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Appreciate the View

Take Time to Appreciate the View

September 15, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

There have been so many articles in the past year about how, or if, you can have it all as a woman.  The answer is different for each person, but I know that as my life has become richer with love, my spare minutes have become fewer in number.  I started this blog as away to channel the creativity I felt growing inside of me as a mom-to-be, and I thank you for supporting that creativity with your visits.  I’ll be taking a step back from the blog for a while to appreciate the view each moment is giving me these days as I watch Olivia grow, but I will continue to post to my  Momma Wishes Pinterest and Facebook pages as I find things that I love so please keep visiting me there.  All the best!  Eileen

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ricotta stuffed french toast with caramelized bananas

Happy Friday! French Toast Gone Bananas

September 13, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Happy Friday!  Here is a delicious idea for French Toast from Our Eyes Eat First.  I love breakfast food for dinner so this might be my Saturday evening meal. I hope you enjoy it too at some point this weekend. Have a great one!

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Suitcase Dollhouse

DIY Suitcase Dollhouse: Have Doll Will Travel

September 12, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

What a great idea from My Poppet for recycling an old suitcase. A DIY Suitcase Dollhouse.

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Hand embroidery Lion

Lions and Tigers and Bears: Hand Made Toys

September 11, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

There is something special about hand made toys and Etsy has a rich offering.  I love these lions and tigers and bears from Tatiana Flor. Although the tiger doesn’t look to happy about his butterflies!

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Giraffe Dining

Size Matters: Make A Room Look Bigger

September 10, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

This simple idea is a great way to make a room look bigger by building the doorway into a graphic. Plus who doesn’t want a giraffe in their dining room.  

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H&M Bunny Duvet

Over the Top Cute: H&M Duvet Covers

September 09, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

H&M is now available online!  These duvet covers are just some of the items in the home section.  They are ridiculously cute.

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DIY Crayon Candles

Happy Friday! DIY Crayon Candles

September 06, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Do you remember melting old crayons to make multi-colored ones?  Well, here is a grown up approach from Brit + Co for DIY crayon candles that uses the same idea to create something lovely.  It’s a fun project to do with the kids on a raining day.  Check out Brit +Co for the how-to steps.

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What Do You Say Dear - Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak: Beyond Where the Wild Things Are

September 05, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Some of my favorite childhood books were illustrated by Maurice Sendak.  He’s most famously known for creating the characters for Where The Wild Things Are but my favorites were, and are, “Chicken Soup and Rice” and What Do You Say Dear.”  I mean who wouldn’t want to eat while wearing a crown, or have a lion as a pal?  Which books were your favorites?

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DIY body scrub with coconut oil + cane sugar

DIY Body Scrub: Coconut Oil + Cane Sugar

September 04, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

This DIY Body Scrub of coconut oil and cane sugar from Deliciously Organized looks delicious.  I’m in need of a little spa treatment care so I’ll be giving it a try this weekend.

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Pretty Girl Hair Pins by Mickey Lynn

Take Pretty Girl Hair to the Next Level: Mickey Lynn Hair Pins

September 03, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

These beautiful hair pins from Mickey Lynn take pretty girl hair to the next level.

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