wallsburg III

I cannot believe the last house update was in September! So much has happened in that amount of time and also it feels like very little has. Ha! We started sheet rock yesterday and I’ve been told drywall means your halfway, so if that’s the case, we’ve got a-while. The thing that truly blows my mind is that the sketch we gave our architect who in turn rendered it and then Russ built it… looks exactly like the drawing. So crazy! We have had to make a few changes but I’ll tell you all about it! So, since our last update … Read more

15 rainy day DIYs

Now that Christmas is over, we’re in the long haul until Spring. Winter is so hard with kids, you don’t want them to have free reign over the iPad but you also need to maintain sanity. With the tiniest amount of prep you can have a crafternoon you will ALL enjoy! Face Coloring Pages // Bi Planes // DIY Dominoes // DIY Tea Set // Yoga for Kids   Superhero Training! Set up simple games and tasks to get them moving.  Puppets + Masks! Creating a puppet, writing a play with friends, and performing it for parents is sure to … Read more

Home Tour: Wholly Mother

Welcome back to Small Fry Home Tours! Today we have Diane Schallert all the way in Cape Town South Africa – she blogs at Wholly Mother and has quickly become an online friend of mine. So happy to share her amazing space today! Welcome, Diane! “In 2008, after only dating for a few months, my husband broke up his band and I quit my job as a receptionist at an advertising agency. We sold nearly everything that we owned and moved to the Big Island of Hawaii to volunteer with an international NGO. Two weeks after we arrived, in the … Read more

nativity ideas!

I went to a Holiday Preview for Deseret Book about a month ago and one of my key takeaways was their amazing variety of nativities! They have them from all over the world, in all price ranges, materials, styles, I was so impressed. Of course you can buy them all online or go into their stores to see them up close, too. Rounding up my favorites and couple other finds from around the web today! Cambodian – Paper // Peruvian – Wood // Painted Bottom Nativity // Pastel and Gold // Modern Ceramic Nativity with gold // Lucite Nativity // Metal Luminaries (pictured above!) … Read more