If you’re like I was 5 years ago, there is no way that “dream vacation” would be in the same sentence as tent or camping. However, in the last two years I have been on a camping trip on my anniversary, slept in 15 national parks, and have opened my eyes to the redwoods and birds singing more times ... Read More about How to Have a Dream Vacation-In a Tent!
If you come over on an afternoon after my kids get home from school, it may be eerily quiet! It may be because they love Legos, but you will be sure to find at least one curled up on a couch with a book. Seeing the four of them sitting quietly with a book is a little eerie and the rebel in me ... Read More about How to Raise a Child that Loves to Read
My dear friend had been working crazy hours and was in desperate need of a vacation, but there was no way a vacation was coming her way anytime soon. But, she has a hammock, so I decided to send her a vacation-in-a-box. I included a cosmetic bag, a pineapple glass, a pineapple garland, stickers ... Read More about Vacation in a Box
I will be the first to admit that I'm kind of obsessed with homemade playdough. It lasts longer than the store bought kind, it smells better, it makes a great party favor, you can add glitter(!). The list goes on. Several weeks ago, when runny noses and fevers were keeping my little people home ... Read More about Essential Oil Playdough
Blood Oranges are one of my favorite things about winter. That and cold, clear California mornings, but those are even more rare. Today we had the rarest treat of all - a lazy Saturday - so I decided to make something I have been dreaming about for awhile. Here is my recipe for Blood Orange French ... Read More about Blood Orange French Toast