Hosting A Favorite Things Party (And 20 of my $15 & Under Favs!)

Hosting A Favorite Things Party (And 20 of my $15 & Under Favs!)

When I taught a holiday workshop this year, I was blown away by how many attendees had never been to a Favorite Things Party. If you're a newbie, just imagine a cookie swap, but instead of shortbread, you get to exchange everyone's favorite inexpensive goody! I way prefer this kind of exchange because we're already [...]

The Best Christmas Picture Books to Read Together This Year

The Best Christmas Picture Books to Read Together This Year

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is pulling out the holiday picture books to read together as a family. Our collection grows a little each year and then, at the end of the season, they get stowed away with seasonal decorations. There are so many great Christmas books out there and I wanted to share [...]

How We Celebrate Back to School Season & Our New School Year Theme

How We Celebrate Back to School Season & Our New School Year Theme

Who else loves the back to school rush? As a kid I got absolutely giddy picking out new notebooks and pens, going shopping with my mom, and laying out an outfit for my first day to school. Being on the other side now, it's bittersweet - especially because Eva is on her way to preschool! [...]