy Snow Activities?

My Snow Angel

There is only so much time you can spend outside in the cold snow.  So what can you do once your kids have exhausted the requisite outdoor snow activities, such as sledding, snowball fights, making snow angels and snowmen, and climbing those mega snow mountains here in RVA*?  Sip some hot chocolate and bring the […]

Where to Sled in Richmond


Snow (again) in Richmond. It’s a (sometimes) rare chance to grab that sled and hit the “slopes”  We’ve made a list of some great places to sled around town when school is out (because it will be). Please note that parks close at dark and it’s prohibited to sled on something weird like a sheet […]

Surviving a Snow Day

My son playing in the snow. (elatedexhaustion.com)

“No, no, no, no,” I repeated to myself over and over. “Don’t list it. Not again.” I watched with baited breath as it cycled through. They are always in alphabetical order. His was coming up soon. And there it was. Henrico County Schools were closed. Again. (And Chesterfield and Richmond in that case.) “I really […]