DIY Seashell Frame – Use those shells!

We love going to the ocean and since we live far from one it is a truly special. We always arrive home with at least a handful or two of shells and other beach treasures. Rather then let them sit on a shelf or in a jar, we made a custom seashell frame. These shells . . . Read More: DIY Seashell Frame – Use those shells!

Home-made Strawberry Soda

 

We are going to make fermented strawberry soda. I learned about lacto-fermentation from the lovely expat blog And Here We Are. Please take a peek at Ariana’s blog, it is one of my favorites. My daughter, Bethany, and I went out to pick strawberries on a beautiful May morning. My girls and I . . . Read More: Home-made Strawberry Soda

Meaningful Mother’s Day Ideas – from a Dad

I am pleased and proud that my huband, Doug, is guest posting and sharing meaningful Mother’s Day ideas. He has always been a thoughtful guide as he taught our girls to show honor and love to their mother. I have been blessed to be on the receiving end of the deal. They no longer need . . . Read More: Meaningful Mother’s Day Ideas – from a Dad

Swirl Pancakes and more for International Pancake Day!

In honor of International Pancake Day, we are making swirl pancakes. Similar to funnel cakes, these are made with less oil and make a crisp pancake. Cooking with kids and having breakfast together is a great way to connect and make a memory. Do you have a favorite pancake memory? My mother made Micky Mouse . . . Read More: Swirl Pancakes and more for International Pancake Day!

Post-it Note Book

A fellow parent educator gave our group these adorable little post-it note books. She simply made a cute cover for a post-it pad. I thought they would make fun books for our kids to make that would encourage them to write. However, they could also be used as a little Mother’s Day gift or . . . Read More: Post-it Note Book