Thanks for Playing! Baseball themed Party Favors

May is a busy month for everyone it seems. Little league games, graduation ceremonies and parties, a little of this and a little of that. Topping everything off, Vance's birthday usually falls during Memorial Day weekend, when many folks are out of town. What I'm trying to say is, planning his birthday party is a tedious feat with so many other to-do's on the calendar. ...more

Thanks for Playing! Baseball Birthday Favors

May is a busy month for everyone it seems. Little league games, graduation ceremonies and parties, a little of this and a little of that. Topping everything off, Vance's birthday usually falls during Memorial Day weekend, when many folks are out of town ....more

The last golden days.

I just tried convincing Vance he is part robot....more

Reclaiming the Dining Room: Part 2

I am relieved to announce that the wood is up and that I do not want to take it down.  ...more

Reclaiming the Dining Room: Part 2

I am relieved to announce that the wood is up and that I do not want to take it down....more

Lunch Box Correspondence: They Notice

I always put notes in the kids lunch boxes. Sometimes I even go bigger, throwing in a sticker for Vaughn as a surprise or trying to get a kick out of Vance with a fake bug. Some days I draw something with a food safe marker onto...more

Glitter Letter Cake Topper

This has been the first year that Vaughn did not want something specific on top of her birthday cake. No Dora, no princess, no butterflies. All she wanted was a chocolate cake and something fantastic on top. Take it from me, when you're trying to impress a soon-to-be six year old girl the answer is always glitter. And the more the better....more
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Butterfly Birthday Favors

Vaughn had her birthday party at The Butterfly House this year. They put on a cute birthday party for little girls and handle everything, so the least I could do was make cute little favors to pass out....more

Glitter Letter Cake Topper

This has been the first year that Vaughn did not want something specific on top of her birthday cake. No Dora, no princess, no butterflies. All she wanted was a chocolate cake and something fantastic on top ....more