Baa baa black sheep, have you any wool? We’ve got a cuddly baby black sheep today as we continue our series on Halloween costumes. This is a great one that uses basic pieces you may have laying around your closet (and bathroom cupboard!). It’s also warm for a chilly night trick or treating. Here’s how to put it together…
Fruit costumes on kids are some of my favorites. We had Dot as a strawberry earlier this week, and today Edie’s a raspberry! Plus, one more baby fruit costume coming up! The funny story behind this raspberry costume is that it was actually Edie’s idea. When she saw Dot was going to be dressed up as a strawberry, she insisted on being a raspberry. Brilliant, Edie! So, we added one more costume to the list. You could easily use this same technique for a bunch of grapes!
Here’s how to put it together…
Fridays are my days off. It means I end up working more in the evenings, but I love having a weekday to spend time with my girls while Henry’s in school. I try to make the most of it by taking a new adventure every week as we’re still getting to know our neighborhood. Here are a few pictures of our outing to Piedmont Park in partnership with with Bugaboo and their new Cameleon3 Elements stroller…
This year in the Halloween costume department we decided to focus on babies and toddlers instead of our couples costumes. We’ve missed our last minute couples costumes so we put together a round up of our favorites from around the web (including some of our own). What did we miss? (more…)
By Assistant Editor Ashley
I would love a completely new fall wardrobe, but with that comes a hefty price tag. So to ease my wallet (and my husband) I decided to give my wardrobe a refresh instead, for $300. I was anxious to see just how much $300 could get me. Here is what I found… (more…)
We’ve only been in the Oakland Hills a short six months, but for Edie a lot of the memories from our time in San Francisco are starting to fade. So last week we took a short tour to remind Edie (and introduce Dot!) to some of our favorite spots in partnership with Enterprise CarShare. Here are a few places in our old stomping grounds we revisited…
We’ve got a delicious, juicy baby costume for you today: a freshly picked strawberry! Here’s how to put one together…
PS Lots more Halloween costume ideas right here!
Another in our series on Halloween costumes, this is a super easy, last minute one you can pull together with what you might have in your or a friend’s closet. We’re dressing up as Jane Fonda! A little toe touching, leg kicking, tap to the beat kind of outfit. This would be a great mother/daughter costume as well!
Here’s how to put it together…
This weekend is our 12 year anniversary. Crazy, right?? We’re heading to a fancy dinner in the city on Saturday night. Nothing too crazy, but it’s a nice restaurant and I’ll probably wear uncomfortable shoes that I’ll take off as soon as I get in the car, so it’ll feel special? I’m hoping to check out Alameda flea market this weekend too if I can get up early enough on Sunday. We have a new mid century daybed that I need to find some fabric to make pillows for. I’m excited to show it to you! Hope you’re up to something fun as well, here are some links to explore:
A sweet potato vegetarian chili recipe to make this coming week
This abacus project turned out so pretty!
Love this mini heart wand and DIY bubbles
Simple sweatshirt dresses under $15
12 classic books to read this under a cozy blanket fall
Would you try doing this with a brow pencil?
This navy saddle chair is gorgeous
I’m so curious about making this dark chocolate hummus?!?
I’m excited to check out the new huge Anthropologie in Walnut Creek. Working with them on an event soon, so stay tuned!
Love the idea of these simple dinners
Cute $5 (!) Halloween rompers for the kids
A mini greenhouse: such a pretty way to style house plants (see the images at the bottom!)
Sweetest Halloween costume: A jar of sprinkles
We’ve got another classic Halloween costume today for you: Madeline! A sweet character in some of my favorite books. This one is so simple! You can probably throw it together from what you already have in your little girl’s closet.
Here’s what you’ll need, and check out all our costumes right here….
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Hi there! I'm Liz Stanley. Born and raised a New Yorker I now live in the fairytale city of San Francisco with my husband, son, and baby girl. This lifestyle site is a collection of pretty, creative, and budget-friendly ideas to Say Yes to a more crafty, stylish, and family-focused life. MORE >>>
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