For our old fashioned tea party we made first class head coverings. Girls = fascinators and the boys = top hats. The boys loved their top hats! I expected them take them off as soon as I wasn't looking, but they wore them way longer than the girls wore their fascinators! These top hats make great magician hats, gentlemen's top hats or Leprechaun hats for St. Patrick's Day!
Here it is! All the favourites from 2020! I know, for many people, 2020 wasn't awesome. So come take a look with me at some things about 2020 that WERE AWESOME!!
With all the upheaval to the school system lately, what can parents do to help their children keep calm? What can help parents to get some precious, and hard-to-come-by alone time? The answer is excellent, and completely doable: Quiet Time. Beneficial to both parents and children, and accessible to all! Come read about all the tips and tricks we use to make Quiet Time a dream in our home!
A Dickensian Christmas🎄 I have seen A Christmas Carol almost every year on Christmas Eve since I was around 10-years-old. I have never, however, read the book. This year I decided to read the book to my children as our Christmas Season homeschooling novel study. (Side recommendation: Whenever we read stories for school I always … Continue reading Victorian Christmas Wreath
With LOTS of pictures!! My husband and I got a new Christmas tree the first year we were married, that made it 14 years old this year. About five years ago my husband had to go through it and replace almost half of the lights. It took hours! So, this year, when we set up … Continue reading DIY Wreath from an Old Christmas Tree
During the coronavirus lock-downs I seriously needed my crafting time as an outlet to stay sane! Take a look at the signs I designed and made during the last 6 months.
Well, I have had a lovely summer off! I didn't mean to take the summer off, and I could hardly believe my eyes when I looked at my last post and saw it was on July 24th. Where does the time go? Anyway, my family is back to our fall schedule! We started homeschool this … Continue reading Cardboard Play House
Did you miss taking those pictures of your children finishing their school year? Never fear! You can do it yourself - AND they can look amazing!
As I write this, Canada Day was yesterday, and what an odd Canada day it was. We have recently had some fabulous Canada Days. Last year I went with my brother and sister and their families to our local historical village. We celebrated Dominion Day, and found the inspiration for my Old-Fashioned Lawn Game post. … Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
3 Different Methods to Aging Paper! Try them all and see what you think! Great for making pirate maps, or Harry Potter Acceptance Letters! What will you age your paper for?