April 29, 2017

Fun and Festive Bunny Napkin Fold

Apr5

When I entertain, I love to create and develop a simple, yet fun and elegant tablescapes on a budget. I always make sure that some unique napkin fold comes into play. Learning to fold napkins is such an easy way […]

Easter Bunny Sweet Trail

Apr4

Easter Bunny Sweet Trail For those of you who enjoy engaging your children’s imaginations with the Easter Bunny, you already know that your children or grandchildren look forward to the Easter Bunny every single year. There are many delightful ways […]

Brainstorming New Things For Our Easter Meal

Apr3

As Spring blooms, and the windows crack their seals to let in the beautiful air, creativity blossoms in this home. There’s something about this time of year that spurs me on. Spray paint cans find their way out to bring […]

Magic Jelly Beans to Lollipops Garden Cake (Easter Tradition, but perfect for any party)

Mar21

Some of the most memorable and imaginative  traditions that I incorporated into our family tapestry came when our children were young. The first year I did this Magic Jelly Beans to Lollipop Garden Cake, it was pure magic. I wish […]

Magic Jelly Beans & the Lollipop Garden (Easter Tradition)

Mar19

Create pure magic and enjoy the wonder of your child’s imagination as they watch these Magic Jelly Beans grow into their own special Lollipop Garden. (Read here how to use this as a character building activity with “Joy Filled Jelly […]

Dream Big Dreams (with your kids) + St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

Mar15

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, now is a great month to start a family tradition that makes you think about the importance of dreams all month long.  Share some of your dreams with your children (or maybe you are […]

Rice Krispie Easter Basket: the Best in Easter Basket Treats

Mar8

With Easter right around the corner, people will begin hunting for fun, yet easy, Easter recipes that are a perfect idea for Cooking with the Kids. There’s nothing better to spruce up Easter Basket treats then to make them ourselves, […]

Date Night Deck, Love Notes Box: Sweet Ideas for Everyone (50% off)

Jan28

Make this Valentine’s Day extra special with meaningful gifts that speak encouragement and legacy to the special people in your life. There are special ideas for the whole family. We’ve kept a Father/ Daughter Date Night album for years, and […]

Printable Homemade Coupon Book

Dec11

Don’t miss out on another meaningful family tradition – enjoy our family’s Dinner Questions. Print my free Conversations Starter questions (over 220), and give the gift of shared family time. It’s that time of the year when we are driven […]

Elf on the Shelf: Christmas Tradition

Nov26

Many of the family traditions that we have adopted into our family have purpose and intentionality behind them; others are just plain crazy fun – like this one ( full tradition idea at bottom of post). Meet Carl: Our Family […]

Family Traditions – What’s in your jumping pile?

Nov2

As we enter the holiday season, many of us will embrace traditions that have been part of our heritage for years. Others will begin seeking out that magical memory that will become a part of your family’s story for the […]

Creative Ideas for Your Holiday Budget

Oct24

As the crisp October air whips through our valley, my dogs unearth their winter coat, and chili simmers on the stove, these signs typically signal autumn time in our home. Yet as I spend this month writing 31 Days of […]

Father’s Day Tradition Ideas

Jun16

Here is a round up of some of my favorite Father’s Day ideas. Remember, making Dad’s day extra special doesn’t mean you need to spend a lot of money, or any money at all. 🙂 Why don’t you just make […]

Cast Your Worries Tradition

Jun3

Cast Away Your Worries As the last week of school approaches for many, stress reaches a peak as  tests and grading periods come to a close. Summer is a time to be carefree. More often than not, we adults tend […]

Unique Mother’s Day Ideas: Mother’s Day Cake

May2

What I love about this unique Mother’s Day idea is that this cake isn’t about how pretty it is (although please feel free to add some adornments to the top), it’s about the special meaning that was put into this […]