With springtime springing, we know that Easter is right around the corner, and it's time to dye some eggs in our house. This year, we decided to venture into natural dying and thought we’d share our experience making naturally...
"Mama, why is my drawing in the garbage?" Violet pouted from behind hurt eyes, her little toddler hand clutched around a scribbled-on piece of ripped-out notebook paper. "Oh, whoops! I'm sure it was an accident," I stammered, feigning surprise. If you have a kid in...

Documenting Life

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Are you completely overwhelmed by the idea of documenting life, preserving memories, photographing your family, the plethora of scrapbooking options, Insta-what?, and printable Facebook pictures? I know. Me too! And I document... everything. When my daughter was born, I snapped...
Explore Vermont Photography Challenge for Kids! It's time to get out of the house and have some fun! As restrictions loosen and summer arrives, let's have some fun! All while staying safe and active. Vermont Mom has partnered with Green...
We’ve all had those days when everyone, especially mom, needs some downtime or a new peaceful activity in order to survive the rest of the day. Enter budget-friendly crafts! Wouldn’t it be fun to feel prepared with a few...
Ready or not, here it comes.   Vermont winters are long. And cold. So to keep my spirit warm and add to the joyful home I am trying to create for my family, I invest in fairy lights.   And glitter. Anything that...
In honor of International Babywearing Week (October 7-13), I'm sharing a tutorial for DIY ErgoBaby teething pads. This tutorial is made specifically for the Ergo carrier but could be tweaked for any mei tai / Bjorn / strappy baby...
I recently polled friends and family on social media to ask their thoughts on creative projects with kids, and what keeps them from doing these projects with their young kids. Here’s what they said: “It’s messy.” “I wind up...
The hole was the final straw. I love being free and easy with my precious quilts.  I throw them out on any ol' lawn as if to say, "look how casually I spread beauty out on dirt!  Come, sit and...
This year my 4 year old, Aden, finally gets it. Gets what's supposed to happen at Halloween that is. And the thing that is exciting him the most is not the gobs of candy (that will haunt Mommy until...
Did you all know that Vermont had a monsoon season? I sure didn't, but you can't really argue with the inches (and inches and inches and ... you get the idea) of rain we've gotten this summer. If your kid...
Every Valentine's Day approximately 1 billion greeting cards are exchanged. It is the second largest card-sending holiday of the year, (Christmas is the largest with an estimated 2.6 billion cards sent)! That's a lot of loving sentiment, but also...
{Disclaimer: BurlingtonVT Moms Blog has partnered with Sweet Events Photography for this sponsored post. While we received a form of compensation for this post, the opinions expressed are entirely my own!} Sometimes you are just lucky and something surprisingly awesome happens....
Chris and his wife Tracy are in their third year of growing their photobooth business, Photobooth Planet. They have a passion to help parties be unforgettably fun and memorable. They love to throw parties with uniqueness and elegance that guests...

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