Treasure Hunt, Creative Family Idea Box Day #13

Kids are natural treasure hunters!  Get outside, take a walk, find some woods or look in your own backyard for natural treasures.  Anything can be a treasure!  Be inspired by your children’s natural curiosity and wonder.  Find something to photograph or bring home.  Draw your treasures or write about them in a journal, or tell…

Feelings Book: Creative Family Idea Box Day 2

I love this project.  It is so simple, but it really reveals a lot about what makes us all happy, sad, mad, overjoyed, etc…  (Any emotion you can name, you can use for this one!)  It can be a lot of fun (we laughed a lot when we pulled out our book we made years…

Creative Family Advent, 25 Days of Ideas for Savoring the Season

I love Christmas.  I loved it as a child, and I love it even more as a mother of children.  It is so beautiful to see their little faces come alive at the first sight of Christmas lights or trees.  Hearing them practicing their Christmas carols, thinking of the transformation that is about to come…

Miss Blackbird Pie

In honor of Pi Day, I made a pie dolly today.  She is based on the old nursery rhyme: Sing a song of sixpence, a pocket full of rye 4 and 20 blackbirds, baked in a pie When the pie was opened, the birds began to sing Wasn’t that a dainty dish to set before…

Etsy Update and Giveaway!

Hello everyone.  I have finally caught up on my special orders (message me if you have a last minute Christmas request!), and I just posted a few more things I made in my etsy shop.  Check it out by clicking the pic below.  And if you leave me a comment below on your favorite item in…