❄️❄️❄️When life gives you snow… make snow ice cream!❄️❄️❄️ Recipe for Canadian snow ice cream: – 4 cups clean, freshly fallen snow – 1 cup milk – 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 🍁 Stir together milk and maple syrup in a chilled bowl. Add snow, a cup at a time, mixing with a spoon. Continue … More Canadian Snow Ice Cream
Winters come and winters go, Summers come and summers go, Soon the swallows will be here. ~ The Tomten, by Astrid Lindgren Winter is such a great time for bird watching! We’ve been filling up our bird feeder almost every morning, and watching through our back windows as the birds go for the delicious seed. … More A Winter Solstice Tree For The Birds
I love weaving simple traditions into each season. They have truly enriched our family life! Together, we look forward to the special gifts that each season brings. Every morning we head out on a nature walk, to visit a familiar forest by our home. I believe it’s really important for kids to be exposed to … More Beeswax Leaf Dipping
A watermelon "pizza" for Lucas' birthday celebration at our homeschool co-op this week. 🍉🍃 So easy to make! Just spread a layer of either yogurt or mascarpone (I also mixed in a bit of honey to sweeten🍯), then top with whatever your heart desires! For toppings we used berries, fresh mint leaves from our garden, … More Watermelon Pizza
The past couple of years, my family and I have been making our own, natural dyes for our Easter eggs. I was honoured to share our natural dye methods at our homeschool co-op earlier this week, and I thought I’d take some time to share them here as well. The hues for this year’s eggs … More Natural Easter Egg Dyeing
This month has just flown by, has it not?! I can’t believe that Christmas morning is a mere two sleeps away. If you are anything like me, you will be wrapping gifts for the next two nights once your littles have gone to sleep. I’ve been loving all the gift wrap ideas on my Instagram … More Gift Wrapping Guide of Instagram
Happy winter solstice, everyone! It’s the shortest day of the year and we decided to cozy-up at home. We were busy in the kitchen today baking gingerbread cookies, as well as a family favourite that I’m sharing below. Introducing our fancy shmancy Christmas pretzels! That’s what I’m calling them right now at least! :) We’ve … More Fancy shmancy Christmas pretzels
I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Autumn is the perfect time for nature crafts don’t you think? October in our neck of the woods is beautiful. The colours, the crisp air… there’s nothing like it. It even has a certain smell. For real! … More Fall Foliage Crafts.