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The Farmington Hills Police Department, in celebration of National Police Week May 9-15, is kicking of FHPD ROCKS a fun community wide scavenger hunt! In several parks throughout Farmington Hills, the department has hidden rocks painted with images of police cars, K-9 Officer Dozer, police badges and more. If you find a painted rock, you can turn it in to… Read More »The Farmington Hills Police Department Rocks!
Many parents think that planning fun crafts for their children is going to cost a lot of money and time. In fact, 26% of home buyers believe that paying down debt is the top reason many Americans struggle to purchase their first home. However, there are several ways to make DIY projects fun, simple, and cheap. You may even have… Read More »3 Low-Budget Spring Crafts for Kids
With the holidays around the corner and more time being spent at home, there are several ways to pass the time. Whether your kids enjoy sledding at your local park, going hiking in the woods behind your house, or building a snowman, there are many activities to burn some energy outside. However, when it comes to being inside for hours… Read More »4 Flower-Filled Crafts Your Family Can Make Together
Four nonprofits join to provide the community with STEAM Summer Camp in a Bag, free online classes and educational materials for Detroit families!
Anyone who has ever undertaken a major remodeling or construction project knows that there is always more to the project than what meets the eye. What may seem like a simple remodel is often derailed by imperfect construction timelines, unexpected structural complications, and pesky code violations. While you may not be able to anticipate every obstacle that crops up during… Read More »3 Common Code Violations DIYers Need to Know
Arts & Scraps is a community space for creating that uses recycled industrial scraps to help people of all ages and abilities think, create and learn.
If you are looking for a simple piece of DIY decor, this is definitely it. See how I used just 3 items to create this Dollar Tree St. Patrick’s Day Wreath.
Ah yes, Another holiday, another project. There are cards to create, treats to make, and gifts that let kids know how much we love them…hopefully for under $10. We started The Robot Garage when our three daughters were young, but with two now in college and one almost there, the pressure is off. They’re lucky if they get a card… Read More »Five Tips for Valentine’s Day Family Fun from The Robot Garage Lego Team
I was recently put on Decor Duty, along with a few other parents, for my 1st grader’s choir concert at school. I decided that, with it being the first week of Spring, a Spring-themed backdrop would be entirely appropriate. I decided to create these fun and vibrant DIY Giant Paper Flowers to add to the scenery. Check out the details… Read More »DIY Giant Paper Flowers