Summer means s’mores and s’mores mean campfires…but not in 90 degree weather! As soon as the weather started heating up, my children stated asking when we could make some s’mores. I told them it would be soon! I made sure I was stocked with marshmallows and chocolate, and was waiting for a night when we could roast them over our fire pit. Then a heat wave hit, and we had 3 days of 95 degree weather!
Archives for June 2012
This month's Featured Etsy Artisan is Emily Spada of The Jewelry Sheller. This month's winner will receive 3 anklets (yes THREE) of their choosing! Each handcrafted anklet is $10.00, which makes our Giveaway a lovely $30 value. The winner will be selected on June 30th at 4:00 PM EST. See contest details here. USA…
If you live down by the sea shore, like we do, your kids are bound to leave the beach with at least one backpack full of clam shells each visit. As our pile continues to grow, week by week, I’m often desperate for new ways to use them up.
So, after my husband and the kids painted me my very own “Mother’s Day Clam Shells” – I swiped his idea and made some Clam Shell Friends with the kiddos this afternoon. It is a fairly easy craft to do, especially with younger kids – all you need is an abundance of clam shells, some paint, a package of googley eyes, and some spray varnish!
My father-in-law’s favorite ice cream flavor: Bing Cherry!
Berry Burst Oreos make yummy ice cream! Vanilla Oreo Cookie Ice Cream.
Every few months or so, my sister and I try to feature an Etsy Artisan that is also a student. We're always amazed at how industrious young people are nowadays, especially when they're able to balance both their schoolwork and their side businesses. This month's Featured Etsy Artisan is Emily Spada of The Jewelry…
Congratulations to Jenn Spears our May Etsy Artisan Winner! Thank you to our giveaway sponsor Fire Island Soap Company!