You’ve probably already discovered that there are some pests at your summer parties that you didn’t invite. No, I’m not talking about your daughter’s friends or your mother-in-law. I’m talking about the mosquitoes that gnaw at us while we are trying to enjoy our meal and our company. They can end the party really… Read more »
Getting our children excited about summer reading may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Looking for a way to segway into summer reading? DIY bookmarks are a great craft to make children happy and get them to do a hands-on task. They’ll want to jumpstart their reading projects immediately!… Read more »
Our eldest child, Madeline, celebrated her 13th birthday this month- exciting for her and traumatic for us! We hosted a sleepover for six girlfriends and had planned a fun-filled evening. We kicked off the evening with homemade pizza. Everyone created their own pie and most chose a pesto base, instead of tomato sauce (a Hartshorn… Read more »
We finally broke and got our girls phones for Christmas and soon after our daughter Cameron got hooked on Instagram. Not good news as far as I was concerned but then she surprised me one day by baking Nutella brownie in a mug a recipe that she found while checking her feed. It’s simple and tasty but… Read more »
Most of you probably know by now that I love a little crafting and Easter is the perfect excuse for some DIY. There is a beauty and elegance to clean, simply styling. With a white pen you can transform farm fresh eggs to eggs that any Easter Bunny would love! Here are some blogs with some… Read more »
After a winter of being boxed in, there is nothing better than throwing open the windows and letting in some fresh air as you spring clean the house. I’m not a fan of many of the supermarket cleaners and their harsh chemicals. Who wants a home and bathroom smelling like clorox and ammonia? One of… Read more »
It’s that time of year where the weather changes from day to day. We get a little tease of the warm weather ahead, then a blast of cold the next day…Oh no, snow flurries again! As buds slowly start to show on trees, and everyone is waiting for the first Crocus to sprout from the… Read more »
Instead of fighting the weather let’s embrace it. Here is a link with tips on how to freeze bubbles outside with the kids.