As a family we love fall traditions, and one of our favorites is our group costume tradition. Ever since Charlotte’s first Halloween we have done a family themed costume for Halloween. I have some mixed feelings about this holiday, but for our little family we have chosen to focus on activities that bring us together … More Simple Celebrations: Family Costumes
Fall is absolutely my favorite season. Even though the weather hasn’t exactly cooperated this year (we’ve averaged highs in the 80s way more often than the 60s) it’s still cooled off enough to make outdoor adventures enjoyable rather than miserable. Which brings me to the first thing I’m loving right now:1. Family OutingsTessa was just … More I’m Loving…Fall Edition
I’ve said it before, but I’ve found that one of the best, unexpected perks of having a kiddo is how holidays and special occasions become a thousand times more fun again. Take Halloween. As an adult it’s a pretty boring holiday. Unless you are invited to a costume party or event your only option is … More A Fairytale Halloween
October is my favorite month of the year, and this one has been particularly spectacular. Every few years the elements come together in a magical mixture that brings out the most breathtaking fall foliage, and this has been one such year. Usually I act like a little kid at Christmas, exclaiming over every blazing tree … More Mommy lesson #52: Sometimes getting sick makes you feel better
Here she is, the cutest owl in the forest! My mom is a fantastic seamstress. I know I’ve mentioned that before, but I wanted to repeat it because as Halloween approaches I always find myself remembering the amazing costumes Mom created for us over the years. Winnie the Pooh, Minnie Mouse, a ballerina, a queen, … More Homemade owl costume: Success!