Category Archives: Holidays

Summer S’mores!

S'mores Face

Looking for a delicious summer treat? I made these delectable delights  for a 4th of July party thanks to seeing this post at The Idea Room. I love The Idea Room and have gotten some wonderful ideas from this site in the past! (Like this one!) Oh, but these s’mores bars? They were a big hit!!…

Valentine’s Day Preparations

I’m not sure what possessed me, but I started more than a week early on Valentine’s Day preparations this year. On Sunday, Yago decorated this mailbox for his Valentine’s Day card exchange at school (I only helped with the felt letters): We also started with his Valentine’s Day cards.  I punched hearts into blank folding…

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Getting into the holiday spirit!

Need a smile?  Create one of these starring your family!

Happy Thanksgiving, friends.

I hope that everyone’s day begins with a smile, and ends with a full stomach. Oh-and if you’re going to brave the stores tomorrow (whether at the mall or along the information super highway), please be safe and I hope you get some good bargains! Happy Thanksgiving folks.  I’m truly thankful for all of my…

Happy Spring!!

To my Persian friends and family, eid shoma mobarak! To everyone else, happy first day of spring!

Happy Birthday Yago!

My mom bought these two cakes for Yago’s birthday.  They were too cute.  We had a great time on his actual birthday.  My cousin was visiting from California with her two daughters (Emma, 8 months older than Yago and  Ava, 4 months older than Daryoosh!)  Yago and Emma both got to blow out candles. Yago…

Halloween fun

Time to finally clear the decorations! Here are some pictures from  Yago’s first trick-or-treat adventure!  Daryoosh was just along for the ride this year, in his old-school Star Trek outfit.  Yago sported his devilish costume from last year (that finally fit him perfectly this year!) My costume was a bit stretched out considering Daryoosh was…

Nowruz

I haven’t posted anything about the new year yet.  Shame on me.  Here’s a great video clip from Colbert Nation! http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/221462/march-12-2009/mahmoud-s-non-consensual-endorsement-deal

Our little devil…

Our little devil had fun handing out candy.  Once it was time for dinner (which he wouldn’t even sit down to eat), we took off his costume but he continued to be a bit hit among the females. He would excitedly sprint to the door at every ring of the doorbell.  He would say, “Halloween”…