The Ginger bread House Every year since my son was born we have made ginger bread houses. When he was really little we made houses out of graham crackers. That is the easiest to do with little ones. Then when he got to be  about 4 or 6 we bought the prepackaged houses and would…

Napkins for a Tea Party

I just listed these whimsical napkins in my Etsy store My Pretty Poppies. Over the next few days I will be adding the matching table cloths and napkin ring holders. The table cloths would fit a child’s 24 x24 table. They would make a great gift for a little girl or even a mom who…

Pinewood Derby Time

This was our son’s first year at the Pinewood Derby in his pack. He decided he wanted to try Boy Scouts this year. He is in Weblos 1. We found a great den in the next town over from us. He is very active so we wanted to find a den that did a lot…

The White Mountains in New Hampshire

The White Mountains is a great place to visit. Their is so much to do up here. Check out this view. The mountain in the very back is Mount Washington. It’s known for  having the world’s worst weather. North Conway sits in the Valley about 40 miles from Mount Washington. There are activities going on…

Colorful Finales

I picked up plan wooden finales at the local craft store. I painted the main color  first and then went back with the trim color. This is an easy project if your looking for something to match your decor. After the paint has dried, I coated it with 2 coats of Shiny Polyurethane. Let your…

Whimsy Banner Tutorial

Make this easy banner in a couple of hours. On a piece of paper draw out a triangle the size you want the finished product to look like. Then add and inch around the edge of the triangle for seam allowance. Cut out the triangle and use it for your pattern. I wanted 10 triangle…

Cake Idea

My son wanted a Indiana Jones cake for his Birthday this year.
I used the following recipe for the cake and the frosting.

Fairy House Project

Here is a project you can do with the kids. This is another older post I had on my old blog. It makes me think of a Summer. It seems so far off.Today we are suppose to get over 12 inches of snow. You can use silk flowers in place of  real ones. You can…