Archives for February 2013

Making Bird Birthday Invitations

  We are getting so excited for Lucy’s 5th birthday~ only 3 more weeks! Today we worked on her birdie birthday invitations. We bought blank notecards from Michaels, and I printed the birthday party information on them. (That part probably took me the longest~ trying over and over to get the text to print just […]

How to Make Felt Bird Hair Clips for Girls

Making these DIY felt bird hair clips is super simple! Follow this step-by-step tutorial to create all kinds of cute bird hair clips- perfect to wear in spring and summer, and they make great homemade gifts too! Be sure to follow our Buggy and Buddy Pinterest board to keep up with all the latest posts! […]

Our 1st Trip to Disneyland

Thinking about taking the kids to Disneyland soon? Definitely do it! We just got back from our first trip there and made some of the most special memories! The best part is we ended up doing a spur of the moment trip for only half of a day, and it couldn’t have been better! Lucy […]

Children’s Books about Growing Up

Ready to get a little teary-eyed? Anytime I read these children’s books about growing up to Lucy or Theo, I get a bit teary-eyed myself thinking of how quickly time goes by.  All three books are centered around a child outgrowing something special to him or her. And they all three share important lessons to […]

Potato People Craft for St. Patrick’s Day

It’s time to start thinking of St. Patrick’s Day, and what better way than having some fun with potatoes! So today I covered the kitchen table with the art mat, put out a variety of art materials and set out some potatoes. Lucy and her friend had so much fun making their potato people! Making […]

Heart Garden Valentine Box

Today Lucy and I decorated her valentine box for school. After lots of brainstorming, we decided on a heart garden theme. It was so much fun, and Lucy was able to do almost all of it herself! First, I used a box cutter to cut a hold in the top of the box. Then, Lucy […]

Craft for Kids: Make a Bookmark Using Tear Art

I love this tear art bookmark project because you can basically do the whole thing with recycled materials! At our house we have a box where we put paper scraps from leftover projects, as well as a larger “create box” of materials (like toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, old cereal boxes etc.) I was […]

Sketching on a Walk

We try to take lots of walks each week, especially in the evenings when Paulie gets home from work. It’s a nice time for as all to be together, get some exercise, and talk as a family. Theo’s favorite thing is spotting birds and dogs. Lucy usually likes to collect little nature treasures or show […]