Creating our holiday traditions

I don't know about you, but every holiday season seems to whiz by in a tornado of full calendar days, overplayed Christmas music, too much sugar, and good intentions.  As my daughter gets older, we are trying to be more intentional about our holiday traditions.  It takes thought and planning to create your family's unique … Continue reading Creating our holiday traditions

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Fairy Party Favors

PB's birthday falls just a few days into the new year, an inevitably busy, post-holiday blitzed out time of year.  And each year, I've felt like a celebration was an afterthought, something thrown together at the last-minute, just as the Christmas tree was starting to get crispy.  Oh yes, it's birthday time. This has resulted … Continue reading Fairy Party Favors

Inspired to Start Fresh

Ever feel like you're stuck in a rut, trudging along in the same worn out habits day after day, dreaming of what your life/job/diet/body/home/etc could be?  No mater how organized or happy we are, there are moments where we all catch ourselves thinking about making changes, large or small, in our lives.  I'm a dreamer … Continue reading Inspired to Start Fresh

First Chills & Thrills

Where we live in Oregon it is just beginning to feel like fall is over and early winter is settling in.  We've gotten the first couple of frosts, turning damp piles of leaves into crisp, glittering mounds.  The grass glows like frosted emeralds, and there is usually a fog that hovers near the ground all … Continue reading First Chills & Thrills

Autumn Fairies

While eating breakfast this morning (a banner batch of this granola), I noticed a little fairy watching over us from atop a picture frame.  These are something I made in October for a seasonal Waldorf-inspired swap that I was late to complete and even later to blog, but that's not what's important here.  What is … Continue reading Autumn Fairies

Sweet Treats

  Halloween morning found me wielding a glue gun on the floor of my office, quickly putting together PB's Halloween costume.  I knew for a while that I wanted to utilize one of her granny-gifted tutu's and make a butterfly costume, but had yet to implement my design ideas.  Funny how we wait for inspiration … Continue reading Sweet Treats