6 Cheap Activities for Kids’ Halloween Parties

  (2012) A well-planned Halloween party can go a long way in keeping your kids occupied before Oct. 31. Since attention spans last about as long as Halloween candy stashes, here are a few cheap activity ideas for party-planning parents. 1. Pumpkin Decorating No...

How to make maple syrup – a field trip!

Did you know that it takes 50 gallons of maple sap to make 1 gallon of pure maple syrup? It’s no wonder that real maple syrup is so expensive. Growing up, my cousins and I used to always visit our grandparent woods to hike, explore and watch how maple syrup was...
Send Off to Switzerland Party

Send Off to Switzerland Party

It’s a sad day and a happy day for our good friends, Adam + Allison and their two girls Morgan (2) and Madison (1).  They are off on a incredible new adventure: moving to Switzerland!  It will be an amazing experience, we just wish they could stay!  Last...
Vegan Pumpkin Bread

Vegan Pumpkin Bread

Can’t get enough pumpkin lately. I have been mixing it into oatmeal, homemade mac + cheese for Anna and yogurt at 3pm when I need an easy snack. This bread was a creation that came from two black bananas that Brady was trying to throw away. How dare him. 🙂 The...
Happy 1st Birthday Emmy!

Happy 1st Birthday Emmy!

Yesterday we celebrated Emmy’s birthday! Cindy and Tom hosted a big family dinner in honor of their little peanut. It’s hard to believe she is already one! I made a bright pink flower cake that was double layer and filled with sweet buttercream frosting....