Make your own bubbles

Make Your Own Bubbles

KIWI Magazine

Head outdoors to learn to juggle—with bubbles! Follow these easy instructions and learn how to make your own bubbles for a day of outside fun with the kids.

DIY Natural Hand Sanitizer: ‘The Secret of Thieves’

Lawrence D. Rosen, M.D.

One of the great stories that changed my practice of medicine took place 600 years ago.  Perhaps only a myth, “The Secret of Thieves” speculates that the origin of a well-known anti-infective essential oil blend dates back to the Middle Ages. “Century after century, bubonic plague outbreaks decimated the population of Asia and Europe for the better part of a …

pinecone thanksgiving craft

Pinecone Corn Place Card Holders

by Ellen Goldberg, photograph by Nicole Hill Gerulat

Materials Pinecone Nontoxic yellow paint Paintbrush Scissors Brown paper bag Nontoxic craft glue Cardboard Colorful scrap paper Tape Instructions 1. Soak pinecones in water for 30 minutes and watch them tighten to look more like an ear of corn. Let dry overnight. 2. Brush the yellow paint on one side and let dry. 3. Cut small strips of the brown …