October 2016 ~ Macchiato Mom

When I came across the book “Food and Recipes of the Thirteen Colonies: Cooking Throughout American History” at a book sale, I was thrilled. (I…

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Dutch Walnut Cinnamon Squares: Food and Recipes of the 13 Colonies

Dutch Walnut Cinnamon Squares: Food and Recipes of the 13 Colonies

When I came across the book “Food and Recipes of the Thirteen Colonies: Cooking Throughout American History” at a book sale, I was thrilled. (I…

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Burstin’ My Soap Bubble: My First (Worst!) Craft Show Experience

Burstin’ My Soap Bubble: My First (Worst!) Craft Show Experience

I was so excited! Phone call after phone call, I had been denied and told there were no open spots for vendors. But finally, I…

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Kids and Shopping: The Toy Dilemma

Kids and Shopping: The Toy Dilemma

If your kids are constantly asking you to buy them things when you take them to the store, you’re in good company. You may even…

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“Be the Mom You Want Them to Remember”

“Be the Mom You Want Them to Remember”

When I stumble on a rough parenting day (or days), I like to read, whether it’s a book, random quotes, or personal stories.  It helps…

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25 Awesome Halloween Dessert Ideas for Kids

25 Awesome Halloween Dessert Ideas for Kids

Looking to make some fun and spooky treats to get the kids into the Halloween spirit? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve collected 25 spooktacular recipes…

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6 Ways Kids Can Make Money This Season

6 Ways Kids Can Make Money This Season

Since my oldest was 5, he’s been asking what he can do to make money around the house. Now that he’s 8, he understands the value of…

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Fall Tissue-Paper Crafts for Kids

Fall Tissue-Paper Crafts for Kids

I just love this craft. The puffy tissue-paper projects were my absolute favorite crafts to do when I was young and in school. The funny…

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The Beauty of Cursive: A Dying Art in Schools

The Beauty of Cursive: A Dying Art in Schools

I always loved writing in cursive, and still do. It’s such an elegant form of writing. Sadly, this beautiful form of artwork has been disappearing from schools…

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Milly’s Which Craft Art Studio at the Garden State Discovery Museum

Milly’s Which Craft Art Studio at the Garden State Discovery Museum

The Garden State Discovery Museum is one of my family’s favorite places, so there’s no way I could say no to a personal invite to…

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