family fun

How to Make a Harry Potter Cape

Kids love to dress up and play pretend games.  Having dress up clothes around your home is an easy way to encourage that type of play.  When the “Harry Potter” […]

Camp Cooking Supplies

With camping season upon us, I thought I’d share with you how my camp cooking supplies are organized.  My goal while camping is the same in my kitchen – healthy […]

Go Gingham: Strawberry picking adventures

This was to be a post about my famous strawberry freezer jam.  Unfortunately, the strawberries at the organic farm where we went to u-pick were slim pickings.  The strawberries were […]

Go Gingham: Piano lessons

Music lessons for kids is a major financial and time commitment. Piano lessons at our house are a big indulgence in our financial budget.  Money to pay for the lessons, […]

Go Gingham: Ping Pong Table DIY

Our dining room table gets used a lot and not just for dining.  We eat at our dining room table nightly but after the dishes get cleared, let the ping […]

Go Gingham card making day

Winter is a season of cards. Holiday cards, thank you cards, birthdays (at our house!), and Valentine’s Day are all occasions when you need cards. At our home, we favor […]

Go Gingham: Funeral no parking sign

See this little, sad, pathetic sign?  I found this in a dumpster and reluctantly brought it home.  The truth is, I had no idea how I would re-purpose it.  As […]