• Crafts

    Valentine’s Crafts for Toddlers

    Assorted heart shaped doilies painted in different colors as a Valentine’s Craft for Toddlers

    I don’t know about you but every year I get over winter about halfway through January. P and I spend much of our time outside when the weather is nice. Because of these frigid temperatures, we have been feeling rather cooped up. As a result, we have been attempting to fill our days with some…

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    Happy Planner

    “This Beautiful Life” Happy Planner cover

    The Happy Planner is absolutely the best! Learn how to plan your life, exercise your creativity and maximize your productivity with the cutest planner ever! I hope you guys all had a great Christmas. Ours was amazing. Christmas with a two and a half year old is pretty magical. Now that Christmas is over, it’s…

  • Food

    Chocolate Espresso Bark

    Truth be told, this chocolate espresso bark (delicious as it is) was the result of a less than happy morning… I love espresso – this time of year especially! Lattes, macchiatos, cappuccinos, whatever; I love it all! And so, I finally rationalized a canister of Illy for myself as a treat. As a rule, I…

  • Crafts,  Family Fun,  Food

    Christmas Traditions for the Family

    Traditions are an important part of the Christmas season.  Most of us have Christmas traditions that have been passed down throughout the years. Some of us have started some of our own. Having a child has made traditions more important to me than ever before. From decorating cookies with Grandma to trimming the tree, traditions…