This is it… Spring is here! I hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend. It is our family tradition to spend Easter with Mac’s parents. Our girls love the freedom of the small town and this year had the confidence to explore this charming fishing village without mum and dad. We kept to the usual routine…prepped… Read more »
Last weekend during the Girl Scouts winter trip to we made Valentine’s hearts for their mum’s during some down time. I prepped the materials in advance by cutting out the felt hearts, threading the needles and putting them into a baggie with the perfect amount of lavender and stuffing. The girls had fun making each… Read more »
I’ve been in the mood to do something crafty with the girls. Pendants (bunting) and garlands seem to be everywhere now and for all occasions. I found these two projects that coincide with Valentines Day. I am thinking about giving one of them a go. Maybe even substitute different colors for the pompoms. I love… Read more »
We adore this idea posted by The Creative Mama. This is a family activity that could be used all year as a constant reminder of how much we have to be grateful for. See The Creative Mama’s post to learn about how she incorporates this idea into her family’s life.
I am starting to get my thoughts together regarding Thanksgiving decorations. I have been browsing my favorite blogs and have fallen in love with metallic pumpkins. They are so easy to make, if you are like me, you have some sitting around from Halloween. Any kind of metallic paint can be used to dress them… Read more »
Sweets and treats go hand and hand with the holiday season. Adding caramel to anything is a special way to take things up a notch and it looks beautiful. It is easy to make and if you get the kids to help decorate you can have a fun weekend activity. You will need small glass… Read more »
One of our favorite family meals is making our own customized pizza. Living in Hoboken, NJ makes it easy to run over to the nearest pizzeria and pick up a large piece of pizza dough. We chop it into 4 pieces and each stretch the dough out, place on a greased baking tray, add toppings… Read more »
With the weather turning to fall and the garden dying off, it’s nice to have some greenery in the house. I have found that succulents are very hearty, can go a long time without water and almost impossible to kill! I used an old copper bowl that found at a flea market in France (Doesn’t… Read more »