The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown With the Olympics just around the corner I am excited to finish this page turner about the 1936 Olympic Rowing team. Bourbon and Bowties Bracelets: Love these!! I am stocking up for all my September Birthday Girls! Humble and Kind by Tim McGraw: Noah’s soccer season ended […]
Lately, I have been caught up in a little “over purchasing”. It might be because the kids are all home or that Holly started a blog that requires newly purchased items to review. Whatever it is, I have to keep in mind that experiences are more important than the stuff we have. Do you need this […]
1. The Apple Pie Tree 2. How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow? 3. Ten Timid Ghosts 4. The Little Yellow Leaf 5. Leaf Man 6. Fletcher and the Falling Leaves 7. Say Boo! 8. Apples 9.Balloons over Broadway 10. Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks 11. Apple Farmer Annie 12. Why Do Leaves Change Color?
Who wants a slice of that middle tier? I do! Sprinkles, Oh My! I’ve been looking for an excuse to make a sprinkle cake and this cake for Alana was perfect timing! I incorporated Lana’s love for shoes and her fun, loving personality into her birthday cake. Sprinkles, polka dots, bows, and glam are all […]
One annual event that we always celebrate is Read Across America Day. Read Across America is the National Education Associations (NEA) annual reading motivation and awareness program that asks for kids to celebrate reading on March 2nd, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. Reading is such a staple in our family and we LOVE […]
I am known to make a big deal out of Holidays, annual events and even ordinary things. Kids only have a childhood once so I say, “let’s roll out the red carpet”….and that is what we do on Oscar Sunday! A few years back Holly had a “Hollywood” birthday party and I love reusing the […]
Today, we are gearing up for Valentine’s Day! I always love pulling out our heart banners and purchasing lots of chocolate and goodies. This year I wanted to create a fun heart photo collage to add to our family room wall. I used pictures from our 2012 “Couch Shoot” and I am very excited to […]
Moms all over keep memories in many different ways. In 2010, we started our family journal on notecards. We organize the cards by dates and keep them in a recipe box on the kitchen counter. I love this way to keep memories because all our family members can write on the cards. It is fun […]