Posts Posts by: "Stephanie Toews"

“Children’s children are a crown to the aged and parents are the pride of their children.” Proverbs 17:6 As a child, one of my fondest memories of my Grandmother was her hands. I remember how soft and gentle they were. I remember how I loved to hold her hands in mine and cherish…(Read More)

Smack dab in the middle of a 99 degree summer day this DIY was just calling my name. I’ve had this vintage fan sitting in my living room since I grabbed it at an antique store around Christmastime. This July heat had me thinking it’s time to make it over. Here is how…(Read More)

We’ve talked about avoiding the summer slump by giving you suggestions to encourage reading this summer, now we’re back with an outside of the box, age-appropriate summer reading list for kiddos preschool age to 6th grade! So if you’re looking for some book suggestions before heading out to the library or…(Read More)

LEGOs are a favorite in our home! I love that my kids are creatively playing whenever they bring them out. That’s where the inspiration for this LEGO monogram came from. This is a project that’s super fun for kids and dads to work on together. You can easily re-create this in whatever…(Read More)

Summer vacation has just barely begun, yet the fighting, bickering and shouts of “I’m bored” have already emerged! What’s a Mom to do when she doesn’t want to use her backup babysitter (aka the TV) as a time passer? Here are just a few sanity-saving suggestions! P.S. Hang with us…(Read More)

Each year as we approach summer vacation parents everywhere want to keep their children’s minds active. Ask their teachers and most of them will highly suggest having kids read daily through the three months of break. This sounds great in theory but we moms know that it can prove to be a challenging feat…(Read More)

Nothing quite says summer like juicy red watermelon slices! That’s where the inspiration for these Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats came from. They are the perfect sweet treat to serve at a backyard BBQ or summer birthday party.  The best part is they’re super simple to make! Here’s the recipe: Watermelon Rice Krispie…(Read More)

It’s planting season, one of my favorite times of the year. I love changing things up a bit each year and coming up with unique ways to display flowers.  These colorful, bright fabric flowerpots are just the change your front porch needs! They can be customized in what ever fabric you choose and they…(Read More)

No matter what the ages of your kids, dining out with them can be tricky. Hungry + children= potential disaster. Let’s face it even adults get a little angry (a.k.a. hangry) when we’re in need of sustenance.  As a family who has dined out too many times to count with our kids…(Read More)