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 […]

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 […]

Jan
5

Bird Feeders

As the start of the New Year dawns, I am becoming more aware of the different skill level and interests of my three young daughters. My 6-year-old Ava is reading and inquisitive and ready to […]

Dec
6

Buffet Napkins

We recently hosted 25 dinner guests for Thanksgiving Dinner. Uff da, what a party.  We have an old home which means lots of small rooms, including the dining room. To seat the guests we had […]

Nov
17

Downton Abbey Inspired Plate Covers

Downton Abbey’s 4th season  premieres in the U.S. on January 5, 2014. We are looking forward to another exciting season. To prepare for the season, we are hosting a garden party in our back yard complete […]

Nov
15

Button Rings

The inaugural meeting of the Carafe Club was a success. There was wine, dessert, crafts and old high school photos. The idea for a Carafe Club came from a weekend road trip with my running […]

Oct
14

Bird Houses

I began nesting early while expecting our third daughter’s birth. I mean that literally. That winter I saw birds, nests and bird houses everywhere. I thought they were adorable. It wasn’t long before I felt […]

Sep
9

Solar Powered Bird Feeder

We are still a few days away from closing on a house, but I have big ideas for our backyard. From the moment I stepped on the lawn I could imagine my daughters running and […]

Sep
3

60th Birthday Party Ideas

60 is a great milestone birthday. Best celebrated with a walk down memory lane and a dose of humor at the celebrants expense. When my mom hit the big 6-0 my brothers and I raced […]

Jul
2

Tangled Crafts

I like to craft and I’m lucky enough to have a 5-year-old and 4-year-old that feel the same way. For Sophie’s 4th birthday I asked her and  big sister Ava to help me with some […]