DIY Dried Orange Garland and Citrus Ornaments

DIY Dried Citrus Orange Garland

As seen in Mother Earth Living Magazine I love homemade Christmas decorations, especially ones that are friendly to the environment. Today, as part of the the 12 Days of Handmade Christmas series, I’m sharing how to make a traditional dried orange garland and ornaments. The orange garlands are perfect for stringing on the tree and around your […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Capulin Volcano National Monument

family standing at top of capulin volcano national monument and looking off at landscape

Our first visit to Capulin Volcano National Monument was in 2017 on our way to Colorado. I was looking for a stopping point between Amarillo and Great Sand Dunes National Park, and the volcano popped up in my search. It looked like the perfect place to stretch our legs, enjoy a picnic, and get a […]

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52 of the Best Creative Road Trip Car Games and Activities for Kids

Keeping kids happy in the car while you’re on a family road trip is no easy feat, and often so daunting of an idea that many people don’t even attempt to hit the road with their kids. Having a list of road trip games and activities for kids in your pocket can do wonders to […]

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Visiting the Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo with Kids

This post may contain affilliate links I discovered the Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo when I was making plans for our first big road trip to Colorado. It’s a long drive from San Antonio to Colorado, and Amarillo is a good stopping point in between. I found Cadillac Ranch via my favorite road trip planning app, […]

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Road Trip License Plate Game Printable

We are a big road trip loving family here at the Maker Mama house. We have our share of shorter trips here and there, but I love to take the kids on longer trips at least once a year. We took a return trip to Colorado this year, stopping through Amarillo and Lubbock on the […]

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