I still have vivid memories of the annual holiday letter writing–which occurred late one evening, sometime between Thanksgiving and December 1–when my mom sat down at the typewriter for a few hours, attempting to condense our family’s entire year into a single, double-sided page. It was always fun, reflecting on the year, but the letters [...]
Did you know that newborn photo shoots have to be booked four to five months before your baby is born? Many first-time parents don’t realize this until it’s too late. While you may not be able to get a session with a professional photographer, chances are, you can get some great pics of your baby [...]
One of the things my kids love best about our bedtime routine are the stories that we read. Every night, each child gets to pick a short book to be read, plus we read a chapter of a longer book. While the books we read aren’t limited to bedtime stories for kids–at our house, pretty [...]
If you’re wondering how to make cheap holiday decorations, look no further than your own backyard or kitchen cupboards. Using materials that are generally safe, non-toxic and economical, you can craft adorable Christmas decor worthy of passing down to the next generation. Decor Inspired by Nature Evergreen boughs, pinecones and berry stems all make holiday [...]
Three easy ways to create no-sew Christmas stockings for the whole family.