Welcome to Monday Matters! Spread awareness to help important causes and start your week off right by making a difference each Monday, even if that is just to pin, tweet, or share to pass this information on. Heather Von St. James was given only months to live. She survived against incredible odds and her new goal in life is simply … [Read more...]
A Dragon Tried to Eat the Little Mermaid? Happy Halloween!
This dragon sure looks ferocious to me, but I'm not sure he's doing the best job scaring Ariel, the little mermaid, who is too focused on posing for the best pic. Have a fantastic Halloween from the Sandy Toes family! What are we doing this Halloween day? Both kids are going to Monkey's regular Thursday morning class, but for a … [Read more...]
Monday Matters- YOU Can Fight Breast Cancer
Welcome to Monday Matters. Spread awareness to help important causes and start your week off right by making a difference each Monday, even if that is just to pin, tweet, or share to pass this information on. photo courtesy of Arizona Natural Health Center It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed … [Read more...]
First Day of Home School Freakout
Tweet We officially started "school" this week. Though, we're homeschoolers, so that doesn't have anything to do with getting on a big yellow bus or bringing apples to and leaving my child with a complete stranger in a room full of kids all day long. We didn't actually plan on taking a break at all from our version of schooling over the … [Read more...]
A Visit to My Dream Life
Notice the boy up there swinging through the trees? Just got home from two weeks in the beautiful redwoods of Aptos, CA. I house sat for a friend and it was heavenly! We were up in the mountains above the fog and the kids could run and play all day while I worked on making some cloth dolls and crochet for the Etsy shop. I really … [Read more...]
Unexpected Gift from a Child
It’s a beautiful thing to witness your child caring for someone other than themselves. Wayman Publishing and the Bloggers Survival Guide are celebrating the release of the audio version of The Bloggers Survival Guide with a BlogFest competition for telling the story of a moment in your role as a parent or a child looking up at your … [Read more...]
wasn't Monkey just adorable! He loved the ring sling I made! I'm guest posting today over on the Onya Baby blog! Read about my struggles with strollers, something I never thought I'd have to ask strangers not to do, and why a baby carrier was a life saver for me! Onya baby does make awesome carriers! (No I … [Read more...]
Who Has the Best Up and Coming Blog?!
An Award! Oh, you love me! You really love me!! Add caption I've been given the Liebster Award by fellow blogger, Cynthia, at The Sock Zone. Thank you (bowing), thank you! It does feel awesome to get an award! You've totally made my day! My month, actually! Okay, Okay, you gave me this back in May, but … [Read more...]