DIY Emeraldalicios Wand (children’s books, fun and summer play!)

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!)

DIY Blackout Window Covers (Summer Bedtime Hack)

This little summer bedtime hack is short, sweet and TOTALLY worth sharing. While I absolutely love these long days with the water play, flowers, sunshine and warm evenings in the backyard, I have also been struggling to get my girls to bed at a reasonable hour. Their bedroom windows face west, which makes for some… Continue reading DIY Blackout Window Covers (Summer Bedtime Hack)

The Summer Of Fairies (Part 1)

This one is for all you pixie dust believers and magic dreamers… for this, my dears, is the summer of fairies! I am a starry-eyed gal, always existing in the mindset that there are, without question,  fairies, Bigfoot, mermaids, unicorns, ghosts, angels, you name it. It’s who I am and how I choose to see… Continue reading The Summer Of Fairies (Part 1)

Cookie Monster Cupcakes- Sigh… I Tried.

A few days ago my one and only celebrated his latest trip around the sun! What better way to honor a grown man’s birthday than with some cupcakes- Cookie Monster cupcakes. Here’s how it went down. I have been feeling like crapola (one of my late grandmother’s favorite words) all week- sinus pressure, coughing, sneezing,… Continue reading Cookie Monster Cupcakes- Sigh… I Tried.

The Little Kitchen Cart That Could

So, I have a small kitchen. Or… I have too much stuff in the kitchen. It’s a little of both. No matter what’s to blame, I’ve been struggling with the size, especially the amount of counter space, and the stuff, especially the stuff clogging up my counter space, for a long while. We’ve lived in… Continue reading The Little Kitchen Cart That Could

Happy Spring! Time for a DIY Wreath!

Happy Spring! Today is the Spring Equinox, and to me that means the joyous return of life in this great yearly cycle we all live through. Today I feel especially hopeful because it’s been a heck of a weekend- Daphne has been sick, like 104.7 fever and a trip to the ER sick- and all… Continue reading Happy Spring! Time for a DIY Wreath!