Summer Tablescape Bohemian Style!!

 “You have your brush, you have your colors, you paint paradise, then in you go.” ~ Nikos Kazantzakis Summer is sunshine!! Therefore creating a celebratory seasonal tablescape for this joyous time of year becomes about interpreting your concept of the beauty of the sun!!

Craft Ideas For Spring: Egg Candle Decorating!

Looking for craft ideas for spring? Surprisingly, at our family’s last Spring Festival, this activity proved to be the hands-down favorite attracting participants who routinely pass on crafts. Simple and lovely, egg-shaped candles sitting in holders designed to keep them steady are decorated with super thin sheets of beeswax cut or molded into shapes of […]

Creating Spring Craft Stations!

One of the most important considerations to successful crafting in groups is how to make it appealing and approachable, especially for those who are not regular crafters. Challenge yourself to aim for the involvement of everyone! Below is a great system for optimizing enjoyment…

Celebrating Summer! Sample Agenda

Balancing a five-course meal and family bonding activities can be tricky. On the one hand, our family likes to relax and enjoy one another’s company. On the other hand, we frequently have activities planned and don’t want to miss out on them, nor do we want them to feel forced and/or unnatural.

Spring Family Bonding Activity

Interested in possibly encouraging an even deeper connection? Activities need not be limited to crafts. One of the most amazing traditions we have cultivated in our family is the lighting of candles. For most of our seasonal holidays, we incorporate this activity or one very similar. We arrange candles (usually seasonally colored petite tapers) on a […]