Monthly Archives: October 2011


Normally, I encourage the artisitic process around our house. Yesterday, not so much. This looks like a crime scene. Fortunately for my two year old, I didn’t turn it into one. We will be renting a steamer very shortly since … Continue reading

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Thankful Turkey

This was originally posted last November when only 3 people read my blog – I will have our turkey ready for this Nov 1st as the kids have come to expect it now that this will be our third year … Continue reading

Posted in activities, Alex, Andrew, art work, crafts, decorations, family, holiday, paper craft, thanksgiving | 20 Comments

A Thought & A WINNER!

Here’s a random thought for you and then I’ll announce our giveaway winner. Is it written in stone somewhere that moms are the only ones allowed to change the toilet paper roll? ************************************************************************************* Now onto the Creative Paige Christmas Card … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Christmas Boxes

When I read through this post from Miss Maggie’s Place I knew it would be a great one to share with you. It allows children to be active participants in the giving process in a very simple yet important way. … Continue reading

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Mrs. Know It All

I was lucky enough to meet a woman who knows everything. As in lucky, I mean she made me want to stab my eyes out as she spoke. Being the only two token parents on a committee, we were seated … Continue reading

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Monster Food & Mummy Wraps

We had our second annual Halloween party over the weekend and for the second time I forgot to take any pictures. I set up these photos after everyone had gone home and right before I crashed on the couch. In … Continue reading

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Halloween Giving

As a parent, I am always trying to find ways to help instill “giving” and “thinking of others” in my children. My kids are very blessed and I would like them to view themselves that way one day, even now. … Continue reading

Posted in Alex, Andrew, caroline, clothes, dress up, family, goals, hospital, parenting, random acts of kindness, shopping | 8 Comments

Halloween Party Boards

Today I am sharing with you Party Boards I made for our Halloween party. These boards make great photo ops and the kids just love them, especially when the adults participate. Here are the supplies you will need: wooden board, … Continue reading

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A Creative Paige GIVEAWAY!

I’m so excited to introduce you to Paige from The Creative Paige. Her blog is new but quickly becoming the place to go. I was originally drawn to her site because I believe it is visually appealing (no wonder she’s … Continue reading

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He Will Never Learn

My husband will never learn. We’ve been married 14 years and he still doesn’t get it. Maybe it’s the fact that he grew up in a family with only two children. He doesn’t have the hoarding tendencies that those of … Continue reading

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