Pauline Molinari

I'm the crafty maven, and I'm on a mission to spread craftiness. With a fine arts degree, over 15 years experience in children's publishing, and a savvy, stylish, sassy tween daughter, I come armed with perspective and passion to inspire tween girls and their mothers to be crafty together.

To Infinity and Beyond!


Over the long holiday weekend, my family and I saw Toy Story 3. It is not often that the 3rd movie in a series gets better than the first two, but somehow Disney•Pixar has pulled it off again. What I loved is that each of us could enjoy the movie on so many different levels.…

What are SWAPs?


To be exact it is a Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere. The Girl Scouts define swaps as the perfect way for Girl Scouts to meet each other and promote friendship. Each one is a memory of a special event or Girl Scout Sister. It has been a tradition to trade SWAPs since the 1950s. Check…