Make a Secret Hollow Book

Make a Secret Hollow Book

There is definitely something fun about mystery and secrets. If, like me, you really like the idea of a secret hidden storage compartment (even if, like me again, you have no idea what to hide in it), then there is no doubt: a hollow book is the thing for you!  Of course, you could just… Continue Reading Make a Secret Hollow Book

Asian-Peruvian Cuisine and Flying Machines

Asian-Peruvian Cuisine and Flying Machines

What do flying machines and Peruvian cuisine have in common? They can both be experienced in Washington DC! While I was in the Washington DC area, I had the chance to visit the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center) near Washington Dulles International Airport . I especially likes seeing all the… Continue Reading Asian-Peruvian Cuisine and Flying Machines

NaNoWriMo Here I Am

NaNoWriMo Here I Am

Challenge Write a 50,000 words novel in a month. Yep, that is the challenge proposed for the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) held each year in November. I have being contemplating participation for a few years now. This time I’m doing it. It’s coming soon, in November! Will you join me? You would not be… Continue Reading NaNoWriMo Here I Am

Make a Wiggle Bot

Make a Wiggle Bot

We created funny wiggle bots for my little Yourinaut’s birthday party. The kids really loved the activity, but the adults were also quite entertained. It is fun to do no matter how old you are. Material To make a wiggle art bot, you will need: a plastic cup (you can also be creative and try… Continue Reading Make a Wiggle Bot

Create a Jigsaw Puzzle

Create a Jigsaw Puzzle

It’s raining outside and you are bored? Make your own jigsaw puzzle! It does not take a long time and it’s fun! You can find  sturdy cardboard blank jigsaw puzzles in craft stores or on the web (many small puzzles or a large one). I bought mine in a local craft store. Jigsaw puzzle drawing.As a… Continue Reading Create a Jigsaw Puzzle

30 Days of No Complaining

30 Days of No Complaining

What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain. ― Maya Angelou Why? Because, let’s face it, who has ever enjoyed hearing someone complaining? It may feel like a temporary relief to tell people those negative words, but… Continue Reading 30 Days of No Complaining

Explore Your Hood

Explore Your Hood

There is a nice park located at just a 5 minutes bike ride away from my house. I know it’s there, and I’ve cut through it a few times, but even though I’ve been living nearby for 5 years now, I just never really explored it. Today’s idea is to discover your neighborhood. What wonders will you… Continue Reading Explore Your Hood