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A Huge Chalkboard to Celebrate With

Just popping in to share what you might have noticed is my latest creative tool The Over Sized Chalkboard Good for birthdays and holidays   Get a large piece of wood, paint it with chalkboard paint, and your done!

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Our Favorite Art Books

I love to buy artsy books for my kids (and sometimes me!) to draw with. Now don’t get me wrong, I fully believe in blank paper in order to create but sometimes it’s just fun to try drawing an alligator … Continue reading

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Art Holder for Markers, Crayons, Pencils, Glue Sticks, and Scissors

I have wanted an art holder for our kitchen table for awhile now. I looked around the garage and found an old tea light candle holder that I bought at Goodwill for $3 several years ago. My husband drilled the … Continue reading

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Cardboard Boxes – So Much Fun!

The last time I talked about Caroline’s super hero party it was concerning the scavenger hunt, bean bag toss, and the chest letters they received. Today it’s, “Exploring the City!” When I looked on pinterest for Caroline’s super hero party … Continue reading

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Banner with Ties

Caroline turns 4 today so we are well into party planning mode for the weekend. For the 11 months and 3 weeks she requested a super hero party on a regular basis. Last week she decided she wanted a cheetah … Continue reading

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Shaving Cream Letters

In school, Caroline learns a new letter each week. Since she wasn’t really picking up each letter each week, I decided to work with her on the new letter before it is introduced. This week the letter was P and … Continue reading

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Disney Fun

Well, that was quite a long break for me but one that was quite necessary. You see, we had the holidays, then we went to DISNEY, and then my middle child got the flu. Yep, even though he received the … Continue reading

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Baby Jesus

Caroline’s teacher told me she had the following conversation with Caroline last week. Teacher: “OK class,we have all the parts to make Baby Jesus in front of us.” Caroline- “That’s not Baby Jesus.” Teacher – “Well who is it then?” … Continue reading

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Easy Advent Calendar with a Paper Bag

***I am reposting this from 2 years ago – the only change I will be making for this years advent calendar will be at the end of this post***and sadly, I have to report that there was no big Powerball … Continue reading

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Front Yard Halloween Sign

In a previous post I mentioned that I liked this Halloween decoration… Well, our family made our own using materials we already had. In the garage we found planks of wood from a pallet (for the place signs) and then … Continue reading

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