For when you have to be away from your little one…

The lovely story of the KISS BOX (available for purchase here) inspired an afternoon of crafting for my daughter and I. We decoupaged a plain paper heart box using art tissue paperRead More…


Family Mission Statment

My hubby and I have recently been listening to Stephen Covey’s “7-Habits of Highly Effective People.” The other day a spiritually-inclined acquaintance of mine asked if by effective Covey actually meant “successfulRead More…


Preschool Science: The Senses

My child attends a co-op preschool, and I am their resident science parent. I recently completed a 5-week cycle on our senses that was absolutely fascinating to be a part of. ByRead More…


Turn an old TV cabinet into an (awesome!) Kid’s Kitchen

All children love to play in toy kitchens, and if you are going to have something in your home for 5+-years, then you want it to be good quality!! Here is anRead More…


Fun Easy Halloween Decor

I love to “craft”, but I consider myself a lazy crafter. I’m definitely not a perfectionist, and I like projects to be on the short side. However, I still find it incrediblyRead More…


You are NEVER to Old to Learn and Grow

I feel like this article is one of the greatest gifts you can share with ANYONE OF ANY AGE. You can always learn, grow and change your life! https://www.khanacademy.org/about/blog/post/95208400815/the-learning-myth-why-ill-never-tell-my-son-hes?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=All%20Users&utm_campaign=Sal%20Op-ed%20Email%20%28Students%20-%20Remaining%29&utm_content=Final


Turn a Sticker into a Toy

I love giving multiple lives to an item. Here a sticker can have a second-life as a 3D toy, and an old cardboard box can make it happen. Super fast and easy.


Fun Holiday Craft: Pomanders

I love making Pomanders, they simply smell amazing.  If you do it right they last for years (I have one that is 15-years old!), and they make lovely ornaments for your ChristmasRead More…


Simplifying and Giving Meaning to Holiday Gifts

There is something about upholding traditions that makes even the most distasteful tasks enjoyable.  For instance, every year we rent a Christmas tree, the SAME Christmas tree, from LivingChristmas.com.  Our tree isRead More…