Wonky, wimpy, vibrant, handwoven and beautifully crafted describe the West Africa baskets brought to the U.S. by the Alaffia company. I am in awe of the culture and fingers that masterfully formed twisted grass into such useful vessels.
For years my children have played with the woven sculptures, filling them up with picnic items or using the baskets to cart around toys.… Read more
Valentine’s Day is typically accompanied by flowers. A floral arrangement may be lovely, but the the gift is fleeting. The classic Valentine’s Day present can now be given on the special day in a different form… a card. A keepsake meant to share your deepest thoughts for the one you love.… Read more
Every new year is full of hope and excitement for the prospect of a brighter future. Goals are written out as New Year’s Resolutions and hung on the fridge. Some wish to become better household providers, achieve a healthful life, waste less, love more, be slower to anger, quicker to lend a helping hand, or maybe just to follow through with promises or projects one has neglected the previous year.… Read more
Insert some whimsy into your Christmas party with food displayed on an adorable tree instead of a “boring dish.” Or maybe just add a bit of fun to your Christmas morning with your guests or kids.
AHP Savory Christmas Food Tree
- deli chicken breast cut into 1 inch slices: 1 pound
- mozzarella cheese: 1 pound
- cheddar cheese: 1 pound
- kosher dill pickles: 1 pound
- cherry tomatoes: 1 pound
If you are wondering where to get your deli meat sliced into 1 inch slices, you can anywhere they have a deli!… Read more
I am all about having a little fun in my life. If you are too, then while you’re out socializing at your next Christmas party, or hanging out with family or friends, wear a Christmas headband. Santa hats are boring and “hair ruining.” I am in love with these festive headbands from Demdaco.… Read more
There are many ways to stuff Christmas stockings: theme, junk, toiletries, candy, and anything small. I love stockings, so I usually arrange a couple per person. When creating a stocking, it’s important to remember that a stocking is a gift and thought should go into every present placed inside.… Read more
Almost as soon as I posted the article FUJIFILM INSTAX ORNAMENTS, I received a message from a woman who stated, “Buying that camera is too expensive for a mom on a budget.” She seemed a bit perturbed, but that was not my intention.… Read more