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Tales of a Knitting Novice

Tales of a Knitting Novice

Always on the hunt for ways to improve my domestic prowess, I decided that 2013 would be the year I learned to knit. My mother, bless her heart, failed to teach me how to sew on a button, embarrassingly items needing this sort of attention are routinely taken to the neighborhood dry cleaners—but despite this […]

30 Day Yoga Challenge

30 Day Yoga Challenge

So a month ago I could say I liked yoga, but now I can say that I love yoga. Why the change of heart? I completed a 30-day yoga challenge. Now when it comes to yoga, I admit I have been a dabbler. I started about 12 years ago, but practiced on average about once […]

French Tea at the Moss

French Tea at the Moss

Once upon a seven year old’s dream, there was a party–not just any party mind you–a French Tea Party. With dreams of glitter and French deserts, where would we host such an event? After much thought and preliminary planning, The Moss Mansion was the perfect place indeed. With their grand staircase that takes your breath […]

A Novice’s Guide to Canning

A Novice’s Guide to Canning

Today feels like fall!  As much as I love summer, I have to admit that the beginning of fall is my absolutely favorite time of year.  The only negative thing about that first chilly night?  I know the end of fresh fruit and vegetables is on its way.  I love garden produce and although I […]

Teacher Gifts 101

Teacher Gifts 101

I believe teachers always need gifts because they have the most difficult job on the planet.  These gifts are all perfect for the beginning of school – homemade, easy, inexpensive, and thoughtful. Pencil Vase I originally saw this idea on pinterest.com and then my friend Tiffany made one for her favorite teacher, her mom, and […]

Bored Jar

Bored Jar

School is almost out. I don’t know how it is at your house, but about a week after school is let out for the summer, I catch my kids saying the dreaded phrase: “I’m bored.”  After months and months in school and hoping and waiting and wishing for summer vacation, you would think they’d have […]

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