Feeding our Fine Feathered Friends

This is a great activity for kids during these never-ending days of winter. This post first appeared on the HomeFamily blog in January, 2012. By Nancy Schneider, Professional Home Economist …

Wreath Making

by Nancy Schneider, PHEc, M.Sc., C.I.M. Wreaths have traditionally been used to decorate for the holidays. There are many different ways to create a wreath with children using simple materials …

Making a Gift Bag

by Nancy Schneider, PHEc, M.Sc., C.I.M. Wrapping paper or gift bag? How about a combination of both! Wrapping paper generally can be used only once, but if you create a …

Preparing for the Holidays

by Nancy Schneider, PHEc, M.Sc., C.I.M. I don’t know about you, but for me, the holidays always seem to sneak up. December seems so far away and then all of …

Let’s plan a Gingerbread House Party!

Gingerbread Houses and Gingerbread Men cookies are a time honoured family tradition in our home during the holidays. Children and adults of all ages love to decorate a Gingerbread House …