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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 […]

Clean and Simple Tie Dye

Clean and Simple Tie Dye

This is such a fun craft project for you and your kids no matter what the age.  I have seen Sharpie tie dyes all over Pinterest and decided to give it a try. Supplies Needed: t-shirt (I bought ours at Hobby Lobby for about $4 each) Sharpie markers Isopropyl Alcohol (the higher the percentage, the […]

Go Ahead and Make Someone’s May Day! Basket Ideas & More!

Go Ahead and Make Someone’s May Day!  Basket Ideas & More!

May Day falls on May 1. It’s not a widely celebrated day, but when I was a little girl, May Baskets were a fun way to recognize someone you loved, whether it was a friend, neighbor, or grandparent. Who doesn’t love finding a beautiful surprise at their doorstep? The tradition of May Baskets usually involves […]