A Penny for Your Poop – Stories From a Large Family

Keely, my two, -year-old,was still walking around with a pacifier dangling from her lips, as of three days ago. She reminded me of an plump old fellow who would talk with a cigar in his mouth as if it were an actual part of his body. The pacifier rarely left her mouth and on the […]

Life by the Handful – Stories from a Large Family

As a mom of five children, ages 11, 8, 4, 2, and 11 months, I often receive the comment “my you have your hands full,” and although it is a true statement I cringe when I hear it.   In general I receive more than my share of non-solicited advice, ill-humored comments, and birth control […]

A New Way to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s day at our house is something my children look forward to almost as much as Christmas, okay not that much but the excitement level does run high. On the eve of St. Patrick’s day, I share with my children a little about leprechauns and their shenanigans. I tell them a story about how […]

Rose Creek Cottage – Birthday Tweens Rejoice

Gifts and favors any tween or teen would want at their party!
Having three daughters, I know what a big deal “girlie” birthday parties can be to both parents and children. The birthday circuit that my oldest daughter traverses is nothing more than a competition to see which parent can throw the best bash. If you find yourself treading this same path, here is the bauble that will thrust you to the top of birthday party hill, never to be unseated – at least not at this price.

Vulva Love Lovely – Reproducing Fun

My Healing Uterus Plushie is a comical and fun gift from Etsy store, Vulva Love Lovely.  Give this adorable lovey token to a new mom whose uterus just performed a major feat by carrying and pushing a new life into the world.  Made with soft flannel and animal friendly fiberfill it is bound to bring […]

AdornJewelry – Taking a New Twist on Green

With cold weather still lingering who doesn’t want a little glimpse of spring in their life? Etsy store AdornJewelry does just that with their mod rings, earrings and pendants.

Pancake Day!

Today is Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day. Here are some fun recipes to help you celebrate the day with your children

Love is for the Birds

Show some feathered friends some love with this easy bird feeder craft!