It’s not a secret. I love color. Well, I also love neutrals. But color? Fuhgetaboutit! I’m a firm believer in using my entire box of crayons. That probably explains why I become so excited when the new colors for each season are announced by Pantone. For spring, they have selected colors that are pure [...]
One of my favorite Dr. Seuss books has always been The Lorax. I remember reading it as a little girl and being so taken away with the illustrations, but now as a Mother I am more taken with the story. Seuss definitely makes you think about the world and your impact on it. We are [...]
For Valentine’s Day, my sweet husband made a playlist of all of our songs. Songs from while we were dating, songs we had sung in our wedding, songs that were favorites of Little Buddy’s growing up, and even newer songs that we love. It has to be one of my favorite presents ever. The other [...]
As my Grandmother would work in her home, she normally had the radio or a record playing. The music would vary from classic bluegrass tunes, to gospel greats, to good ole country songs. She’d hum or sing along to the infectious tunes and encourage my sister and me to dance around and sing as we [...]
Can you believe that Christmas is in two weeks? I still do not have my mind wrapped around that it will be here so soon! I still have a good bit of shopping and present making left to do, cards to address and mail, and more Christmas movies to watch. I like we’ve only watched [...]
When Little Buddy was in pre-kindergarten, I, along with another mom, was his room mother. We planned all of the parties, gifts for teachers, and helped with field trips, and other activities. But without a doubt, my favorite thing to do was to visit the classroom and make crafts with them. This Christmas hand wreath [...]
We love making crafts during the holidays. Especially those crafts you know will become treasured heirlooms you hang on your tree each year. Just like with our salt dough ornaments, these cinnamon applesauce ornaments are a fun craft to make with your family in the kitchen.
One of my favorite things to make with my family during the holidays is salt dough ornaments. It’s a simple craft using materials we already have at home without the temptation of eating any of the dough. Great for when you’re trying to keep your calories in check. But seriously, making salt dough ornaments is [...]