22Oct/14

What my Blog is About

This sign hangs outside my child’s co-op school, and it pretty much sums up my goals for Ember Living!

20Oct/14

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…

11Sep/14

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

09Sep/14

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.

20Dec/13

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…

17Dec/13

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…

20Feb/13

Raising a Kale-Loving Child

On the days when my toddler and I are out and about during lunch time, I usually have our lunch packed with us since I like to eat healthily.  Our “going out”Read More…

15Feb/13

Flowing Top + Skinny Jeans + Fun Flats = My Mom Entrepreneur Uniform I

I like fashion.  Notice I say “like” and not “love” (I’m no Carrie Bradshaw!)  And my idea of fashion is not what XYZ magazine says I should be wearing, but simply choosingRead More…

01Feb/13

Simple Math

I’ll confess…I’m a little embarrassed about this post because now that I’ve GROK-ed* this lesson it seems SO obvious to me.  However, given the issue many of us have with weight management,Read More…