Yearly Archives: 2014

A Food Gift your Child can Help Make | Houston Mom Photographer

Warning…Here is my first EVER…(shameless!) repost of a Christmas DIY Food Gift I posted about two. years. ago…..kind of a long time. A whole new baby has blossomed into a rambunctious toddler in the meantime. And, alas, I still love this Kid-Friendly Christmas-Craft, so here it is…a festive little Blast from the Past!… ________________________________________________________________________ I […]

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Halloween | Handmade Costumes, Family & Friends

…Since I’m posting these right after Thanksgiving, it only feels right to talk about how Thankful I am for living near so many of our Family Members & Friends, for being able to get together on short notice for special occasions like this, for crafty loved ones & handmade costumes, for the chance to see Holidays through the eyes of Little Ones, and so much more!…

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A Savory Pumpkin Recipe & Community Supported Agriculture

Have you tried out a CSA before? If you’re not familiar with it, CSA stands for “Community Supported Agriculture”. If you subscribe to a CSA it typically means that you get a box of veggies each week from a local farm for a certain number of weeks, usually one growing season at a time. We […]

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The Artful Parent + A Quick-&-Easy Veggie Snack

I have been reading this wonderful book, The Artful Parent, by Jean Van’t Hul… It has inspired me to set aside time for Art and Creativity with O&Z more often. My Aunt, who is a wonderful Artist and an Art History Professor (and a Mom) mentioned something a few months ago how, as parents, our creativity isn’t lost […]

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Turning Two…

…Time is such a funny thing as a parent. All of a sudden SLEEP is such a precious commodity. And watching your toddler entertain himself for 10 or 15 minutes, happily and creatively, can feel like time suspended…

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