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Faded Fall: Classic Fall Fun in a Changed World

Faded Fall: Classic Fall Fun in a Changed World To say life is different right now is quite an understatement. Don't worry, I'm not going to talk about the "New Normal" because this won't last. But for the foreseeable future, we have to deal with the way the world is and figure out how to get as much out of life as possible. How is that going to effect the fall season? Probably in more ways than one but at least some things we're still able to social distance while doing. And other things, well we just need to be creative. How can we get the most of out this season while still being safe? Let's check out some ways. Always remember to be safe by social distancing, wearing a mask or other face covering, sanitizing or washing your hands often, and keeping an eye on the news for community levels of COVID-19 when preparing to go out. 1. Corn Maze The purpose of the corn maze is to be away from others, how much more perfect could it be? But if you do encounter s

Organizing kids puzzles

Hey guys. I'm here with a break in sanity.  My 3-year-old LOVES puzzles. I mean crazy obsessed with puzzles. He got a dozen for Christmas and I thought his eyes were going to pop out of his head (thank the heavens for Dollar Tree... a bunch of them were from there and saved my wallet.) But they ALL came in these flimsy, crummy boxes. You know the kind. The paper ones that rip when you simply open the box. And it sure doesn't help that they're tapped shut. A quarter of the boxes ripped apart just from opening them the first time. So most of his puzzles were in coffin-like boxes with no top, they were sent off to die essentially. This had been driving me crazy and I just couldn't take it anymore. So I cut the boxes up!  I cut out a picture of the finished puzzle and taped each to the lid of one of his baby brother's formula containers, cleaned out the inside, then dumped each puzzles pieces into the container. I've finally saved my mind! Now the puzzle containers