Elf in the PICU

So last week we started decorating for Christmas at the hospital and I discovered an Elf on the Shelf doll. For those who have never heard, the Elf on the Shelf is an Elf who comes to a child’s house to watch if the child is nice or naughty, and then reports back to Santa. […]

Happy Halloween From Toys Everywhere!

Today is one of the craziest days of the year for a Children’s Hospital. Halloween, a day where everyone has the chance to be something else and also get sweets. At my hospital many people dressed up and the unit I worked on did a theme, which was Pixar. I had lots of fun getting […]

Thank you for Easter Baskets, Chocolate, and Everyone!!!

Happy Easter everyone!!! I hope that you all have had some wonderful sweet or even savory treat, surrounded by people who love you. I personally enjoyed some chocolate and sweet potatoes while hanging out with my roommate and her family, along with my sister, since my own family is far away. (I had other food […]

At The End Of The Rainbow

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! I’ve tested a great craft for you that you can do on this fun holiday! You may have seen this craft make it’s way around Pinterest, and I’ve been meaning to try it myself. It’s a super simple craft but I learned a few things along the way that I […]

Bringing Christmas Joy

‘Twas the night before Christmas And all through the hospital Many creatures were stirring Even those who were so little Merry Christmas to all my wonderful readers! I had the awesome privilege this year to bring presents to patients and their families. While it was difficult to get up before the crack of dawn, it […]

Have A Party, Change A Life!

Or something like that. In the hospital kids go through many experiences that he or she normally wouldn’t be experiencing. At the same time, they have less chances in their day to engage in normal things they would be doing. As you’ve probably noticed if you’re an avid reader of this blog, there are many […]

Valentine Heart Chain

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us which means that hearts are the center of attention right now. If you’ve looked at Pinterest lately you’ve probably noticed an enormous variety of Valentine’s Day crafts. So far I’ve tried out a couple and even experimented with combining a few ideas to create my own. The latter resulted […]

New Year’s Resolution Party Hat

Everyone getting ready for the new year? I’ve been spending time thinking about all the things that happened this past year, and I also wondering what will happen next year. It’s kind of fun to think of it as starting out with  a clean slate. And I’ve been trying to think of what kind of […]

Wishing Stars

As we dive into December  I’ve noticed an increase in art activities for Christmas decorations. In fact we’ve been very busy making ornaments for our Christmas Tree that will be on display this week for a festival. While I was assisting in this task I started thinking about ways I could turn the ornaments into […]

Thanksgiving Day Turkey

So tomorrow I’m hosting the craft show at work for the first time. I’ve never done anything like that before, but I’m really excited! For the craft show I had to come up with a craft that goes with the holiday we’ll be celebrating in a few days (Thanksgiving :D). So I spent a very […]