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A Sonoma County Meadow Nursery

The first day of fall was recently upon us and yet, temperatures are still soaring. I’m so ready to say “so long” to summer and hello to scarves and boots. So, as a farewell to summer, I thought I would put together a Sonoma County Meadow inspired nursery as a tribute to a season not […]

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A Sonoma County Wilderness Inspired Nursery

Sonoma County is rich with design inspiration. There is so much about the landscape that can naturally be brought into the indoors. What do you think about when you think of Sonoma County? I think of livestock, agriculture, vibrant sunsets, mustard flowers in between vineyard rows, turbulent seas, old barns, fog, parks, open spaces, evergreen trees and critters. […]

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Please Sir, May I have S’more?

Ah, the quintessential all American summer time treat…the S’more.  I can hear Hamilton Porter, the portly catcher from one of my all time favorite movies, The Sandlot, exclaim “You’re killing me, Smalls!” before giving the best cooking demo of all time.  If you have not seen the movie, I highly suggest you navigate on over […]

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Gardening with Your Toddler

Toddlers love spending time outdoors discovering nature. Your toddler will find lots of things to investigate in the garden, and if you are prepared with a few toddler gardening activities, you can enhance his or her experience. Gardening with toddlers is the perfect way for parents and children to enjoy the outdoors together. Garden themes […]

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DIY Marbled Mugs

  Looking for Mother’s Day DIY gifts? Look no further! These easy and incredibly inexpensive Marbled Coffee Mugs are ideal for a kids project and a perfect gift for moms, aunts and grandmas! What You’ll Need: White Ceramic Coffee Mugs (I found my at The Dollar  Store, but you can also find them at Hobby […]

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DIY or DI with Kids – Painted Flower Pots

Spring is the season of green hillsides and new blooms in Sonoma County. Living in an agricultural mecca presents lots of opportunities to experience planting, growing, and harvesting (with or without your kiddos). National Garden Month gives us a great excuse to bring a bit of nature, art and lessons on growing into your home.  These painted flower pots […]

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20 Simple St. Paddy’s Day Activities

Leprechauns, rainbows and pots of gold! In search of St. Patrick’s Day themed activities for your baby or toddler? From eating green to playing green, here are 20 ways you can celebrate the lucky day! St. Paddy’s Themed Meals + Snacks Most kids are intrigued by different colored foods, so why not change things up […]

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