Spring tulips in wire basket. Great idea - plant in the fall and keep in a dry cool spot over winter watering a couple times a month - and spring comes and put them out on your front porch to greet guests!
Green gardening advice from BrightNest: "If you're not exactly a plant whisperer, club soda will change your life! Give it to your plants to quench their thirst. The nutrients in club soda (sodium citrate and potassium sulfate) will help enrich the soil.
King's Music Room: Making Swimming Noodle Ponies. This activity is 10 kinds of awesome because finally my kids will stop using these noodles as swords. sword-fighting skills are natural for preschoolers and toddlers.