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Build Your Own Inuksuk: Official Symbol of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics

Has your family caught Olympic fever? Ours sure has. The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics are taking place right here in Canada, and even though our family won't be travelling to see events live, Cabin Fever plans to mark the occasion in a special way....

Heart-Shaped Valentine's Day Crafts

I'll admit it: Cabin Fever is not a Craft Queen. But every year our dining room table turns into a factory for mass Valentine production. The children bring home class lists, we clear crafting space and then set about making a Valentine for everyone...

Holiday Stress, Suri's Christmas Puppy, and Paula Deen - Links We Love

Looking for a last minute Christmas craft? Here are some adorable ornaments to hang on your tree. -- AlphaMom So your in-laws put the fun in dysfunctional. Enjoy your holiday anyway with these stress-busting tips. -- Lemondrop Avoid buyer's...

Madonna bans acting for daughter Lourdes

Don't mess with the material mom. I think we all know the consequences of that. But what about when you're her daughter? Lourdes is probably just as headstrong as her mommy and may even like to follow in her mother's big footsteps someday. Says...

Cool craft: Ice cube paintings

I like crafts. Crafts are fun. They help kids learn, help them be creative and can help with the humdrum of an average day when there seems as if there's nothing to do. But...when it comes to doing crafts with a toddler, I feel as if I am at a loss...

Got snow? I've got a craft for you!

All around the U.S., parents are scratching their heads due to the recent influx of snowy weather. What to do now? The kids are tired of snowmen. They're tired of snow angels. They want you to entertain them! Well...how about a craft that involves...

Marshmallow Menorah!

When it comes to the holiday season, we're often so busy planning parties, sending cards and buying gifts that teaching our kids the meaning of the season can fall to the wayside. Hanukkah occurs between December 15 and 22 this year, which will be...

The five-cent hovercraft

Here's a fun sounding project for a rainy day that won't break the bank -- a homemade hovercraft. I haven't actually tried it yet, but they've got all the materials at the office, so I think I'll snag some for a weekend flight test. It uses two...

Free knitting pattern for spring baby girl halter: cute!

For all those parents who want to knit - or knitters who want to give baby gifts - but who live in hot climates, knitty's new Katja top may be just the adorable answer. Cute as a bug, and worked in recycled cotton, the top can knitted entirely...

Crafting: magic yarn ball project

At whip up our own Larissa Brown has posted a great (and exceedingly easy) project for kids and adults. The idea of the Magic Yarn Ball is simple, a ball of yarn, that when unrolled, reveals a bunch of little treats. For the example project, made for...

Window Art: fun and decorated windows

The Easter Bunny in my house growing up was a little extravagant. We got our new bikes from the Easter Bunny and a swingset another year. The Easter Bunny in my own little family is a bit more realistic. This year the Easter Bunny brought a little...

Activity bags

Whip Up has a cute little project (with tutorial) using leftover fabric to make small simple activity bags. The bags which inspired the project were used at church, hung in the back and filled with small quiet toys for children to fiddle with during...

Family activity yearbook spices up your year together

Since we're on the topic of scrapbooking, how about a version that looks forward, rather than looking back? I've fallen in love with Angry Chicken's lovely 2006 Family Activity Book idea. As she describes her beautiful concept, it's kind of an...

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