Fortunate Valentine’s Cookies

Several years ago, I wanted to come up with a Valentine’s Day craft with which my then almost four year old could help to hand out to her preschool friends and teachers. I thought the idea of dipping fortune cookies into Wilton candy melts, adding sprinkles, then packaging them up into miniature Chinese take-out boxes… Read More »

Head Back to School as the Teacher’s Pet!

Have your kiddos headed back to school yet? My daughter starts school on Monday and we just attended her school function where she found out who her new teacher will be and who’s in her class! It’s always a nerve-wracking time in a kid’s life… wondering what the teacher is going to be like and… Read More »

Last Day of School: Peace Out First Grade!

School’s out for Summer!!! Just like my daughter, Anabelle, I have been looking forward to the last day of school for quite awhile now! And yes, we did just return from a trip to Disneyland, as we played hookie for a few days, but I’m so ready for late night sleep-ins, lazy days at the… Read More »

So Berry Sweet!

This past week was that of Teacher Appreciation, which is especially meaningful in our home, as my husband is a teacher, as was my dear and late sister-in-law. To express just how special my daughter’s preschool teachers are, as well as recognize all their dedication and hard work, we put together these strawberry baskets to… Read More »