Salt Dough Ornaments

The other day I looked at my toddler’s hands and was shocked at what I saw. How did his hands get so big already?

I can remember holding them when he was a newborn, amazed at how detailed and functional such a little thing could be. His chubby baby hands were my favourite.

So in order to preserve them as they are now, as well as his brother’s very chubby little hands, I decided to make salt dough ornaments. Specifically little Santa hands. Continue reading “Salt Dough Ornaments”

Merry Christmas, Love from the Dyck Family

We’re just three days away from Christmas and I **think** I am ready. My baking was done a while ago, the presents are all bought with all but one wrapped (**note for the shopping list – pick up wrapping paper), and I believe I have all the food I need.  Continue reading “Merry Christmas, Love from the Dyck Family”

Homemade Gingerbread House 

What do you get when you combine a mom who likes to bake, Christmas, and a toddler who is allergic to dairy and peanuts?

A lot…and I mean a lot of Christmas baking. But, more specifically, a homemade gingerbread house. Continue reading “Homemade Gingerbread House “

Cardboard Playhouse Magic

Magic! Absolute magic!

I have a busy toddler who is easily bored. His primary activity of choice lately is whacking things with mini sticks. He calls it hockey, and well, he’s not completely wrong. Is just not a whole lot of fun for me – or his baby brother.  Continue reading “Cardboard Playhouse Magic”