My bugs wanted to make a gift for their Daddy and their two Grandpas for Father’s Day. I came across this sweet card from Chasing Fireflies and, being a huge sucker for handprint keepsakes, I decided to create something similar.Read More
My mom celebrated her 65th birthday last weekend and, as a special surprise, each of the grandkids presented her with a garden stone featuring his/her handprint. She LOVED it! I know these stones will be cherished keepsakes she can admire in her garden for many years to come!Read More
Life has been pretty busy since the arrival of our third baby (Miss A), which is one of the reasons why I’ve really dropped the ball in regard to updating my blog. I’m looking forward to summer when our lives won’t revolve around pick-ups, drop-offs, piano lessons, soccer, and homework. As busy as we may feel, my bugs and I have embraced the arrival of spring and all of the beauty that comes with it: trees and flowers budding and beginning to bloom; plump robins hopping around the yard; sweater weather; bike riding; puddle jumping; and the fresh, earthy scent after a thunder shower.
A few weeks ago I was watching some finches flitting from branch to branch, when I suddenly had the desire to create something with my bugs. When I mentioned the idea of making bird pillows to M, he had an even better plan: Angry Birds pillows!Read More
Last night, as my bugs nestled into the couch preparing to watch The Polar Express, I went into the kitchen to make us some popcorn; but rather than making plain, ordinary popcorn, I decided to surprise the boys with Polar Express Hot Chocolate Popcorn. And yes, it tastes every bit as delicious as it sounds!Read More
I’ve been seeing a lot of cute Father’s Day shirts on Pinterest lately, which is how I became inspired to create our own Father’s Day shirts with some help from my bugs.Read More
Mother’s Day is this Sunday; although flowers make a lovely gift, why not give mom what she really wants? Wine/ cocktails and chocolate! I took the traditional flower theme of Mother’s Day and gave it a modern twist by disguising the premixed cocktail bottles as radiant sunflowers…. sneaky right?Read More