How My Mom Modeled Joyful Homemaking

K, raise your hand if you have ever known someone who *liked* to do laundry. Anyone? Any takers? …*crickets chirping, as NO ONE raises a hand* … …Well, I HAVE. YUP! Ding-ding-ding! It’s… My Mom!!! Haha, I’m being dramatic. I actually love that my Mom likes doing laundry. In fact,

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Zinnia Seed Sun-Catchers

Last week, Violet and I saved our zinnia seeds together! We simply pulled the seeds out of our dried flowers, and scooped them into our homemade seed packets. I must say, it was sooo satisfying to use seed packets that I designed and printed myself. Not only did it make

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Painting and Stringing a Magnolia Garland

Violet has recently become interested in picking her own outfits, and it’s been so delightful watching her color and style preferences emerge! (If you’re interested in seeing our clothes setup that promotes independence, I wrote a blog post about it here!) Anyways, a few weeks ago, she was very keen

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Violet’s Strawberry-Chocolate Oatmeal

Today, I just wanna keep things simple and joyful and share a simple oatmeal recipe I made up! With a little tweaking and a lot of love, it’s become Violet’s favorite comfort food. It’s our go-to breakfast or lunch when she’s teething or feeling under-the-weather (and I love that oatmeal

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