Family Staycation

James planned a much needed getaway…only we weren’t very far from home.  We hadn’t taken a trip since soon after I was pregnant with Nawal, and so we definitely needed a break from reality for a day or two.  James had the great idea of spending the weekend at Mall of America.  There was plenty to keep […]

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Unicorn Themed Table Skirt

I wanted a lot of fluff around the table. Luckily, I have a mother and aunt that helped execute what I wanted. I purchased three different shades of tulle and an inexpensive white piece of fabric that measured around the front and sides of the table. The rest was in the hands of my mom […]

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Nawal Turns 1, Unicorn Party!

It’s mind blowing to think that our little girl is now considered a toddler!  The first few months of her life were challenging, to say the least.  Nawal saw nothing outside of the hospital until she was almost 4 months.  Her muscle tone was weaker than most babies, preventing her from breathing and eating on […]

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Magnetic Board

When Noah was younger, he was very eager to learn his letters and numbers.  Nowadays, I have to keep things entertaining in order to keep his interest.  I had the idea of presenting each individual letter to him at a time, to paint.  He was excited to choose the color, and progress to the next […]

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Toddler Table and Chairs Hack

When Noah was at the age where he could sit up and take part in some arts and crafts, I was on the search for a toddler table and chair.  It was difficult to find an affordable set that fit with what I wanted – durable enough for Noah and aesthetically pleasing to me.  I just […]

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Noah’s Big Boy Room

It’s very hard to believe that my son, Noah, is almost 3 years old!  It seems like yesterday when we were setting up the nursery and awaiting his arrival.  Now, here I am writing about my toddler’s room. Back then, I decided to go with a transitional design, so that we wouldn’t have to make any […]

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