KIDS, COOKING, COSTUMES & CRAFTS (...and alliteration)

Kids

Rainbow Birthday Cake

Rainbow Birthday Cake

My 4 year old birthday girl briefed me on the cake she wanted. It should be a rainbow, with a ladybug flying over it, and lots of chocolate. She drew me a sketch. Fortunately the mountains and trees were in the sketch for decorative purposes [...]
Let’s Go Bowling! Now!

Let’s Go Bowling! Now!

We went to a bowling alley on the weekend. In summary... it. was. amazing. I felt like I'd stepped into the 1970s. It was really the most period preserved place I've been to in quite a while. I hope they never think about doing any [...]
Late Fall Weather

Late Fall Weather

The weather today is cool and crisp, but the sun is strong and warming. I hope I don't sound cheesy, but it's so life affirming. It  makes me daydream that I am roaming my country estate, checking on the animals and strolling through the woods. [...]
Tea Party Sandwiches

Tea Party Sandwiches

Honestly, I am not a fan of going overboard for kids food. I prefer the whole ‘take it or leave it’ approach. Although I say that with only the experience of feeding my own kids so I know that hardly counts, different things work for […]