For Christmas last year my Mother-in-Law gave me the Book-To-Table Classics version of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. If you haven't heard of Book-to-Table Classics, each book (I believe they have made A Christmas Carol and Pride and Prejudice so far) contains the full novel interspersed with recipes from celebrity chefs. Each page is … Continue reading Food Art for Kids
Get the Whole Fam in on Meal Prep! Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I think it's important that we teach our kids how to help out at home. We need to prepare them for the life ahead of them, and while it takes way longer and is never done the way we want it, we … Continue reading The Family Chop
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!
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!
Before we get to the craft I just wanted to talk about the lack of post last week. If you're just here for the craft go below the divider. If you're here for more than just a craft read on: I have been faithfully posting weekly for almost a year. I missed one post in … Continue reading DIY Toy Snake Nest
Last week, after playing war, we made shields here at But First We Craft. If you want to check out that super simple, but sturdy, craft tutorial click on this: How to Make a Shield. Of course, the weapon we need now is a sword. This is a bit of a tricky DIY weapon because … Continue reading How to Make a Toy Sword
So, we have never celebrated Chinese New Year before, and before last week we knew almost NOTHING about Chinese New Year. The story behind why we are celebrating Chinese New Year in the first place can be found at this page, where you can also get the instructions on how to make the red envelopes … Continue reading Chinese New Year Party!
Photo by Andrew Haimerl on Pexels.com I have never really given much thought to Chinese New Year. As far as I know my ancestors were British, Irish and German - and I was born and raised in Canada. I knew nothing about Chinese New Year two weeks ago - other than that it takes place … Continue reading Chinese New Year Tradition: Red Envelopes