Monthly Archives: August 2012

Baby Shower Prediction Cards – New on Etsy!

What’s new to Big D & Me Etsy? Why it’s Baby Shower Prediction Cards! These 5 in x 7 in cards are completely customizable so they will coordinate with your baby shower decor. Is there a special verse or phrase … Continue reading

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An Uncomfortable Fit

Here’s the thing about advertising, You know companies are at least exaggerating the truth to try and get you to buy their product. Being the reasonable consumer that I am, I understand that. But then there are just the outright … Continue reading

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And There’s a Winner…

It’s time to announce the Clever Containers giveaway winner! Molly from Clever Containers will be giving the lucky winner their choice of one item from the current Clever Containers catalog. Here’s a quick visual just to remind you of all … Continue reading

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20 Seconds of Courage

Our family loves the movie, “We Bought a Zoo,” with Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson & Thomas Haden Church. Parent alert: There is a scene in the movie where Damon is arguing with his son in the hallway and he yells, … Continue reading

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First Day of School 2012 – 2013

Today we walked the boys to school for their first day. It’s a big year around here because it will be the last year of elementary school for Alex. Next year it’s off to the big middle school – but … Continue reading

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Old Wives’ Tale Gender Prediction Test on Etsy!

Do you remember the gender prediction test from my sister’s shower? Well, I’ve finally listed it up on etsy so it’s available for everyone. If you are hosting a gender neutral shower this is the perfect party game to play. … Continue reading

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We ventured out to a new pool in the area this week. This pool had a wonderful kids area for Caroline so I was able to sit and relax in the water while watching her play on the water slide. … Continue reading

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A Clever Container Giveaway!

I have a great giveaway for you today. Molly from Clever Container contacted me about having a giveaway and I jumped at the chance. Molly just happens to be my good friend who I taught with for several years so … Continue reading

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A Car Organizing Failure

The problem with being crafty is that you think, “I can make that,” no matter what item you may be looking at. A Halloween wreath? I can make that. A wall clock? I can make that. A rebuilt car engine? … Continue reading

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Fruit as a Dessert?

Fruit is not a dessert. I repeat. Fruit is not a dessert. I hate it when you are visiting someones house and they say, “For dessert, I got ice cream for the kids and some some water melon for the … Continue reading

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