It’s the 2nd (and sadly, last) month of summer break. So we’re going to try and make the most of it around in our corner of the world. It’s hot here making it hard to go outside and do “typical” summer activities. That’s nothing new to us, summer is hibernation time, while the rest of… Continue reading Happy July!
No, I’m not experiencing deja vu. I’m celebrating a different holiday. Gung Hay Fat Choy! I’m pretty proud of my Chinese heritage. So I love celebrating the Chinese New Year (or Lunar New Year or Spring Festival as it is actually called). This year is the Year of the Rooster. I am actually born on… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Good morning! Someone was asking me the other day why I choose to make non candy Valentines for the kids. Specifically, they were wondering about the cost and the time & effort. Besides the health benefit (yikes, another sugary holiday!), I like the longevity of the item. A bouncy ball can be played with for… Continue reading More non candy Valentine ideas
Red and pink and hearts everywhere! It must be close to Valentine’s Day! I have a few years of getting cards put together for my son’s class and tons more ideas so I can get Sweet Pea going in a couple years too. Putting together classroom valentines can be fun or frustrating. At first, it… Continue reading No Candy Valentines
New year’s eve has rarely been a big celebration in our household. I mean, sure, I went to the local block party with my friends when I was single. But since getting married, we’ve stayed in and had a lowkey evening. It’s actually relaxing after a fun-filled, excitement-packed Christmas season. For the past couple years,… Continue reading 3…2…1…
From our house to yours, Merry Christmas!
This is hands down my favorite tradition! I love decorating gingerbread houses. My mom still makes the best gingerbread and patiently makes several batches for multiple houses. Then, each year, we get together with our neighbors and decorate our houses. Some years the decorations are very elaborate, others are simple. Sometimes we decide to have… Continue reading Gingerbread houses