Rituals

Children have a natural affinity for rituals. They brighten at all of the precious moments of a birthday, not just the moment the presents are opened. They enjoy eating by candle light and my girls love setting their table with cloth napkins and pretty china they picked out. Children model rituals in their play. Tea…

Frugal Fall Decorating: Little Pumpkin Mantel (Goodwill Find)

I definitely am excited about fall, perhaps like never before. (I know I say that every post these days.) Living here in Austin, the weather just gets gorgeous. And the winter squashes come into the markets and the whole town comes alive anew after hibernating for a good part of the summer. And! I have…