Monthly Archives: November 2014

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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Busy Hands…Happy Kids

Most of our days are filled with these kinds of shenanigans… (Pics from iPhone…check out that stray piece of macaroni on the kitchen floor, haha!)… The kids love to run around and yell “Poof!” with their magic wands (or paper towel rolls), often getting pretty wild in the process. It’s so fun. My heart is so […]

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