Jun
1

Bath Bombs

Bath Bombs: Gifts for Your Toes Training for a marathon takes a lot out of a person. It takes time, guts and will power. It also take a toll on your body. I have found great […]

May
13

Acorn Cookies

Acorn Cookies This quick to assemble autumn treat is not my original idea. I like to think my method is. My daughter and I turned these cookies into a fun after-preschool project with a two-fold purpose. […]

Nov
26

Chocolate Making Party

Our Chocolate Making Party is quickly becoming a family tradition. It’s a great way to get the generations together, and a fun way to ring in the Holiday Season. We followed the same guidelines as last […]

Oct
25

Hiking Party

My daughter is a thrill seeker. No tree too high. No water too rapid. No story too dramatic.  We threw A Hiking Party for her 7th birthday on the level of a “Grand Traverse.” Our […]

Sep
29

Maple Apple Sauce

It is simply magical living in an area where a “Special Forecast” means pretty leaves and not dangerous weather. I lived on under a darker umbrella for a time. Trust me, this special forecast from our ABC affiliate WDIO is […]

Sep
10

A Perfect S’More

This summer we have gone bananas for S’Mores. It took a move to Northern Minnesota and an amazing fire ring in our backyard to hone this childhood classic. This summer we consulted campers, cookbooks, friends and […]

Apr
6

Maple Sugaring

Spring is taking it’s time reaching the Northland this year. As the snow drifts wander into April, it is at last, Maple Sugaring Time. And, we’re the keepers of the Sap Map! One of the […]

Mar
12

Mickey Mouse DIY Decorations

*I received free products to host the Disney Side @Home Celebration. The opinions expressed here are entirely my own* When I received my #DisneySide celebration kit I accepted the challenge of throwing a party that […]

Mar
5

Minnie Mouse’s Polka dots

*I received free products to host the Disney Side @Home Celebration. The opinions expressed here are entirely my own* Mom Select and Disney asked me to show my DisneySide with an at home celebration. They […]