When I was in sixth grade, I had a Billy Rae Cyrus cassette (cassette!) that I listened to constantly. The only song from it that I still remember is calledÂ Some Gave All. In the midst of my tween angst, I was moved by its lyrics. Some Gave All I knew a man called him […]
We love holidays at my house. Obviously. Even though many all of the holidays have been difficult since my mom died, I think it’s so important to preserve my kids’ childhood celebrations. Holidays are magical when you’re little, and I want my kids to be little for as long as possible. During Advent, we focus […]
You won’t believe how easy it is to make these paper fortune cookies. They’re inspired by the Silhouette machine template below, but you can make them almost as easily without a machine. When I saw these paper fortune cookies in the Silhouette store, I had to make some. I downloaded the files, picked out some […]
Thank you for all you do and have done.
Last night, I was invited to be a guest on the Huffington Post Live – 45 minutes before the show. The show was about bringing the holidays down a notch. They had seen my recent post on the same, and they wanted me to join in the conversation. I had to run upstairs, put on […]
So far this Easter season, Grace has attended an Easter party and an Easter egg hunt, counted a myriad of jelly beans, made an Easter egg out of buttons, played with an Easter egg sensory bin, made Rice Krispies nests, conducted taste tests with jelly beans, grown crystals in Easter eggs, read Easter stories (favorites […]