Back to School Crafts

Back to School Crafts
If the kids are learning from home, Donna Erickson has some fun activities for when the kids need a recess break. Zip Toy Craft  ABC Postcard Game Check out Donna’s NEW website and her Facebook page, Donna’s Day for these ideas and lots more creative food and fun.

Crafts for Morning, Noon, & Night

Crafts for Morning, Noon, & Night
St. Paul Pioneer Press lifestyle columnist Donna Erickson has fun activities you can do at home any time of the day with your kids.  The materials needed are from the recycling bin, your garden, pantry and frig.  The ideas, recipes and strategies are for busy parents and also for grandparents. When kids come by, some of these things can be...

Get Creative Morning, Noon, & Night

Get Creative Morning, Noon, & Night
Donna Erickson joins us with ways to get those creative juices flowing with the kids all times of the day while spending time at home hunkered down.  Check out Donna’s website, Donna’s Day on Facebook and on Instagram @donnaerickson_donnasday for more creative food and fun! MORNING: MAKE FRENCH CREPES Using basic ingredients from the...

Fall Family Fun Ideas

Fall Family Fun Ideas
Pioneer Press Lifestyle Columnist, Donna Erickson, stopped by to share some fun fall activities to try out with your family this weekend. -DIY Sun Catchers Grate crayons onto waxed paper. Iron with a quick sweep (do not keep on for too long). Circle with a plate as a pattern and move to frame made with black paper! -Pita Pizza Use pita...

Fun Summer Party Ideas

Fun Summer Party Ideas
Pioneer Press Lifestyle Columnist, Donna Erickson, shared some fun summer party ideas like using water balloons as ice for your cooler to a smoothie bar. Donna’s Smoothie Recipe Blend in a TCL blender for 10 seconds For 16 ounces 4 ice cubes 1 cup liquid such as almond mild or cow’s milk ¼ frozen banana 1 cup fresh or frozen...

Vikings Game Day Crafts

There's plenty of excitement surrounding play-off season but along with watching the game... the fun also includes dressing the part to cheer on the home team. Pioneer Press Lifestyle Columnist, Donna Erickson shared some of her Vikings DIY craft ideas.

Catch and Save Summer Memories

Chances are you've taken part in countless fun activities over the summer! It's a time of year that always flies by. Donna Erickson stopped by with D-I-Y ideas that will keep your kids busy before the school year and help your family treasure the summer memories for years to come.