Monthly Archives: July 2012

Olympic Party Food

A few days ago we decided to invite a few friends over for an Olympics watching party. Since it was so last minute, I didn’t whip up any decorations but I did have a little fun naming the food we … Continue reading

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Olympic Story – John Orozco

I’m a sucker for a good Olympics story. A story of struggling, a story of adversity, a story of conquering. John Orozco, an Olympic gymnast from the Bronx, has such a story. John’s dad saw a flyer for free lessons … Continue reading

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Andrew had a friend spending the night so of course it involved a trip to the pool before bedtime. Hey, this ain’t my first time at the rodeo people. I know how to tucker those kiddos out. No one is … Continue reading

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Felt Garland

For my sister’s baby shower I created 2 felt garlands to help spread the colors around the room. It was my first time to create these but it certainly won’t be my last. Since turquoise and hot pink were the … Continue reading

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The Socks Debate

After scouring the area for a pair of Wonder Woman boots for Caroline, I finally found some at a consignment store. Since they are black I will have to paint them but I’m happy since the fit is good. While … Continue reading

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Food Flags

For my sister’s baby shower we decided on the colors of hot pink and turquoise. Our theme of the event was “What will the baby be?” or “?” since Amanda is choosing to wait to find out if she’s having … Continue reading

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I’m Back

I’ve been missing from here for the last several days since I was furiously preparing for my sister Amanda’s baby shower. I was in charge of decorations so I’ll be sure to share that with you soon. I left on … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Crown

So the Wonder Woman crown and cuffs are done. I’m pretty sure Linda Carter would be impressed. So far they have made an appearance at the grocery store, the shopping mall, and swim practice. They were quite simple to make … Continue reading

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1:15 Appointment

My husband is so funny. I called him the other day and asked if he could meet me to watch our three kids for my 1:30 dentist appointment. He said, “Sure, I’ll see you there at 1:15.” Ha! Buddy, if … Continue reading

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Pioneer Camp

My 7 year old is attending pioneer camp at a local farm and museum. Everyday he comes home from camp saying, “I love this camp. I’m so glad I have 3 more days of camp.” From what he’s told me … Continue reading

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