Good Gifts For the Parents of Littles in Your Life

It’s time for one more little gift round up, and today it is the parent edition… Some of these are gifts on my wishlist, some are gifts we received that we either desperately wanted or didn’t even realize we would love and have become family favorites, but if you have a parent of young kids in your life, here are some suggestions for holiday gifts they’d probably appreciate… Continue reading

FAVORITES: Non-material gifts for the holidays

OK, one more round of favorites before the holidays are in full swing and I start my year end wrap up…

The thought of adding any more STUFF to our already very full house makes me feel a little anxious. We are about to cram five people into our fairly small home. So today I’m writing about a few things that have been or currently are on our holiday gift list in case anyone else out there is trying to be “minimalish” for the holidays and focus on gifts that don’t take up space! Bonus- this also means you don’t have to dust them/tell your kids to pick them up… Continue reading

Baking 41: PIE round 2: REDEMPTION (sort of…)

We bought a CSA box recently and received some cranberries. I have never had cranberries in their regular form before and since I’m not a big cranberry sauce fan but I do like cranberry juice, I thought I’d try my hand at baking a cranberry custard pie… that and we’re almost at the end of this project and I promised my bestie a pie when I started this blog a year ago, so I thought this was probably a sign to try out baking pie again. (aside from the Hipster Pie I made earlier, but that was a cracker crust so I don’t count it!) Continue reading