91 Days – Don’t Swat That Spider!

  My oldest son Billy was asked  (assigned) to be the lead spider in his school’s production of the play Going Buggy. He wasn’t thrilled, but he loved baseball – so we made him into a baseball-playing spider. His costume was an upcycled warm-up suit with added arms. The gloved hands were attached by fishing line so they moved with his hands – he was […]

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Karon Warren, a multi-talented woman of words (WOW), kindly included a few of my ideas in her mom.me 4th of July slideshow: http://mom.me/holidays/8465-fun-ways-celebrate-4th-july/The clever ideas and beautiful photos will inspire you as you plan your future summer celebrations. Please visit her website and cheer her work!

Your Family Tree: 92 Days

  This is a good time to copy your harvest and Halloween photos and create happy decorations for your family tree. Similar to scrapbook pages, the bright remembrances add cheer to your autumn décor. Add a few holiday cut-outs and your family will be delighted!    You’ll find instructions for your Family Tree in:   http://www.amazon.com/Harvest-Halloween-Handbook-Artisan-ebook/dp/B009PA8ON6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374845872&sr=8-1&keywords=pam+mcmurtry http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/pam-mcmurtry?store=allproducts&keyword=pam+mcmurtry Download your copy today!     […]

93 Days – Hope You Can Come!

Now’s a good time to start saving thinking about your  harvest or Halloween shindig.  For Halloween ideas and creative themes, order your Harvest and Halloween Handbook here: http://www.amazon.com/Harvest-Halloween-Handbook-Artisan-ebook/dp/B009PA8ON6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374845872&sr=8-1&keywords=pam+mcmurtry http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/pam-mcmurtry?store=allproducts&keyword=pam+mcmurtry      

Anti-Bullying Skills for Back-to-School; Protect Your Children

As your children head back to school, make sure they have these important skills to use and share. http://familyshare.com/the-most-important-items-for-back-to-school-tolerance-and-respect This is a manuscript of am interview with a gentleman from Belfast, Ireland who helped start nobullying.com, We discussed bullying and how to protect against it.  http://nobullying.com/danger-of-bullying/  I’m Pam McMurtry, I’m a parent of seven, author and artist. I’ve worked with […]

94 – We are Seven

  We are Seven is a poem written by William Wordsworth in the late eighteenth century. In the poem, a young child adamantly defends the reality of her family of seven siblings, even though two have died. She senses that they are not far away. We Are Seven –A simple child, That lightly draws its breath, And feels its life in every limb, What […]

95 and Still Alive

  This sweet girl looks like the Princess Ozma of the original The Wizard of Oz series in the early 1900s by L. Frank Baum. He wrote 14 charming and magical books, some dealt with current issues such as the women’s suffrage movement and were banned.   For more Halloween ideas and creative themes order your Harvest and Halloween Handbook here: http://www.amazon.com/Harvest-Halloween-Handbook-Artisan-ebook/dp/B009PA8ON6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374845872&sr=8-1&keywords=pam+mcmurtry http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/pam-mcmurtry?store=allproducts&keyword=pam+mcmurtry 

96 Days and a Bouquet

This was the bridal bouquet of a lovely autumn bride. Fall weddings are so romantic. For more harvest and Halloween ideas and creative themes order your Harvest and Halloween Handbook here: http://www.amazon.com/Harvest-Halloween-Handbook-Artisan-ebook/dp/B009PA8ON6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374845872&sr=8-1&keywords=pam+mcmurtry http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/pam-mcmurtry?store=allproducts&keyword=pam+mcmurtry

97 Days…Noted.

For more harvest and Halloween ideas and creative themes, order your A Harvest and Halloween Handbook here: http://www.amazon.com/Harvest-Halloween-Handbook-Artisan-ebook/dp/B009PA8ON6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374845872&sr=8-1&keywords=pam+mcmurtry http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/pam-mcmurtry?store=allproducts&keyword=pam+mcmurtry

98 Days ’til Halloween

Autumn fun will be here before you know it and once school starts you will be BUSY. If you are hosting a harvest or Halloween carnival or large party and are looking for projects to do with your children this summer, consider creating some of the games you’ll need. Ideas and instructions for harvest and Halloween party games are ready […]