Elizabeth Stiert

Elizabeth is a wife and a mother. She resides within New England and enjoys reading, gaming, and crafting. And sleeping… When she can.

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With Black Friday just around the corner, I’m going to put some gift ideas out there for the new mother on your list. I’m a new mother and I can tell you that I would appreciate each and every one of these ideas, so I hope they are useful to you.   A Clean House 🏡

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Mother and Son Halloween Costume!

Halloween is such a fun time! Candy, creepy decor, and best of all, costumes! I love seeing everyone in their costumes and I love dressing up myself! I have tried relentlessly to get my husband to dress up with me every single year and he has not budged. Not when it was just the two

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Happy International Babywearing Week! Babywearing was never my favorite way to get around. Though, I really wanted it to be. The idea of having my son on my person is ideal. He’s always at kissable distance, bonding, and honestly, to keep the public/peepers away. The stroller was my preferred mode. Only very recently did I

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If ever there were a reading season, it would definitely be Fall. The weather is cooler and the leaves cover the ground. What better way to spend this time of year than snuggled up under a blanket, with a hot cup of tea, and a great read? (A: There is none.) In this post, I’ll

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Coming at you with another craft! As you can see from my last post (Painting in a Bag), I’m on a sensory kick right now. This is a DIY sensory bag!   For this You’ll Need: – Gallon Ziplock Bag – Aloe Vera/Hair Gel/Anything similar – Duct Tape – Food Coloring (Optional) – Filler! (Beads,

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Arts & Crafts: Five And A Half Month Old Can Paint!

I’ve been thinking about sensory projects for my son. I really wanted to have him finger paint, but he’s only five and a half months old and has not started solids yet. He’s also teething, so his hands are permanently affixed to his mouth. Next month, when he has started solids, I’m definitely going to

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UNRAVELING ROSE by Brian Wray and Illustrated by Shiloh Penfield Projected Publish Date: September 28th 2017 Pages: 32 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4/5) Synopsis: Rose is a stuffed bunny who loves the little boy she lives with and all the fun they have together. They play in the park, paint pictures, and read stories. Everything is perfect, until

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Book Review: A BEDTIME YARN by Nicola Winstanley

A BEDTIME YARN by Nicola Winstanley Published: September 26 2017 Pages: Unknown Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4/5) Synopsis: Like a well-worn, snuggly blanket, this sweet bedtime story about a little bear who’s afraid of the dark and his mother’s creative solution will warm and comfort readers big and small. Frankie is a little bear who has a hard time falling

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On this edition of ‘These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things’, I’m talking about my favorite authors. Reading has always been my favorite pastime and over the years, I’ve come to love certain authors. Those authors are the ones where I check their Twitter/websites to see if/when their next book is coming or if

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Books You'll Find In My Bag This Summer.

Summer is coming! I can almost smell the BBQ’s, sunscreen, and chlorine. I can’t wait to feel the rays of sunshine blanket my skin. I can’t wait for the pair of sunglasses that double as a headband when inactive. Oh, Summer, how I love thee. Summer for my family means vacation! We’ve got a couple planned