16 Sep

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Fall desserts are full of flavor and color. I love how pumpkin desserts take on the beautiful pumpkin orange color. The dash of cinnamon and nutmeg adds a rich nutty flavor to the pumpkin. Sweet and cozy and perfect with a pumpkin spice latte. You can use canned pumpkin (which is actually predominantly made of […]


22 Aug

Polignano dal Mare

Polignano is one of my favorite cities in Puglia. It is built on a cliffside and overlooks the Adriatic sea. The water is crystal clear bluish-green, and the views from the city are beautiful. But this last weekend we were able to experience the view from the sea for the first time and it was […]


12 Jul

Pokemon Party!

A Pokemon birthday celebration! The perfect party for your Pokemon fan! Start off with some fun customized printables…. I created these fun printables for the birthday boy! They turned out fun and he was happy, so yeah! Begin each party with a photo booth… Why? It is a great memory of who was at the […]


7 Jul

DIY Pokeball Decoration

These Pokeballs are made of paper plates! They are easy to make and a fun decoration for your Pokemon fan! The original idea was to use them as a back drop for the photo booth, but when another solution popped up, they were perfect as a decoration to tie everything together in the backyard. Supplies: […]


11 Jun

Donut & Shopping

A quale teenager non piace fare lo shopping?? Ed i donut!? A le mie ragazze piace fare lo shopping e la mia figlia più grande adora i donut! In fatti, ogni tanto li fa lei o li facciamo insieme. Quindi quest’anno per il suo compleanno aveva il desiderio di avere le sue amiche a casa […]


4 Jun

Candy Kebabs

School is out! Celebrate your kiddos surviving the school year by making them a candy kebab! It’s a special treat for a special occasion. They are really easy to make! You just need kebab sticks and soft candy: marshmallows work great, but so do gummy candies. Slide each candy onto your stick from the pointed […]


1 Jun

Educazione e Disciplina

Di recente io e mio marito abbiamo avuto l’opportunità di condividere sulla disciplina per una seria su Youtube sulla genitorialità. Quando chiesto: Descrivi lo stile educativo messo in atto nella vostra casa? (valori fondanti, principi su cui non c’è da negoziare, situazioni in cui avete spinto all’autonomia, ecc.)  Però in un video breve con 4 […]


17 May

Star Wars Games

Jedi Training Academy Star Wars is a fun theme for a birthday party. There are a lot of games and activities that go well with the theme. My favorite is to create a Jedi training academy and invite your guests to attend! While the kids are arriving give them an activity to keep busy until […]


14 May

Star Wars Galaxy Party

Food ideas for a Star Wars Party! There are a lot of fun ideas for a Star Wars party! Like Galaxy donuts and galaxy themed cupcakes and of course a beautiful Star Wars themed cake at the center of the table. If you add a few themed labels to your water bottles and soda pop […]


14 May

Back to School Pencil Pouch

Create your own DIY Pencil Pouch Supplies: Material Old Jeans Measuring tape/Ruler Patches Sewing Scissors Needle and thread Zipper Chalk or pencil for marking your fabric Steps: 1- Cut off a piece of your jeans between the knee and just below where the pocket is sewed in. 2- Measure how wide you want the top […]