Makeup Vanity Makeover

Just like men have man caves, a woman needs a space that’s all her own. Funny enough, I’ve never used a makeup vanity. All my life I simply stood in the bathroom and did my beauty routine. But this year I turned 40 and had this epiphany – that I needed to do some things […]

Modern Playhouse Renovation

It was ages ago that my brother in law got my eldest daughter the Kidkraft outdoor playhouse that was sold at Costco. He lovingly assembled it for her and she got so much use out of it. But two more sisters later it finally was time to renovate it! I bugged Papa Bear to paint […]

Chakra Crystals for Meditation

My favorite semi-precious gemstone has always been amethyst. It might be because it’s my birthstone or that purple is simply my favorite color! I was raised Buddhist and was taught early on to meditate. Although I admit I was never consistent with it. But as any parent can relate, my life is insane and full […]

Mini Chocolate Chip Muffins

These are a huge hit with the kids and are so fast to whip up! They are perfect for afternoon tea, school lunches and picnics. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour3/4 cup granulated sugar (can reduce to 1/2)2 tsp baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/3 cup vegetable oil (can reduce to 1/4)1 large egg, room temperature1 […]

Matcha Green Tea Loaf

Ingredients: 1/2 cup milk (or dairy substitute) 2 large eggs, room temperature 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tbsp matcha green tea powder (I love Rishi Sweet Matcha Tea) 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Directions: Pour milk into liquid measuring cup. Let […]

List of Learning and Fun During Social Distancing

We are living through a surreal hardship that hasn’t been seen here in awhile. But at the same time it’s quite humbling and forces us to slow down. Since we are all essentially on self quaratine, I would like to share some of the items I’m using to keep the girls busy. I buy almost […]