I am a cleaner. I really like my house to smell CLEAN. Like bleach clean. Anyone else? Growing up, it was sort of just what my house always smelled like. My mom really liked that pine and bleach scent let me tell you. We learn from our parents, everything right down to our cleaning and household chore habits and that was one I picked up pretty early on from my
Holiday Gift Guide
I really believe in supporting local artisans and businesses around the holidays. The amount of hard work that goes into hand-crafted gifts makes them so much more appreciated in our home. I try to be the “perfect” gift giver, matching up what I feel to be the most unique gifts, to the hardest to shop for recipients! I like foodie gifts, and I know a lot of my friends and
Raise your hand if you remember Highlights Magazine! I see you over there… anyone who grew up in my era definitely remembers this magazine. In fact it probably looked a lot like the photo to the left didn’t it? It was often found in the school library, doctors offices and if you were lucky, your parents had it delivered to your house! I have fond memories of reading Highlights at
Crayons are one of the first writing utensils children learn to use and experiment with, long before a pencil or pen it usually ends up being a crayon. How many crayons have been broken, lost or shredded in your house? I’ve lost count at mine! When I was introduced to Crayon Rocks last year I couldn’t believe the improvement in Alivia’s writing just by leaving her to draw freely with
The last time I had popcorn in my drink, it certainly wasn’t on purpose. By me anyway. And, to be honest, I never would have thought about incorporating popcorn into a beverage – that’s more my 3 year old’s style. A few evenings ago, while getting ready to brew a cup of Holiday Treat Steeped Tea to try, I noticed a couple popped kernels of popcorn in the blend. Popcorn?
Around the holiday’s it’s easy to come up with gifts for mom, dad and the kids.. but what about the expectant mom & dad!? I remember at my baby shower receiving so many clothes I had no idea what to do with them all, tons of diapers and toys but what we really lacked was bath items for baby, one of the last things you end up thinking about until