A Pinterest-Worthy Family

A Pinterest-Worthy Family

Aug 20

A few years ago, someone gave Salem a cloth-bound, slip-cased edition of Dr. Seuss’ Oh, the Places You’ll Go! I had his preschool teacher sign it, and I plan to have all of his teachers inscribe the inside cover from now until he graduates from high school. Wouldn’t that be a special keepsake? Looks like I’m going to need an extra copy. Today is Mia’s first day...

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

Feb 14

I hope you are feeling the love around your house as much as we are feeling it around ours. Salem went to school with these… {Printable I Love You Munch Tags by Piggy in Polka Dots} {Printable Measure Up Sweet Teacher tags by Capital B} … and boy did he make out like a bandit today with all the candy and toys from his classmates. Mia didn’t waste any time...

Guess Who’s Comin’ to Town?

Guess Who’s Comin’ to Town?

Nov 29

For some it is hot chocolate. For others it is egg nog. But every holiday guest ought to have that warm and cozy creature comfort waiting for them when they arrive at their destination… something to make them feel right at home. Welcome to the jungle, Mom. We are happy to have you with us this...

For His Eyes Only

For His Eyes Only

Jan 13

I took my new book down to Dean & Deluca’s this morning for a cup of coffee and a blueberry bagel. In Spoken from the Heart, Laura Bush includes this photo of her mother, taken for her father, who carried it with him across Europe while he fought World War II. Comme c’est romantique! (Sigh) There is a very special birthday coming up next month in our house. The Head Beasley is...

Printable Holiday Greetings

Printable Holiday Greetings

Nov 30

Remember the good ‘ole days when you went to your mailbox and discovered a handwritten note written in beautiful penmanship with thoughtful sentiments from a friend far away? Letter writing really has become a lost art hasn’t it? I am seriously considering bringing it back this holiday season. I’ve been playing with ideas for funny family photo ops that might make for a...

Create with Coffee Sacks

Create with Coffee Sacks

Nov 09

Whoever thought Daylight Savings Time was a great idea obviously never had children. My early-to-rise two year old is not only free from the confines of a crib as of last month, but ever since Sunday, he has been up and at ’em at FIVE. A.M. greeting me at my bedside. Needless to say, I have coffee on the brain these days. A girlfriend of mine recently snagged me a couple of burlap coffee...