round about: rainbows and basket weaving

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Well, you guys, it’s been one of those weeks. I don’t remember what happened really. Birdie was at a really cool science camp called Camp Curie and learned tons of stuff, and I did a bunch of random stuff and freelance. Yep. Such is life. I’m hoping your week was more interesting? Do share please? […]

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worth 1000 words: bubble necklaces

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You could wear these gorgeous fabric creations around your neck and be oh-so-fabulous. See more of Mariko Kusumoto.

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go camping with your wooden toys

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Is camping on your to-do list this summer? Then we have a great toy to pack for the trip – or get the littles excited about an upcoming camping excursion. Meet the toys from MIO. With the wooden tent, woodland creatures, and wood car set, you’ll be setting up “camp” in no time. They’re wooden, […]

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round about: watermelon party & seashell crowns

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Another week, another round of errands, summer camps, freelance, hot days, and a fabulous thunderstorm. That’s kind of it really, life just rolled on this week. Nothing stands out as extra-special, but then again, all the little things ARE extra-special right? With that in mind, I’m looking forward to an average summer weekend full of […]

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worth 1000 words: modern stitchery

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Stitching and embroidery has never looked better. Take a look at Karolin Reichardt’s extravagant embroidered art via Brown Paper Bag.

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playing on the floor again!

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There are definitely a lot of not-so-pretty playmats for our babies, but every once in awhile I stumble across the perfect playmat. I think these playmats from Sweet Creations qualify as almost perfect. They’re modern, super soft, and a good size for playing on. Of course, there is some white to wash up when things […]

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make it: t-shirt dreamcatchers DIY

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Dreamcatchers are everywhere right now – and they can serve a very practical purpose if you have kids in the house. Catch those nightmares, filter out the bad, and keep kids safe and secure in their beds each night. As long as they believe in it, it’s worth it! I wanted to make an easy […]

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worth 1000 words: crazy masks

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Would these masks scare or delight the kids in your house? I’m guessing it will depend on their age. See more of these beauties by AJ Fosik via The Jealous Curator.  

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ice pops molds your kids will love

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August is upon us. Here in my neck of the woods, that means the hottest temperatures – and the highest humidity – are coming. It’s time to be prepared. It’s time to stock up on popsicles – or at our house, popsicle-making supplies. I have a really hard time with those fake popsicles colors, so […]

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round about: painted iphones & minimal tarot

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Another week has passed us by – and August is just around the corner. How does this happen? How is it every summer August 1st arrives and I’m suddenly scrambling to do all those summery things I meant to do. We still haven’t made it to the beach. Seriously. It’s not that hard, but somehow […]

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worth 1000 words: tiny tiny worlds

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You’ll never look at average everyday things the same way again. See more of Joseph Renucci’s work.

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building your dream home/castle/treehouse

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What’s your dream house? Is it a simple home in the burbs or a treehouse on a mountainside? Somewhere in between? How about a rocket ship? Manzanita Kids knows what it’s like to dream big, and they’ve created an entire range of wooden building toys and customizable “dollhouses” to help those dreams. There are traditional […]

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round about: pom pom hills & triangle steps

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It seems we’re in the middle of a heatwave – and even this normally heat-loving blogger has been spending more time inside this week. Ooph, that midwestern humidity is definitely trying. Maybe today we all need permission to go to the beach/pool/sprinkler nearest us? Meanwhile, round about the internet: Suddenly you’ll want a yard full of […]

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build a little village with me

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Let’s accessorize all of those little toys around the house with a village just their own. Take these wooden buildings from EcoPuzzle. They’re simple and sturdy – leaving lots of room for intepretation and playtime. I love all the brilliant colors they come in too! Obviously red is a classic choice, but I’m kinda feeling […]

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cuddling a kotakura

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It’s a beautiful day for a cuddle, don’t you think? These sweet dolls from Kotakura definitely would agree, even if it means smushing their adorable tutus and beautiful accessories. Made in Poland, these dolls feature natural and eco-friendly fibers like linen, cotton and wool. The hand stitched faces are icing on the cake. Check out […]

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