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Free Chicago Museum Days – Summer 2015 {and Free Printable Calendar}

Chicago has some amazing museums so why not spend summer break exploring all that they have to offer? Admission can get expensive, so here’s a list of days that local museums, zoos, and gardens offer free admission. Please keep in mind that most free days only apply to Illinois residents with valid identification and only apply

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Spring Forward!!

Just a reminder that this Sunday, March 8th, Daylight Savings Time begins!  Don’t forget to spring forward at 2:00 am and turn you clocks ahead an hour! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

As promised, here is the garden idea recycling plastic bottles.  This project is #1 on my list for this spring and I can’t wait to do it!  Here is the list of what you need: 2 or 3 same-size plastic soda bottles Waterproof permanent adhesive Gloss spray paint for plastics Small scrap of Styrofoam block

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day from For The Record!   We hope you are able to share the day with loved ones. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Garden Art Ideas

Last week I posted two of my favorite projects from Pinterest that I plan on doing this spring, and thought it would be fun to add a few more this week. Enjoy and I hope these posts get your creative juices going! I love commemorating memories in a crafty way, and I found a perfect

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A Cure for Winter Blahs!

If you are like me, this time of the year I start getting the winter blahs and start thinking of spring and my flower gardens. The other day I spent some time on Pinterest looking for “garden art.” I found some really easy, fun ideas I wanted to share! The first one that caught my

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