Month: September 2012

Maker Mama Living

Another colorful week at our house last week… Still loving our wooden Noah’s Ark set by Haba. We bought it as a Christmas gift for the kids last year, and it’s still a favorite. I’ve finally broken in my new red huaraches from Urban Outfitters. I love my thrifted ones, but they’re on their last […]

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Happy Weekending

I hope your week has been a productive and happy one. I’m looking forward to (hopefully) kicking my feet up a bit. Here’s a little reading (and viewing) to enjoy during your weekending: 5 Tips for Teaching Gratitude to Your Children from The Pennington Point How to See Hidden Clutter from Small Notebook The latest […]

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Eleanor’s 4th Birthday Party

We celebrated Eleanor’s 4th birthday earlier this month in classic little-girl style with a pink princess castle piñata… …some tea party fun… …handmade crowns… …and shields (for her knights of course)… …and wishes for the birthday girl. Oh, and don’t forget the after-party dancing (the girls loved twirling and singing like princesses).  I don’t know […]

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Last Week at the Maker Mama House

Sunday: It rained cats and dogs and made a ton of mud in our back yard, which of course the kids had to play in. We also made homemade playdough after they dried off. Monday: I indulged Eleanor by painting her nails for the very first time.  I did buy a formaldehyde-free brand though. She […]

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Sharing the Love | Friday Favorites

I used to be good about sharing my favorite crafty blogosphere finds of the week, and with all the pinning I do over on Pinterest, I thought I’d give it a go again. Here are my top four creative finds of the week: This watercolor portrait tutorial from the talented Elise of Grow Creative just […]

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