3 Jan

Gingerbread House Party

My girls wanted to invite their friends over during the holiday break from school. So we threw a little party for each of them and a few of their friends. Our eldest daughter chose a gingerbread house party. We call them crazy cookie houses around here (make sure to check out this post to see […]


20 Dec

Encouraging Creativity!

We make “gingerbread houses” every year during the holiday season. When the kids were younger I bought several different kinds of gingerbread house kits. I even made a fool proof recipe once or twice. The problem was that the kids started trying to build their perfect little house and they just ended up frustrated. The […]


1 Nov

Precious Cargo

Kid, you’ll move mountains! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So get on your way!  Dr. Seuss, The Places You’ll Go There is precious cargo on the way! This sweet baby shower theme is perfect for baby boy!! All of the items, from food toppers, to banner, to photo props, to wishes for […]


4 Jul


Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!  Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island Thankful for freedom today and every day. Freedom of faith. Freedom as a woman. Freedom. […]