Author Archive | Alexa Hansen

Gift Giving Blog

Creative Bug for the Holidays: Gift Giving

When celebrating the holidays, nothing brightens and warms the heart more than giving the perfect gift, especially if it is homemade. The Niles-Maine District Library has an online resource called Creative Bug, which includes more than 1,000 arts and crafts video tutorials taught by recognized design experts and artists. Creative Bug also gives you a […]

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Oil Painted Place Cards

Give Thanks for Creative Bug

When I think of the word Thanksgiving, the first thing that comes to mind is FOOD. With food comes family, friends, football, and a day to be grateful for all life has to offer. The fourth Thursday in November is also a time to welcome loved ones, yes even that weird uncle who wears sweater […]

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Crash

National Video Games Day

Happy National Video Games Day! One of my earliest memories was being six years old, and getting a Gameboy on Christmas morning in the early 90s, I would spend HOURS playing and failing at games like The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Super Mario Land, Frogger, Paperboy, and eventually Pokémon Red Version. I’m proud to […]

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Dumb and Dumber

25th Anniversary of Dumb and Dumber

We all have that one movie that defines our childhood and solidifies the epicenter of your humor. For me, that movie is Dumb and Dumber, which is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year. This film is written, directed, and produced by the Farrelly brothers and starring my OG crush Jim Carrey and the brilliant Jeff […]

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