So Much for Advent

I finally brought out my Advent “wreath” today. I even decided to read parts of the Bible to the girls and discuss what it meant to prepare for Christmas.  I’ll be honest, this isn’t tradition in our home.  I haven’t read from the Bible in years and I’m not sure what prompted me to do … Continue reading So Much for Advent

RISE Festival

The girls and I went to the RISE Festival in the Mojave Desert this weekend.  It was a surreal, emotional and uplifting experience.  The festival’s origins are from Thailand’s Lantern Festival called Loi Krathong. The intent is to set all your problems and worries free. It’s a symbol of new beginnings.  It’s exactly what the … Continue reading RISE Festival

Something’s fishy

We started Halloween costumes over Labor Day weekend.  We kinda dig Halloween big time around here.  As a kid I had no interest in it but I did dream that one day I’d make my children’s costumes.  Now here I am with two young girls and Halloween is a magnificent time of creating, sewing and … Continue reading Something’s fishy

Get Pumped Up!

My youngest plays DJ on the morning ride to school. She’s six.  This is her playlist: Shakira: Try Everything The Greatest Showman: This is Me Pink: Just Like Fire Sing!: Johnny’s I’m Still Standing I asked her this week why she picked these songs and her response was “Because I’m going to go to school … Continue reading Get Pumped Up!