23Dec/15

Star Wars and Frozen Snowflake Templates

Download these free templates to make snowflakes of your favorite characters from Star Wars and Frozen! What a fun way to spend an afternoon.  Enjoy and be a spark in the world!Read More…

18Dec/15

Holiday craft: fun easy kid friendly holiday favor

So fast and easy! Here’s the 2-minute how-to.  https://youtu.be/uLqdWXhtezI Be sure to “FOLLOW” my blog with the links at the bottom of the page (mobile) or on the right-hand side (desktop).  

14Dec/15

DIY Upcycled Holiday Decor

Every year I like to craft something for our home for the holidays. Last year I made an easy and magnificent magnolia leaf wreath that looks so pretty dry (pics below), I wasRead More…

23Nov/15

Recipe: Fall Harvest Salad

Every November my child’s school has a Thanksgiving feast and I always make a giant kale-based (I don’t like lettuce…too wilty) salad. The first picture shows the salad before I dressed it,Read More…

13Nov/15

Fall Crafting: Pinecone Turkey and Acorn Wreath

These simple and fun projects will not only beautify your home but give you the opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones and your glue gun (who practically qualifies asRead More…

28Oct/15

Halloween Candy Science Experiments

Just in time for Halloween, TIME magazine posted this not quite NEW news item http://time.com/4087775/sugar-is-definitely-toxic-a-new-study-says/ So if you are like me and only let your child eat a few pieces of candy,Read More…

07Oct/15

Inspiring Wind Sculptures

These are just amazing.  The power of creativity!  Anything is possible. Watch the video to see these sculptures take on a life of their own with the power of the wind.

26Aug/15

Recipe: Watermelon Mint, Chocolate Mint and Chocolate Spice Popsicles

It’s still super hot where I live, and I was responsible for desserts for a baby shower this weekend, so I decided to make popsicles.  The food being served is Mexican, soRead More…

17Aug/15

Best Water Toy Ever: Cellulose Sponges

There is NOTHING like a good water fight when the weather is hot, and water balloons are fun but ephemeral, and water guns seems to be made SO CHEAPLY nowadays, so IRead More…

03Aug/15

California Art Contest for Children

This combines so many of our interests here at Ember living: children, creativity, and outdoor space. This contest is open to children 4 to 18 and is about the value of openRead More…