Author Archives: The Sonder Circle

Sensory Bags for the little birds

Happy Thursday! With the last few posts being about busy bags for older toddlers I thought I would focus this week on the smaller babe! (more age appropriate for 1.5-2 years) I went back into the archives of my very first DIY blog to pull up this one so don’t judge! We’ll make this a Throwback Thursday post!!! With that I bring you December 2015, Sensory Bags! On a side note, Adeline was so small.. and had no hair.. How can they possibly grow SO fast?!iday, December … Continue Reading »


Busy Bags for Busy Toddlers- Part 3 matching games

Hey Ya’ll! (can I use that in Canada?.. I don’t care, I’m going to anyways!) Here is the last part of my nesting busy bags! This one is ONE link to a bunch of different bags! MOM WIN! I didn’t print them all off as some are a bit young for Adeline and I also combined 2 (which you’ll understand more below) but they are amazing none the less! The first one I printed was the fruit and veggie sorting! This is where I combined because I … Continue Reading »


Busy Bags for Busy Toddlers – part 2 playdough mats

Hey all, I hope your October weekend was cozy and fun! I will jump right into part 2 of the busy bags I have created for Adeline! I printed and LOVE these playdough mats!!! They are easy to do, adorable and so much fun!!! SO cute right? For these I bought some self laminating sheets from staples ( I’m sure you can find them at Walmart as well), they were a bit pricy ($15 for 10 sheets) But the quality is amazing, there is … Continue Reading »


Busy Bags for a Busy Toddler- part 1 Tracing

It’s been a while since I’ve been on here… I had big plans to blog lots but then motherhood, pregnancy and summer took over… So here’s a super quick recap on the last 4 months… We bought and moved into our new home and I was hit with ‘PPS’ or Painting Pregnancy Syndrome as my hubby lovingly refers to it.. Where EVERYTHING must be painted. So that kept us nice and busy through the smoldering hot August month! We are officially 37 weeks with little bird #2 … … Continue Reading »


Its a….

We had such a fun time doing our vendor reveal with Jen from Cotton and Lace this week!! Both Sean and I were convinced we were having a boy along with pretty much 90% of our friends and family… But our ultrasound had other ideas!! We are expecting another GIRL this fall! I have to say, no matter what we were having we would have been ecstatic! But deep down, I’m so excited to have 2 girls and watch their sister bond develop … Continue Reading »

Feature Friday #5

Here is our final week of Features! Cotton and Lace Photography, The Knot Garden, Gift of Motherhood and The Mother Label. There will also be lots of other vendors at the show, so make sure to come by and say hi! So without further ado,  I introduce you to the woman who takes all our family photos and also did our all our fabulous vendor shots! Cotton and Lace Photography – Jen What inspired you to start your business? I started it when I found out … Continue Reading »


Feature Friday #3

Hellllo! Can you all believe its the middle of MAY already? Where does the time go? I’m going to blink and show date will be here!!! On that note, welcome to week #3 of vendor Features!! Acorn & Leaf – Linda What inspired you to start your business? We started our little company about 4 years ago when our oldest was just born. At the time there were no bandana bibs around so I started making them myself. Soon I started making them … Continue Reading »

Feature Friday {on a Monday} #4

Happy Long Weekend MONDAY! I hope everyone is enjoying their long weekend! Now, I know these usually go out on Friday, but with the show approaching quickly I wanted to make sure everyone was showcased! Que: MAKER MONDAY! Here are 4 more of our fabulous makers! East Of Embers – Jessica What inspired you to start your business? I am a nurse and prior to my mat leave ending my little brother died in an accident. I knew I was not ready to return … Continue Reading »


Feature Friday #2

Welcome back for round 2 of our vendor features! This week we’ve got Gypsy Made Lemonade, Baby Leaf Covers, Sweet Dreamers by Danielle and The Stitched Arrow!! Don’t forget to find us on Instagram, there is still time to enter into our mothers day prize giveaway featuring 2 of these shops! {the two others will be part of another giveaway closer to the show- so stay tuned for that!} Gypsy Made Lemonade- Angele & Avery What inspired you to start your business? We are always … Continue Reading »

Feature Friday #1

Happy FRIYAY! I decided every Friday until our Darling Details market I would feature 4 wonderful shops from the show! I am so excited to be bringing these amazing vendors to you! They have all happily played along and have sent some answers about their shops, what keeps them sane (or not!) and their business! And below the bios, I have linked where to find them! So to start this Friday off  we have Pebbles to Peak, Silas + the SLOTH, Kasual Kiddo Handmade and Jane … Continue Reading »