Turn a Teddy Bear into a Knight

With Renaissance Faire fever blowing through our home this week, I have a feeling that this is just the first of many medieval-themed crafts and activities coming up in the next few weeks!

I thought it would be fun for Owen to wake up and find that his Teddy Bear had turned into a knight, overnight! Here’s how to do it for just $1.00!

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Cadorah Mother’s Day Giveaway

Thank you to everyone who participated!
Congratulations to Jodi L., winner of the Tree of Life necklace!

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If you have been searching for a beautiful, hand-crafted gift to give to a loved one for Mother’s Day, you’ve come to the right place. I am honored to introduce you to Jen Maciejewski, designer of Cadorah Handmade Jewelry and Gifts.

Like many momtrepreneurs, Jen’s business was born from passion. Her passion? High quality, stylish, and elegant handmade jewelry – appropriate for any occasion! As a special Mother’s Day treat for readers of Fireflies and Mud Pies, Jen is generously giving away a lovely piece called the Tree Of Life necklace. Continue reading

10 Ways to Honor Earth Day

Are you searching for a simple way to honor Earth Day with your children? Here are 10 ideas to get you started! Continue reading

Themed Easter Baskets

Does your child have a special interest? In my home, there has been plenty of playroom talk from a certain pair of boys about cowboys and superheroes. I’ve been planning some specially Themed Easter Baskets to hide for them on Easter morning, and thought you might appreciate a sneak peek (and a couple extra ideas!). Continue reading