Laura Franz

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15 Stitches Every Embroiderer Should Know

01 of 16<p>Top 15 Stitches in Hand Embroidery<p>Learning hand embroidery is both fun and relaxing, plus it's an easy way to create beautiful art with …

How to Make Sure Your Child Doesn't Need Adulting Classes

Keeping your brain young sounds fabulous. Having your life fall apart because you can't keep a budget is not so fabulous, so I read with fascination about an "Adulting School" in Maine that takes people who are chronologically already adults and teaches them how to act their age.<p>It's a great niche …

Cleaning

15 Charts For Anyone Trying To Be A Better Adult This Month

Prepare your planners.

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

We mapped out eight under-the-radar alternatives to popular European destinations, based on the kind of activity you're looking for. Adventure sports, wine tastings, the beach?! These secondary spots are equally as awesome, just a whole lot cheaper.<p><i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French …

National Parks

Audrey Hepburn and Sumo: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing

Highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment<p><b>The Elegant, Rare Career of Audrey Hepburn</b><p><b>The Sea of Crises</b><p><b>What Is An Ending? 'Serial' And The Ongoing Story Of Wanting Too Much</b><p><b>The War of the Words</b><p><b>The Duke of Doubt</b><p><b>The Right to a Sexual Narrative: On the Lena Dunham Abuse Claims</b><p><b>Why Taylor</b> …

How to Draw a Perfect Circle Freehand

<i>This article originally appeared on Lost at E Minor.</i><p>No one thought it was possible. Until now. In the tutorial video below, YouTuber Dave Hax shows …

What to Consider Before Starting Construction

So you and your designer have settled on a plan for your remodel or your custom new-build home. You can already envision gathering with family and …

8 Ways to Create a Neighborly Front Yard

Many of us find ourselves living in communities defined not by common acquaintances, knowledge and culture, but by geography or economics. Rather …

10 Delicious Snow Day Recipes to Make With Kids

Keep them happy and warm in the kitchen with these simple and delicious recipes.<p>When the kids are home on a snow day, they need fun indoor activities to keep busy after sledding. Keep them happy and warm in the kitchen with these simple and delicious recipes.<p><b>1. Soft Pretzels</b><p>These soft pretzels …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ten fun ways to use a flannel board

When I first opened my own school, I went on flannel board making spree which you can see how I made my own by clicking on this post: DIY Make Your …

What will the weather be today? Our morning weather routine

With so many different kinds of weather since the start of our school year, we have been able to really take notice of the weather changes as we ask …

More ways to celebrate winter

On the last Discover and Explore linky, we shared our favorite ways to play in the snow. and then asked our blogger friends to share their winter …

Five New Year resolutions for preschool teachers

Another calendar year has come and gone and as we start a new year, I thought I would share a few resolutions for the preschool teacher in</b> …