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  • Happy Earth Day!

    Earth Day is coming right up and to celebrate, we’re giving away some of our favorite nature related books! Just leave a comment telling us your favorite Earth Day activity for a chance to win your choice of any three books from the list below! We’ll choose a winning comment on Monday April 28th. We … Continue reading

  • Links We Love

    Here are a few things that caught our eyes this week. * A vignette of one of the earliest “memoir with recipe” cookbooks from the New York Times, “In the Kitchen With Clémentine and Ruth.” * We are completely enamored with the Uni Project—a nonprofit committed to increasing access to books and learning opportunities through pop-up, … Continue reading

  • Links We Love

    Here are a few things that caught our eyes this week. * I am a total sucker for good infographics and ones that involve produce are even better! * Happy 1st Birthday to The Artful Parent! Jean is celebrating with a giveaway, so check out her site to win a copy! * Coming soon! Christine … Continue reading

Make + Do
Lavender Facial Wash and Red Clover Whipped Lotion
Essential Herbal project
We know what's on the inside is what counts, but beauty on the outside is also important. It's what signals that we are fulfilled, joyful, and happy with life. Glowing skin in not the result of cosmetics (though the toners and moisturizers can help rejuvenate tired skin), but it is the culmination of a life well lived, a spirit well fed. Read More...
Newspaper Flower
Newspaper Flower
It's possible that the Millers are one of the last few families on the planet still subscribing to the Sunday Times (what with the Internet, and all). They just love getting that huge bulk of newspaper every weekend and knowing there are hours worth of interesting stories inside. However, by the end of the week, there's, you know, all that newspaper lying around, and one day Melody just decided to make something with it, and well, she wanted that something to be pretty. Here's her creation. Read More...
Yo-Yo Glasses Case
Yo-Yo Glasses Case
"A girl should always be neat and well dresses," my grandmother said when she gave me these things," and in the same way, you should always take good care of your possessions."
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Making Your Own Maps
Making Your Own Maps
Making and collecting maps of childhood can be a way to capture just a bit of how children see the world through their own eyes. The maps you make will be inspired by the way your family sees the world from exactly where you are standing right at this moment. Read More...