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Camp Ask Holly Week 6: Woodland Fairies Craft

Creating fairies with leaf wings and a purple-tailed royal family—summer imagination at its best.

Camp Ask Holly Week 5: Sun Catchers

This summer I challenged myself to come up with a craft using  items things I found in my brother's home while we visited. Let's just say as a single dad of three, his house is not...

Camp Ask Holly Week 4: Making Beads

In a perfect world summer crafts would all be lovely, well planned, organized activities.  In my world they are usually a quick play to minimize the smackdown between visiting cousins and gathering whatever materials I...

Camp Ask Holly Week Four: Rub-a-Dub-Dub—Water Fun with Kids and a Tub!

Rub-a-dub-dub—hilarious water fun with kids and a tub!

Camp Ask Holly Week 3: Clay Reliefs

Clay Reliefs, or "fossilizes" as my son's playmate aptly named these impressions, are a great craft for kids. Get the clay now and do the craft on a super hot or rainy day. Use...

Camp Ask Holly Week 2: Crafting Fun With Buttons

Button, button what do you do with all of your saved buttons?

Camp Ask Holly Week 1: Fourth of July Parade Flag Waver

A super easy craft your Yankee-Doodle-Dandy will love for this year's 4th of July parade.

2nd Annual Camp Ask Holly

Every week we will feature a different summer friendly craft, game or science project.

Ask Holly: Ice Cream Pizza

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream Pizza!

Ask Holly: Summer Sticker Chore Charts

How do I motivate my children to finish chores, be rewarded for good behavior and be held accountable for the summer smack-down that goes on and off all summer? Sticker Chore Charts! Tom Petty was Free...

Name That Black Bear Cocktail

Time to grin and bear it, Holly has mixed up a black cherry cocktail in honor of Montbear.

The Other Day I Met A Bear (Montclair Version)

We almost can't bear it. We need a black bear cocktail, but first, a song.

Ask Holly: Nest Pendant for Mother’s Day

A perfect symbol summing up the beauty of motherhood.

Ask Holly: Easy Origami Kusudama Flowers

Watch your kids fold away like they have been doing origami since birth.

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