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Happy 7th Birthday

Weekend Reading: September 20, 2014

From Instagram: Happy birthday to the sweetest, happiest, most loving 7 year old I know! It’s birthday season in our family: two birthdays down, two more to go! Our middle daughter turned 7 on Wednesday, celebrating with chocolate chip muffin cake for breakfast. She is our quirky child, boasting a wild imagination, a silly streak that […]

Wooden Tabletop Display Tree

Tabletop display tree {101 Days of Christmas}

We often get requests for a tutorial on the wooden tree that sits in the corner of our kitchen. Unfortunately, I have limited carpentry skills, and Sean doesn’t often follow — or write — tutorials, so we’ve never been able to put one together. However, when I saw this wooden tabletop tree last year at Curbly, […]


Homemade nonpareils {101 Days of Christmas}

Okay, y’all. We’re exactly three days into this year’s series, and I hereby declare this my favorite project of the year! My mom and I share a love of nonpareils, and when I realized last year that you could make them at home, I immediately added them to the list of projects for 2013. But for […]