This past Christmas we finally had our first real tree as a family. We picked Mausi up early on her last day of school, and we went as a family to cut down our tree. It was beautiful. It was everything a Christmas tree should be. We took down our Christmas tree yesterday; […]
We experimented a little with natural dyes for our Easter eggs this year…specifically with things we already had in the house.
I had 2/3 of a head of red cabbage left in the fridge from dinner a few days ago. Using all the thicker bits I would normally cut off anyway I cut up half […]
Easter is once again just around the corner, and I’ve been thinking about Easter basket ideas again. Putting together an Easter basket (if you are so inclined) is just about the perfect excuse to have a little fun and do something a little different. Instead of a basket filled just with chocolate and candy, why […]
‘Sea Dragon’ by Amber Alexander
Happy Chinese New Year! 2012 welcomes the Year of the Dragon, and this year specifically is the year of of the water dragon.
The year of the dragon comes once every 12 years, and on top […]
Fairly major home renovations shortly before Christmas at 6½ months pregnant, with a 2-year old and thesis chapters to write are just…tiring. I had big plans for this Christmas; the first one in our new house, lights above the door, candles in the windows, our tree in the front room, perhaps a duck in the […]
It has nearly been a year that this little blog has been going, and to celebrate I’m going to be giving away a new copy of one of our favourite winter books :: ‘Winter’ by Eva-Maria Ott-Heidmann!
On the 16th of December it will have been exactly one year […]
Two years ago today our world changed completely when our little Maus decided to arrive 8 days before her due date. We couldn’t have predicted how very much we would adore being parents!
How quickly 2 years have flown by, and each day is just as wonderful […]
Ah, welcome Autumn! With apple sauce and squash apple soup to make, apple and pumpkin pies to bake, leaves to gather, lanterns to craft, walks to take, cozy sweaters to wear, celebrations to have and puddles that beg to be splashed in (and […]
Mushroom Gnome from Rjabinnik
I had such fun thinking about the changing seasons for summer, and what would be good represented on a summer nature table, that I thought it would be fun to share some ideas again for fall. The changing colours, smells, […]
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