Photo by Dauda Focus Kore on Pexels.com We recently returned from a family vacation in Florida. We drive down every year; our son was eight months old the first time we took him. The drive took about 18 hours this time, which we did in one day. We've also driven out to the east coast … Continue reading How to Pack for a Successful Road Trip with Kids
My precious little three-year-old. For my daughter's third birthday she wanted a Berenstain Bears Party. I was shocked when I went on Pinterest and saw that there are so few Berenstain Bears parties! So I had to really think about this one. Another complication with this party is that I was SO UNMOTIVATED to have … Continue reading Berenstains Bears Birthday Party
For my daughter's third birthday we had a Berenstain Bears themed party (details to come!). Today I'm going to show you how I made the Berenstain Bears Treehouse. I used tissue paper, bristol board, construction paper and brown packing paper to make it. We made a palm tree in the summer. If you want to … Continue reading Tissue Paper Treehouse
These are my parents, Murray and Jackie. They are absolutely wonderful: generous, loving, kind, funny. This year was their 40th wedding anniversary. My siblings and I decided to have an anniversary party for them on a Sunday in August which was supposed to be my older sister's baby shower, (Check out a different baby shower … Continue reading 40th Wedding Anniversary Party
When I walked into my church library last Sunday I saw the most adorable pumpkins made from books. I love books. I LOOOOVE BOOOOKS! So much. So when I saw these adorable pumpkins I could hardly wait to get to Goodwill to pick some books to carve into pumpkins (ya, I went there). Maybe you … Continue reading Book Made into a Pumpkin
Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com Today, we're going to do another fall themed craft! This one is great for any age (if you've got enough supervision). I did it with 3 girls: my 11- and 9-year-old nieces, and my 3-year-old daughter. The short form of this post is: dump a bunch of fall leaves … Continue reading DIY Wreath Party!
Happy Thanksgiving! If you're not Canadian you probably think I've got my calendar all mixed up. But for us Canadians, Thanksgiving is just a few short days away. YAY! I love thanksgiving. I love the changing leaves, the delicious Thanksgiving dinner (which, this year, my sister-in-law tells me is, "mystery meat." 🤔 I'm feeling a … Continue reading Jack-O-Lantern Craft
My sister just had her first baby! A little girl she and her husband named Violet💕. For her baby shower with one side of the family we had a Woodland Themed Baby Shower. In this post I'll tell you all about our invitations, decorations (spoiler: cute and cuddly woodland animals, wood, and black and red … Continue reading Woodland Baby Shower
Here's a quick and easy outdoor DIY game! Make it in time for your Thanksgiving get-together! Fun for all ages!
Hi, I'm Jessica! I love to craft, and to host parties (sometimes using things I've made). I want you to see that my house isn't perfect (just look in the background of some of the pictures!), my crafts aren't perfect, I make mistakes (but I can tell you how I fixed them in the tutorials!), … Continue reading About Me – September 2019