Book Nook – Pack’n’Play Repurpose – Favorite DIYs of 2013

Book Nook – Pack’n’Play Repurpose – Favorite DIYs of 2013

Let me start by saying that if you have the space for this project… do it!  Every child who has ever come over has loved the book nook.  And it’s so easy!  With that said… I got this idea, as always, from the brilliance that is Pinterest.  I mean, how cute is this pin?  Theread on

Sparkling Handprint Ornament – Favorite DIYs of 2013

Sparkling Handprint Ornament – Favorite DIYs of 2013

This project ticked several boxes I was going for that day… fun new project to do with my daughter, holiday themed to do while listening to Christmas music, and homemade gifts for the Grandparents in the end.  Done, done, and done. I was most drawn to the cinnamon salt dough recipes I found, as theread on

Favorite DIYs of 2013!

Favorite DIYs of 2013!

To relaunch the blog here on the 1st day of 2014 we’ve decided to celebrate our favorite DIY projects of 2013!  From costumes, to furniture projects, to stand out recipe discoveries, the best in-home creativity we completed last year encompasses all genres of the modern mama life… crafting, cooking, and kiddos… truly a year of anythingread on

“the days are long, but the years are short”

“the days are long, but the years are short”

Recently I bumped in to an old friend from high school and her sister on one of those odd weekday afternoon Costco runs. It was actually the perfect place to run in to an old friend, there’s plenty of space to stand around and chat without being in the way, even with your american sizedread on

Missy P.’s First Pancakes

Missy P.’s First Pancakes

When my daughter was born she reminded us of a monkey, the way she curled up on our chest. One day she was napping in her little monkey ball wearing one of our favorite onesies, sock monkeys all over it, and it came to us that that’s what she needed to be for her firstread on

this modern mama’s life

As I think of the name I’ve given this site with almost the attention I gave to picking baby names, I can’t help but question whether it will be something that actually represents the life of the modern mama. Not every modern mama likes to craft, or cook; not every modern mama works, or staysread on