How we start the Christmas season: with butter and friends!
Posted in Family Life, Holidays, Recipes, Seasons, Winter |
Tagged acitivities for kids, berlin wreaths, butter, Christmas cookies, cookies, family, gluten-free cookies, holiday baking, holiday food, hygge, koselig, krumkaker, Norwegian, pepperkaker, sandbakkel, Scandinavia, scandinavian, sirupsnipper |
A tutorial for the truly desperate Norwegian-American.
Posted in Bunad, Family History |
Tagged bunad, creativity, folk costume, Norway, Norwegian, Norwegian-American, Scandinavia, sewing, Sy en bunad, Telemark, Tinn, Tinn bunad, Tinnbunad |
The six-turning-seven year old doesn’t like cake.
Posted in Family Life, Holidays, Parenthood, Recipes, Regarding Food |
Tagged acitivities for kids, birthday party, Cake, crafts, family fun, ice cream, ice cream cake, ocean |
Just right for a young, introverted scientist and a few friends.
“Life is short; eat dessert first”… at least once a year.
Posted in Family Life, Holidays, Life, Recipes, Summer |
Tagged almond milk, citrus, coconut, cooking, custard, dessert, elderflower, family, holiday, ice cream, ice milk, maple, peach, pistachio, rose, sorbet, spinach, strawberry, walnut, watermelon |
Two years ago, I wrote
this post about having a list of activities to which a parent could refer a bored child. It’s that time of year again, and I have revised the list slightly and revamped it visually. Continue reading
Posted in Family Life, Life, Parenthood, Summer |
Tagged acitivities for kids, creativity, family, fun, life, mom, outdoors, summer, summer fun |
It’s my name’s special day. Let’s get thirty Marens together and have a party!
This gallery contains 5 photos.
Part one: Night Skiing!
Posted in Parenthood, Utah journal, Winter |
Tagged acitivities for kids, courage, family, family fun, outdoors, skiing, snow, Utah, winter |
Best way to get to know your new neighbors? Sneak around their yard at night.
Posted in Autumn, Change, Games, Life, Parenthood, Utah journal |
Tagged acitivities for kids, Change, courage, family, fun, games, neighbors, outdoors, Utah, vermont |
What is the best way to motivate a child to behave well and to learn? I’ll bet none of you would vote “Use candy!” as your very first choice.