May is Better Speech & Hearing Month, and to celebrate, I’d like to share a book with you! As my readers know, my daughter receives speech therapy for a fluency disorder. Through speech therapy, which began in January, we have definitely seen a lot of growth in her speech, so I’d like to share the [...]
I received an email asking if I would like to review products from Karoun Dairies. Of course I would! Founded in 1992, Karoun is a family-run business reflecting fulfillment of the American dream. The company has continued to grow from creating hand braided String Cheese for local ethnic and specialty grocery stores, to producing a wide variety [...]
As my readers know, each month, I do a different educational theme in my children’s homeschool classroom. This month, it’s dinosaurs! I’ve been doing fun, themed sensory bins each month. I shopped at Target this time for dinosaur sensory fun, and they had so many awesome items. Here’s what I found.
These dinosaurs were in [...]
When I found out we were unable to attend a friend’s children’s 1st and 3rd birthday parties, I wanted to make sure we went them an extra special gift in the mail. While working on this wrap dress for Lydia (click link to see the pattern), my friend Lauren asked if I could make her [...]
Remember back in high school and college when the second you mentioned a band you like, you’d probably get one of the following responses from someone who was “cooler”:
1. I only liked their underground stuff. Once they became mainstream, their music suffered.
2. Wow, what a poseur!
3. If you like (popular band), you’d [...]
Last Friday, my husband and I took the kids to see Hotel for Dogs in West Palm to celebrate the launch of katy’s kettle corn popchips. What a fun event! It was outdoors at night. We put blankets on the ground and dressed the children in their pajamas. We received several small bags of the [...]
Six out of 7 nights a week, I cook a beautiful from-scratch meal for my family. I take few shortcuts, as I really believe in the value of fresh ingredients. I also find that even when I do take shortcuts, they do little to benefit me financially or time-wise, and in the process, I often [...]
My husband got me the perfect Mother’s Day gift this year (well, besides two amazing, beautiful children…and his undying love). How cute is this necklace? Notice the L for Lydia on one bird and the B for Bryce on the other. Best gift ever!! Thank you, Richard.
What did you get for Mother’s Day this [...]
I absolutely love Middle Eastern cuisine. I saw a few recipes posted recently that I just had to try! Here are the step-by-step instructions to make both. Make sure you begin cooking with the assistance of two knuckleheads. Here are mine:
(adapted from this recipe for Syrian Pita Bread)