“Sponge Cakes”, Tea Cups, and Bunnies…Oh my!

Ready for the cutest little bunny-filled craft idea EVER? Read the steps below for a simple "sponge cake" recipe for your little one's next tea party! (bunnies optional) Step One: gather your supplies. You will need: sponges of all different shapes, colors and sizes (you can always buy a big one and cut it into [...]

Motherhood Musings

When I was in college I was a nanny for the most amazing family. I'll never forget, one morning, when I was bringing the boys to school, I saw another mom dropping off her daughter. I saw her a lot. But on this morning, something just struck a chord with me. She was in...well, let's [...]

Thank You: say it, write it, make it pretty

So, let me start off by saying- I'm not an etiquette expert (...by any means!) but I do bring hostess gifts to parties and I am a stickler for a hand-written thank you cards. In a world where EVERYTHING is done and accomplished through a screen and a keyboard, I'm a firm believe that a [...]

Glamp Out

Glamp Out

This is an oldie but a goodie- posted on my old blog back in February 2016. I thought I'd transfer it over bc it's one of my favs! So, I don't camp. I'm not a camper. I don't enjoy it, never have. For one thing- I don't really enjoy most critters and the thought of [...]

Halloween DIY Ideas

Halloween DIY Ideas

So I've already purchased costumed for the kids this year, but that didn't stop me from accepting this "DIY Halloween Challenge"! I love a good challenge...especially when it involves costumes, and this was a great way to get the girl's involved in some Halloween fun & crafting! Since the kiddos are doing a theme group [...]

First Foods & A Giveaway

Disclaimer: I want to start by saying that I am fully aware that there are many people/organizations out there who believe breast milk is and should be the only source of nutrition a child needs/receives until 6-12 months of age.  I completely value and respect those opinions. What I'm going to talk about on my [...]

Q Turns Six!

Q Turns Six!

So Q wanted two things for her birthday party this year: A big "rainbow unicorn party" at the house Mermaids in the pool-doing tricks Soooo, instead I offered her option #3: A rainbow party at a local kids gym. Free of mermaids AND messy post-party house. Winning all around. The place was perfectly "rainbow" themed [...]