Kids & Family

Family fresh key lime pie

By Donna Erickson Signal Contributing Writer It’s been a long winter, and now it’s time to celebrate a new season! Nothing says spring like the

Repurpose bottles for Earth Day fun

By Donna Erickson Signal Contributing Writer This spring, as we near Earth Day on Thursday, April 22, the thought hits me how I’m actually very

Edible bird nests imitate nature

By Donna Erickson Signal Contributing Writer Make simple no-bake bird’s nest treats with your kids to celebrate spring. Drop peanut M&Ms or natural-looking candy eggs

Thinking outside the box, on wheels

While the pandemic brought about a number of challenges, it also inspired opportunities — like the brightly colored bus full of preschoolers who can often

Turn old crayons into an art project

By Donna Erickson Signal Contributing Writer If broken and worn-down crayons are showing up in drawers, backpacks, art-supply tubs and even the car, don’t throw

SCV teens keeping up the acts of kindness

The coronavirus crisis intensified the challenges many faced before the pandemic, but the challenges also spurred several initiatives that helped bring the community together.  Perhaps

Sunny-side up snowflakes

By Donna Erickson Signal Contributing Writer Put “Snowflakes Sunny-Side Up” on your breakfast menu and the nutritious surprise will brighten even the darkest of wintry