Painted Snowman Ornament Tutorial

There's just something about a snowman that makes me smile. The thought of C, G, and H making them on a snowy day, the simplicity of three balls of snow, a corn cob pipe and a button nose, or memories of Frosty songs long sung. These memories all bring joy and because of that, snowmen have become … [Read more...]

DIY Yarn Ball Snowman Craft

I am a knitter and so clearly I am addicted to all things yarn. I love the look, I love the feel, I love using it for everything I can. I've got a yarn stash that can feed my knitting for years to come. It started when I was in my early 20's as I took classes at The Lamb's Wool in Lansdale and has … [Read more...]

A New Spin On An Old Favorite – The Amazing Zhus Magic

I can remember back a few years. I believe it was the Christmas before I got pregnant with H. G was just 2 1/2 years old and C was just 4. Zhu Zhu Pets were all the rage. I was working late one night at the hospital, the 7p-3a shift and another nurse and I were talking about our plans to score one … [Read more...]

Eco Friendly Stocking Stuffers For Kids {Gift Guide}

I have decided this year that I am filling stockings with fun yet planet friendly things for the kiddos. There are so many really cool, small, stocking stuffer sized items that are purposeful that the kids will be excited about and I'm here to share a few of my favorites that I have seen out there! … [Read more...]

Monster Make a Match Game – Mama May I {Review}

I have long been admiring the work of Jessica Perkins as she opened her online shop, Mama May I. Filled with handmade learning toys for ages ranging from infant through childhood, it is a shop based off of naturally ecofriendly priciples as well as a mission that I believe in. Jessica was … [Read more...]

Kids Getting Creative – Champions For Kids

My C was born creative. There is not a boring bone in her body. As she has grown older, this creativity of hers has allowed us to bond. It has allowed me to get to know her better. And it has served as a form of self expression for her. The simple act of coloring, cutting paper, drawing has so … [Read more...]

Creating An Entertainment Emergency Kit For Those Unexpected Power Outages With Duracell

**Disclosure:¬†This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. One thing that I have been thinking about for a long while is creating an emergency kit. A kit filled with necessities, but one also filled with some entertainment options … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Hosting a Lemonade Stand – National Lemonade Days

Every year as soon as the weather gets nice, the kids beg to hold a lemonade stand. It starts as soon as the days get long and there is plenty of light after the kids getting off the bus. C will generally be the first to ask. Her mind moves fast. I imagine that she spends the whole bus ride home … [Read more...]

A DIY Natural Easter Centerpiece {Tutorial}

Today is a great day! I am participating in an #AllThingsEaster Grown-up Giveaway with a bunch of other fabulous bloggers (read on)! AND...I get to share a fun craft and simple yet gorgeous centerpiece with you all! A DIY Natural Easter Centerpiece to be exact. 26 recipes, ideas and more from 26 … [Read more...]

Mickey Dessert Nachos {Recipe}

The other day we did a bunch of preparing for our #DisneySide party. I enlisted the help of the kids and man did that work to my advantage. I got these awesome Mickey cookie cutters in my Home Celebrations Hostess Package, but I didn't want to just use them for the traditional sugar cookie. C of … [Read more...]

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