Fall awakens both creativity and imagination in me. Perhaps it’s the temperature change. Suddenly going outside is less hot and humid. Back to school certainly flicks a switch where the dog days of summer are put to rest and we are set into a higher gear. Autumn colours are incredible. Trees audaciously display vibrant reds, oranges, […] Continue reading
There is something about Fall that gets me itching to craft. I collect gourds, pumpkins, dried leaves, pine cones, and excitedly make anything and everything my kids, Pinterest, or I may come up with. One of my first go-to’s is making these Fall Lanterns. Honestly, they’re SO easy to make and turn out beautifully. Not only […] Continue reading
As the air turns from humid heat to crisp and cool, it seems the inner crafter in so many of us comes out. A new school year, the start of Holiday Season, and, well Pinterest makes Fall an exciting time to get elbow deep in whatever you, your kids, and again, Pinterest may dream up. […] Continue reading
For those days when going out isn’t an option, or you’d just rather watch the rain fall from inside, it is always nice to have some activities up your sleeve. As I said in my original Rainy Days, Runny Noses post, assuming I can lounge and do next-to-nothing with my two toddlers usually ends up […] Continue reading
Hi, I’m Alana. When I’m not nursing cold, stale coffee, I usually can be found with the baby on my hip, barefoot, and racing after my two older kids.
Thanks to a degree in psychology and a free-range childhood backing onto an expansive evergreen forest, positive parenting and play-based learning are my passions.