• Sewing

    Felt Tree Skirt Tutorial

    Every year I think, “We really need a new tree skirt,” and every year I say, “I’ll pick one up after the holidays, when everything goes on sale.” I never do. And so, this year I decided that I would get on the ball and make a felt tree skirt to go underneath our Christmas…

  • Food

    Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    I hope you all had a wonderful Halloween, we certainly did. P had a blast going to all the houses and various businesses that were giving out treats and getting more candy to put in her “special bag.” She had way too much sugar and was a little frightened of the children that chose to…

  • Food

    Best Ever Salted Caramel Corn

    In my family, the end of October has always meant the start of the holidays. That means many home baked goodies all the way through till New Years! My mother always makes from scratch carrot cake and apple pie to celebrate my dad and my birthdays, then comes Halloween with chai tea and spiced lattes and…

  • Crafts

    Jack-O-Lanterns with Toddlers

    I’ve always tried to include P in holiday festivities as much as possible. I absolutely love any excuse to celebrate, dress up in something special, have special treats, or have a reason to decorate. This fall I decided that I would help her make her very own jack-o-lantern. I want to pass down my love…