Here’s a fun (and very delicious) little activity to do with animal crackers! We love taking our animal crackers on a parade around the table during snack time. The other day we started talking about all the different things our animal crackers could walk through, like melted chocolate and sprinkles (because these things can sometimes… Continue reading The Super Fancy Animal Cracker Parade- a fun snack treat!
The weather is cold- sunny, but cold… And both my girls are sick. Coughing, sneezing, snottily snoring through the nights… It’s awesome. We’re all about washing sheets in hot water, washing hands, nose drops, humidifiers and lots of fluids right now. There is some serious cabin fever happening because we’ve hardly even stepped outside for… Continue reading Pinecone Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Ornaments!
This door decoration is about so much more to me than some entryway, seasonal flair. This particular decoration came about after a long conversation with Daphne, then a list, then some illustrations of all the things we are thankful for. There is so much to be thankful for! This is something I need to keep… Continue reading Thankful Heart
It is a joy to become a fairy. Recently we found a little poem with suggestions on how, exactly, to do just that- How To Be A Fairy! Thanks, pinterest and whomever wrote this sweet poem!! With this poem (writer unknown) in mind we set out to leave a little magic as a token of… Continue reading DIY Magical Mermaid and Fairy Lantern Tutorial!
This past week was a big one in our house- I started working, more to come on that in a future post, and Daphne got a “helper award” at school! Yay Daphers! A helper award, if you don’t know, is given as recognition of being helpful without being asked to be helpful. I’m so proud… Continue reading Get Creative With Dried Rose Petal Art!
My name us Hope, but I just learned that My Fairy name is Tansy Berry of Thorn- how do I know? Pinterest. Ha! While pinning around I came across some really fun name generators- two “fairy” name generators and one “hero” name generator. Find them here and here and here, or check out the pics below! I had been looking for a… Continue reading Fairy and Hero Names! What’s yours?
Are you ready for a new door decoration? I am- I’ve been looking at my 4th of July doornament for, uh… a lot longer than intended. The sunflowers have started blooming here! A drive through the valley got me thinking- I want something bright and happy and full if late summer beauty. While out getting… Continue reading DIY Sunflower Garland Tutorial!
I saw a picture of one of these, mentally flipped out and went on a quest see for myself if it actually works- it does! Get yourself some mandarin oranges. I got these “easy peelers” because they are, as the label suggests, easy to peel. Use a knife to cut around the orange’s middle, like… Continue reading DIY Mandarin Orange Candle!
I was bopping around on pinterest during a middle of the night wide awake time (so frustrating!) the other day. If you’ve been reading my blog lately you know, there’s a lot of fairy play happening in our house, and yard, right now… summer of fairies parts 1 and 2 found here for your entertainment.… Continue reading DIY Fairies In Two Ways!
My sweet curly haired little daughter has worn her hair in a bob for the better part of 2 years. It’s beautiful, adorable, easy to brush, and she’s totally over it. She wants long hair. She wants “flat” hair, meaning straight, like mine. She doesn’t understand the incredible gift of curly locks that she’s been… Continue reading DIY Dress Up Rapunzel Hair Tutorial!