Did you know that trick-or-treating has been a tradition in the United States for almost a century? The tradition is said to have started in the 16th century in Britain and Ireland. On Halloween people would go door-to-door and...
With Halloween fast approaching everyone at my daughter’s school is talking about parties with friends and dreaming about all the treats they’re going to get to eat. However, if you feel like the kids in your life are going to...
My list of books I want to read keeps getting longer and longer! There are just so many books that have peeked my interest. I am hoping with a little more down time now that summer is over I...
If you are a fan of Barbara Delansky, Nora Roberts, or Francine Rivers you should definitely check out Making It Work by Kathleen Glassburn. Making It Work is billed as historical fiction but it doesn’t quite feel that way...
I have nothing but rave reviews for The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. I try to describe it and all I can think of is the word “delightful.”  It was one of those reads where I was...
A year and a half ago, Santa made a big mistake. He brought us a big, heavy and bulky train table that was a good idea in theory but ended up being one of those toys that just takes...
Fredrik Backman has been a hit or miss author for me. I could not get enough of his book My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry.  On the other hand I couldn’t bring myself to continue more...
I hate cleaning with a vengeance. I also hate feeling like I can’t sit down and relax because a messy house is staring me in the face. I’m not productive if there are toys everywhere, dishes in the sink...
I have to give my kids credit. They’re really good at listening to directions for a good ol’ craft project. My daughter has always been this way. She loves art and loves to keep busy with her hands. She’s always...
Tired of doing the same old thing when it comes to decorating your Easter eggs? So were we. This weekend we decorated Easter eggs in a way we created last year and it's so simple even my 20-month old...