You know how rice krispies treats are wonderfully gooey and delightfully crispy? I do too. A while back I found this version of the classic recipe, made them and they were awesome! The trick to her perfect treat is to mix in unmelted marshmallows at the end so there are concentrated pockets of goo… brilliant! … Continue reading Epic Rice Krispies Treats
Once upon a time there was a sweet young girl named Daphne who, while visiting her grandma Nunna’s house, discovered a treasure. It was an old mismatched tea set, one her mother had used as a child, one that had been hidden away within the walls of the house- in a basket, under a tea… Continue reading A Morning Tea Party
Summer mornings in my mother’s garden. The oasis she’s created in her a little corner of New Mexico brings all sorts of life to the cool shade and fresh waters. I have seen birds, squirrels, lizards, spiders, bees, mice, hummingbirds, bunnies and toads among other creatures. We even found evidence of an owl. This morning… Continue reading Summer Mornings with Toads ~a way of being~
We adore stuffed bell peppers around here. This an an easy, hearty dinner that can be made in an hour or less. There are tons of variations on this dish, but here’s one of my favorites. It’s simple, which I love (remember, this is Lazy Bo Peep you’re talkin’ to.) So, pour a glass of… Continue reading Gorgeous Stuffed Bell Peppers For Dinner
We’ve had a lot going on around here. Family visiting, day camps, play dates, community events etc. etc. etc. It’s all great! Truly, it’s a joyous time around here, but for my 4 year old, it can be a little overwhelming. Yesterday, in the midst of an overwhelmed display of 4 year-oldness, I pulled Daphne… Continue reading DIY 4th of July Fireworks Doornament “Wreath”
My sweet niece just had her 7th birthday, and her party was Beauty and the Beast themed. We’re talking strawberries cut into the shape of roses, “Chip” mug painting, little girls in princess dresses and a screening of the new live action Beauty and the Beast. Little girls and princesses- tale as old as time,… Continue reading Beauty And The Beast Inspired Enchanted Play Shoes!
Victoria Kann is the New York Times best selling author- artist of the children’s book series centered around Pinkalicious, a fun loving little girl who adores pink and is always hanging out with her brother, Peter. It’s pretty fun to say, isn’t it? Pinkalicious… Anyway, we have a well loved collection of her books including… Continue reading DIY Emeraldalicios Wand (children’s books, fun and summer play!)