Spring offers a bounty of fresh flowers to complement any decor. Pair them with simple clear containers and accessorize with Spring hallmarks- nests, pretty dyed eggs, even quails eggs, for beautiful, seasonal, displays. Experiment with multiple small containers as well as larger vases for woody branches of lilacs, cherry or quince blossoms.
It’s about 8 weeks before the frost is gone. This year be ready for the short season for growing leafy greens. Start your lettuce seeds indoors . You can either start the seeds with a bit of potting soil in a cardboard egg carton. The seeds should be buried lightly under the dirt and will sprout… Read more »
We’ve always believed that supporting the community is a great way to give back to those who have supported Hartshorn Portraiture. Volunteer groups, as well as non-profits do so much to help our communities, but they can’t do it alone. Schools are suffering in every state and children and families are in dire need. We are always… Read more »
What are the Best Snow Tubing Spots Locally? With all the changes in winter weather (I’ve seen people wearing shorts in DECEMBER!) what is a snow-person to do in order to get their wintry sport fix? And how do you keep the young ones fit and active and away from the siren song of the… Read more »
Salt Dough Ornaments This craft is simple even for the littlest ones to play with the dough and press in a hand, foot print or fingerprint. Older children will enjoy painting, decorating and stringing their art. Tools can be found around the house- a glass for a cutter, bottle for rolling pin and any straw… Read more »
I love Christmas – so much to share and just not enough space! There are too few weekends in December to see and do all the things that make the season so magical for our children. Here at Hartshorn Portraiture the elves are busy printing and packaging artwork. We offer complimentary gift wrapping, so let… Read more »
Milena has just gotten the green light for solid food for Mateo! But which foods? How often? How much? Is oatmeal all there is? Luckily for us there is a local entrepreneur who has made a business out of answering these questions. Nicole Yorio Jurick of Peasful Kitchen. She gave Milena a jump start on… Read more »
2017 Fashion Trend Report for Fall & Holiday Last week I was invited by the talented Sonia Minetti, resident stylist at Neiman Marcus Paramus, to “The Trend Report”; a fashion show that she puts together twice a year. As per usual I came home with a real handle on fashion for this fall and a… Read more »