Author: deanna

  • Books About Construction Vehicles

    This is Nathan. He loves big vehicles that work to get big jobs done. Tractors and construction vehicles…they’re his thing. He loves playing with them. He loves sorting them. He loves wearing them. He loves talking about them. He loves books about them. Here are some of his favorite construction books… Demolition by Sally Sutton Our Review: A […]

  • DIY Valentine’s Day Cards

    Nate and I decided we would make Valentine’s Day cards for the cousins this year. I wanted to keep them simple, mainly because my access to crafting supplies here in Germany is very limited. Nathan is also, at three years young, limited in his crafting abilities. We began by listing out how many cards we […]

  • An Easy, DIY Valentine’s Day Mailbox

    Now that Nathan is three years old, he loves the idea of getting mail. So, in preparation of Valentine’s Day, we had to create a Valentine’s Day mailbox. When I started to gather supplies for this mailbox, I was surprised that I didn’t have any boxes on hand. I can’t stand clutter, but I do hoard […]

  • Decorating With Pumpkins

    Decorating With Pumpkins

    I’m a sucker for pumpkins. I love their beautiful orange color, how they symbolize the season, their unique shape and the fact that they are a powerhouse of nutrition. For these reasons, pumpkins can be found throughout our home and in our tummies as soon as they are available for picking. Here is how I […]

  • DIY Baby Keepsake

    It is really common for parents to have some sort of copy of their child’s handprints at birth. But what about the years that follow? In my son’s first year, I got the idea to continue the handprint tradition. We are now in our third year and the result has been something that we, as […]