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December 15th, 2014
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Hello snowy Monday! I love when we wake up with a fresh blanket of snow on the ground. It makes the winter season feel especially magical. It also adds a little bounce to our steps at Gadanke, as we’re packaging journal orders and getting them out the door for Christmas. (Order deadline is this Thursday.) I’m so grateful for this business and all of your support – thank you!

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Toddler-friendly fabric ornaments

December 11th, 2014
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If you enjoy decorating your Christmas tree, you’ll want my little boy to visit. Every morning, he happily takes all the ornaments off the lower half of our tree. He sorts them, hands them to us, and sets them on the tree branches like he sees me doing. Oh the toddler love! Then as he’s getting into pjs with his dad at the end of the day, I put them all back on the tree. The next day, he starts again! I love this curious, excited, jolly phase.

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Teacher gifts on St. Nicholas Day

December 5th, 2014
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Tonight’s the night! Children around the world will be putting their shoes outside their doors, and St. Nicholas will be stopping by with chocolates and a little toy. We’re so excited to see what St. Nicholas brings our little guy.

But first, Baby Niklas thought he’d pass on the kind deeds like his patron saint. It’s become somewhat of a tradition at our house.

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