Packing a school lunch every day can get a bit monotonous, I’ll admit it. But it’s a chance to let your child know you’re thinking about her while she’s away from school. Long after she stops hugging you and saying “I love you” in public, she’ll smile when she opens up her lunchbox to find you’ve made her favorite sandwich.
It’s back to school shopping season here in Seattle. While many of your children have already started the 2015/2016 academic year, we have a few more weeks before that becomes a reality.
Cotton muslin is so soft and comfy and the perfect fabric for lightweight bedding, blankets, and sheets. It gets softer with every washing and muslin swaddle blankets make a great nursing cover because they allow air to flow so you and baby don’t get too warm.
The best part of any celebration is the cake. I can’t think of many events that don’t make it the centerpiece for the event. Wedding cakes are designed with great care to express the couple’s personal style. Birthday cakes are created in fabulous shapes, colors, and more to evoke a feeling of whimsy. Cake is featured at baby showers and is a popular way to reveal the baby’s gender with the color of the icing. It just wouldn’t be a celebration without cake!
One of my favorite books has been made into a movie starring Robert Redford whom I’ve adored since the 70s. Somehow the fact that this was happening had gotten by me unnoticed until today! I happened to look up the title for another piece I’m writing about crafting while listening to audiobooks, when there it was an advertisement for “A Walk in the Woods” by Bill Bryson opening Labor Day weekend!
From Walt Disney Animation Studios has released a fantastic new collection of their best short films. Included in the collection are award-winning and beloved films like “Lorenzo,” which was nominated for Best Animated Short in 2004. It also includes contemporary favorites like Disney’s “Frozen Fever,” which stars Anna, Kristoff, Elsa, Olaf, and Sven. Plus Oscar winners “Feast” from 2014 and “Paperman” from 2012.