Daily Bliss, Kids

What’s In Your Van?

Maggots! Are you grossed out just by that word? Well...how about if I told you there were maggots...IN...MY...VAN! You're already judging me aren't you? Do you have 4 kids? Have you ever tried to keep tabs on 4 kids and what they are bringing into your car at all times? Some things will always escape… Continue reading What’s In Your Van?

Daily Bliss, Kids

The good, the bad & we don’t do ugly!

Gosh, It really has been a while since my last post! I'd like to tell you that I've been on a long vacation breathing in fresh mountain air, but its been nothing of the sort! Seems I've picked up a few extra chores here lately as Chicken tore his achilles and Henry broke his ankle...both… Continue reading The good, the bad & we don’t do ugly!

Kitchen

Maw Maw’s Fantastic Chocolate Pie!

Today is National Pie Day...one of my favorite days of the year!  I decided in honor of the pies, I would make my favorite....my Great Grandmother's (Maw Maw) Fantastic Chocolate Pie! I realize the pie's not perfect, but whoever heard of a perfect 'pretty' homemade pie? One bite of this and I'm sitting in a… Continue reading Maw Maw’s Fantastic Chocolate Pie!

Daily Bliss

Christmas Joys!

Christmas is such a wonderful time of the year...our sweet baby Jesus was born, the jolly sentimental songs, The Christmas Story on T.V. (you'll shoot your eye out!) and Charlie Brown, snowy clydesdale commercials, cheery houses adorned with lights, nostalgic wrapping paper, friends & family get togethers, Santa Claus and 'ol Rudolph, and as much… Continue reading Christmas Joys!

Crafts, Kids

Homemade Gifts Part 3 (Oatmeal canister = toy storage)

This idea came out of the need of a storage container for a set of Tonka cars I bought for my nephew..'Hi Cruz'! It was really simple to do. I just drew on a few buildings, colored them in, then painted over them with a decoupage glue! *The glue was just so it would be… Continue reading Homemade Gifts Part 3 (Oatmeal canister = toy storage)

Crafts, Kids

Homemade Gifts Part 2 (Felt/Fabric dolls)

These dolls, I'm hoping, will help keep Nora's attention on the soccer field, in the car on long trips and even at church! Because they are only fabric & felt they should make for...dare I say it...QUIET play! The dolls have a velcro circle sewn on as do the dresses, that way Nora can change… Continue reading Homemade Gifts Part 2 (Felt/Fabric dolls)