Activity Advent Calendar

I want to share our favorite seasonal family tradition with you – our advent calendar. It’s far from the typical advent calendar where you open a window and have a piece of chocolate.  These little envelopes are filled with family connection, love, sharing, and adventure. My family loves them, even our teenager.  They can’t wait…

A Spring Project: Dying Eggs Naturally

I find color so alluring. It entices me with its beauty and temps me into so many, many projects. Projects that sometimes never get finished.   This time around it’s naturally dyed eggs.  Those beautiful muted colors created from plants have most years been too much, too long, too complicated. But not this year! This year…

Seasonal Traditions

This time of year holds so many family traditions for us that make my heart grow warm at the start of the fall. I came to realize recently that these traditions serve as guide posts and memories for my children. I hope they seed a deep core of being cherished that guides through rough patches…