DIY

Easter Fortune Eggs
16 Apr 2014

Easter Fortune Eggs

To be quite honest, I have never dyed Easter eggs before. So this project became a lot more ambitious when I decided that I wasn't just going...
Hollowed Easter Fortune Eggs
Thumb-Bunny Loves You!
13 Feb 2014

Thumb-Bunny Loves You!

With about two feet of snow in our front door- we are definitely staying in for the rest of the day. So while the kids and I...
an easy peasy DIY crafting project for toddlers on Valentines day
Terrariums
3 Feb 2014

Terrariums

There is something so charming about life in miniature. Awhile ago, one of my favorite stores, Terrain, offered terrarium-making classes (while sipping wine), so I decided to...
a guide to making your own terrarium
Gift Wrapping 101
6 Jan 2014

Gift Wrapping 101

The end of the holiday season is always so bittersweet. The ceremony of getting the house all gussied up for Christmas, the anticipation, the holiday parties and...
a guide to wrapping presents
Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
5 Dec 2013

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

During the holiday season, there seems to be an unspoken agreement in our family to devote our gift-giving to the kids. But I still couldn't resist making...
a delicious treat perfect for holiday gifting
Crafting with the Kids: Dyed Scarves
4 Dec 2013

Crafting with the Kids: Dyed Scarves

Ruthie and I made a wide range of presents for this holiday season. This was one of the more ambitious projects we undertook only in that it...
an easy DIY dyed scarf to do with the kids
Crafting with the Kids: Build Your Own Sandwich Shirts
2 Dec 2013

Crafting with the Kids: Build Your Own Sandwich Shirts

This is such a fun project to make for other kids in the family. Ruthie made a series of shirts and onesies for the babies and toddlers...
a fun, playful DIY embellishment project using felt and Velcro
Tips on Crafting with the Kids and DIY Table Napkins
25 Nov 2013

Tips on Crafting with the Kids and DIY Table Napkins

This weekend Ruthie and I made it a mission to finish her Hanukkah and some of her Christmas presents. I am glad we started the holiday presents...
tips & tricks on DIY holiday projects with the kids
Crafting with the Kids: Gilded Notebooks
6 Nov 2013

Crafting with the Kids: Gilded Notebooks

Ruthie and I have been making holiday presents on and off for three years now. I wanted her to understand that the holidays was about the joy...
an awesome DIY holiday present
Fairy Doors
22 Oct 2013

Fairy Doors

Something magical is happening to our neighborhood. Since the summer, Ruthie and I have heard a rumor that there is a fairy migration happening across the country.
DIY Flower Arrangement
8 Oct 2013

DIY Flower Arrangement

We recently hosted an Oktoberfest party, and I decided to make our own flower arrangements on the tables. This was my first attempt at flower arrangement using...
tips and tricks to flower arrangement using short, wide vases
The Art of Flower Arrangements
2 Oct 2012

The Art of Flower Arrangements

I am sure you've heard me rave about my friend's flower shop, Inspired Blooms. Megan, the owner, arranged the flowers for our wedding celebration. For that...
a quick guide to flower arrangements
DIY: Welcome Basket
21 Aug 2012

DIY: Welcome Basket

For as much as suburban living gets lambasted by pop culture- from movies to novels to music... I do love our little neighborhood. While its far from...
preparing a welcome basket for a neighbor
DIY: Housewarming Care Package
11 Jul 2012

DIY: Housewarming Care Package

I love putting together care packages for friends and family. One of my favorite people in the world, Monica of Sincerely Nutrition, recently moved from Chicago...
housewarming package how-to