Homework Headaches

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Let’s face it, this school year is hell. Do we choose virtual, in person, hybrid? No choice is wrong or right, but let me just say, I feel you. We all had to make a choice, and that choice, regardless of what it was, is not easy to handle.  So here we all are, trying to keep our cool, maintain our daily lives, and then … Read More

The 2020 Carnival

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It would appear as though 2020 came out of nowhere and threw a wrench in our day-to-day lives.  For us Michiganders it may have been the longest summer ever, but without our usual summer escapes.  Whether your thing is camping, community parks and pools, or city fairs; we all missed something this summer, and felt the difference 2020 has brought.  Alone together, right?  Maybe you’ve … Read More

Easy Tips for Caramel Apples

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A caramel apple bar is a fun and unique theme for any fall party.  For kids and adults alike it allows them to personalize an apple that they can then take home as a party favor or eat right away. Keeping these simple things in mind will make sure that it is a delicious treat and not a horrible trick. Choose your apples to compliment … Read More

5 Ideas to Substitute for Candy at Halloween

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With students back in school, fall right around the corner, and Halloween candy and décor stocking the shelves it is time to start thinking about what you will be handing out this year for Halloween.  The restrictions for handing out treats at school have become stricter; allergies need to be taken into consideration, how healthy does it need to be, or even if it is … Read More

3 Tips for Planning a Halloween Party

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Preparing for a Halloween party can be a daunting task, but making sure you have these three areas covered will make your planning much easier. 1. Decorations Decorations help set the scene and there are a variety of options to choose from or create that will give you a spooky atmosphere.  There are several common items that can be re-purposed into spooky and eerie decorations … Read More

Fun New Classroom Ideas

There is nothing  more exciting than the beginning of a new school year when you get to set up your classroom.  You finally get to see in action all of the cool ideas that you have come up with or found online.  Hayes Specialties Corporation has a variety of items that will help bring these ideas to life and fit into classrooms for all ages. … Read More

Tips for Selling Summer Glo

If you are looking for a way to make some extra funds over the summer, a great way to do that is to sell glo items at concerts, festivals, fireworks, etc. To find events that would be good selling opportunities check online and in the local papers.  Speak to event organizers to find out if there is a fee to sell at the event.  Also, … Read More

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