Archive for tag 'preserving memories'


Shadowbox Baby Project

After 7 months, I started to realize that those little baby trinkets I saved were still collecting dust in a corner. So I made a trip to one of my favorite stores, Michaels, when I got a 40% coupon in the mail. A shadowbox is an easy project that anyone can do under 30 minutes! [...]


Creative Ways to Document Memories

By nature I am a very sentimental person and like having memories to look back on. When it comes to my children, I really want to make sure I am preserving their days when they are small as best as I can, as I loved looking back and hearing stories of when I was small [...]


Project 365... Revisited

{Otherwise known as "My love affair with ShutterCal" or "How I conquered the p365"} {A peek at this year's p365 format} First, a little background. I've been doing a Project 365 for over three years now. (You can read my first post about it here.) It's something I'm very passionate about, and I adore being [...]


Awesome Things My Kid Says

So, yes, realizing that my kiddo is growing up is rather sucky. But one of the small silver linings is having conversations with Lil' CB. Kids are so unintentionally hilarious and say the most ridiculous things! After cracking up over some of the gems Lil' CB was (inadvertently) coming up with, I decided to start [...]

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Memory Keeping

Even when it was just Drake, I had a very had time keeping up with logging down milestones and updating his baby book with stats and pictures. Now that I have two, it's even less likely to happen I realize. A lot of times Mr Chocolate will note that Juliet is doing something and ask [...]


Creating a Keepsake Chest

For most things in my life, I like to keep it simple. Growing up, I always had little boxes and chests with keepsake items. Photographs, artwork, little things that belonged to my parents ... it was always so fun to go through them, and it felt like I was always finding something new. In high [...]

Interview with Wagon Jr.

I shamelessly stole this idea from Mrs. Paintbrush's blog! One of my favorite things about parenting is talking. I love the process of babies learning how to talk, and as they get older, it only gets better and better. I tried to do this interview with Wagon Jr. when he was almost 3 and it [...]

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