The first little radishes poking up through the soil were a tiny delight. Yes, radishes are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. But these radishes were growing in our vegetable garden. I've wanted to plant a vegetable garden since...
Your little one will enter a world of imagination with this delicate crown made of yarn, straws, and paper. Find your supplies and let’s get creative! Today, I am going to share with you how to create this Yarn Floral...
Do you have favorite photos or little treasures cluttered on your desk or in a drawer? Why not display them on your wall?! Let’s get creative and construct a memory wall filled with love bugs that will cherish special...
One Simple Material, Endless Possibilities Ah, the humble roll of Painter's Tape. Such a simple utility item can bring endless hours of fun and activities! At the start of quarantine, when many basic art supplies were sold out, I had...
It can be really hard to find the perfect gift for the people you love on Valentine's Day. Often you've already just given them the perfect gift for the holidays just over a month ago! These DIY Valentine's Day...
This quick and easy apple turkey craft is a cute way to decorate your Thanksgiving table and provide a sweet (but not too sweet!) treat for your guests. It’s also a fun project for younger kids without the mess....
For parents, Halloween can be complicated: the social pressure to have the best costume, the fear of sugar overload, the risk of a late-night meltdown if kids are out past bedtime. Still, I love it anyway -- for three reasons...
I have many happy memories of Halloween. My mom made amazing costumes every year, and every year she made them super last minute. My dad decorated our house with spooky decorations, and together my parents threw a Halloween party...
Halloween crafts are some of our favorite fall activities when we aren’t frolicking at a pumpkin patch.  (Be sure to check out the DC Moms Guide to Pumpkin Patches & Fall Fun!)  My three-year-old twins and I set out...
It's October, and I don't know about you, but we are finally getting into that good back to school groove in this house! As we settle into the routines of a new school year, we can count on our...
It is officially back to school time in the District, Maryland, and Virginia.  While getting uniforms, backpacks, and lunch boxes ready to go, don’t forget about back to school pictures.  Or, in our case, the very first day of...
Some of my favorite childhood memories are of the fireworks on the Fourth of July. My mom worked in a small town on the water in Maine, and we'd go early to get a good spot to watch the...
The home remodeling website Houzz did a study and it found that 12% of couples who start a major renovation, will consider getting a divorce before the end of it. Undertaking a home renovation is super hard. Below are 50 tips to help you save time, money, and sanity during your home renovation. In addition to these tips, using an experience and expertise of a Renovation Coach to accomplish your home renovation goals can be invaluable.  50 Home Renovation Tips 1. Plan your renovation with...
Crayons are a creative staple in my household. If the plethora of dinosaurs, electronic gadgets, and books ever got boring (and apparently, they do) the kids will pull out the crayons. I love crayons because they can be used...

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Guide to Pumpkin Patches & Fall Fun

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We are STILL in a pandemic, so please be mindful of others and stay home if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. If you plan...