Monthly Archives: March 2012

On the Go

We haven’t been at home much during this spring break so I’ve got nothing for you today. Come back tomorrow when I share a sweet snack we made today which has everyone in our family wanting more. Of course, I … Continue reading

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Star Wars Art: The Final Chapter

So I have shared most of the room my boys shared but I left out one key ingredient – the large wall art. The boys found images of their favorite Star Wars vehicles in a book and I copied them … Continue reading

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Olive Garden Dinner

Last night Derek and I took the kids to the Olive Garden to eat. Right now my sister is seizing at just the thought of eating in that, so called, “Italian Establishment.” I, however, have kids and count their endless … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Party Activities

In order to celebrate my daughter’s 3rd birthday – Mary Poppins style – we came up with a few related activities that 3 year olds would enjoy. First up, drawing on cardboard with chalk (relates to Bert and him drawing … Continue reading

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Life is funny. And sad. And joyful. Yesterday there was no post because I was honestly not feeling witty or funny or crafty. It’s been one year since I had to deliver my little guy in the hospital and say … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Hat

I’m pretty sure everyone guessed from this clue that we had a Mary Poppins 3rd birthday party. And if you have a Mary Poppins party, you have to have a Mary Poppins hat. 1 – Go to Target and buy … Continue reading

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Free Downloads that I LOVE

Wanted to let everyone know about an amazing free download going on right now over at Jenna is sharing her state/country prints which she normally sells on etsy. Kentucky Michigan ┬áIllinois I have actually not so secretly coveted these … Continue reading

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A Birthday Skirt

One of my February goals was to make my daughter a skirt or dress. I settled on a skirt since that seemed to be an easier project. Half the coverage, half the work, right? I followed the instructions from the … Continue reading

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We are busy trying to get ready for a birthday party this weekend …. Can you guess what the theme is? Have a great weekend!

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March Goals

Here are my goals for this month… Do you have any plans for March? And…do you have any suggestions for sunglasses you like that protect your eyes from the sun?  

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