Author: tbm2421

04 Feb a blessed DIY fail

Aren't these handcrafted marshmallows lovely? Can you tell how light and fluffy they are? Like little drops of heaven, I assure you.I didn't make them.I did, however, TRY to make my own homemade marshmallows. I HAD to. Last week was a toughie. Several people I...

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21 Dec printable paper dolls

The weather is a little dreary today, so we spent the morning indoors playing with these fun printable paper dolls from weelife. They're free (woohoo!) and oh so adorable! I printed them on my home printer using heavy cardstock, then I made little cardboard stands...

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08 Dec when life hands you lemons…

  Actually, the neighbors handed us lemons. An enormous bagful from the trees in their backyard, along with some tangelos and grapefruit, also from their yard. Gorgeous, right? But what do you do with 50 lemons? You make lemon curd. You can blame Charlie and Lola for this...

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08 Nov a bowl of thanksgiving

This was a fun craft project that the kids and I worked on together. On Halloween, we missed the crunch of fall leaves beneath our feet, and I decided we should make our own fall leaves. That evolved into our making a Thanksgiving centerpiece out...

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03 Nov Halloween candy exchange

Like many of us, I have a love-hate relationship with Halloween candy. I can't resist it, but my body always protests with a rollercoaster of sugar spikes and then complete lethargy that makes me want to crawl into a hole and hibernate for several weeks....

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