Category Archives: clothes

Inauguration Dresses

When I studied American History when I was younger I could have cared less about battles, policies, or explorers. Instead I loved to learn about the social history or culture- homes, entertainment, and clothing. A few years ago I was … Continue reading

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Halloween 2012

A little late with the Halloween pictures…I had to grab pictures from three different occasions since getting 3 kids to all smile (a normal smile) at the same time is apparently impossible. I present to you…An Army Man, Wonder Woman, … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Costume

This year for Halloween Caroline has decided to dress up as Wonder Woman. I was all for this costume choice and eagerly jumped at the chance to “make” her costume. First, I researched googled Wonder Woman and came up with … Continue reading

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A Mary Poppins Carousel Cake

Several months ago Caroline had a Mary Poppins birthday party. So for a Mary Poppins party we had to have the proper hat… play a bean bag M.P. toss game… ride wooden “carousel” horses… play pin the bow tie on … Continue reading

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July Goals Revisited

Unbelievably, it’s already August, which means it’s time to update you on the progress of my July goals. Add item to etsy shop – Check! I added the “All About Me” form for kids to fill out. Clean Out Game Closet … 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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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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For our recent trip to Indiana, I packed each of our boys a backpack full of activities and books. I expected the boys to be responsible for their backpacks but thought I would carry everything for my 3 year old … Continue reading

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Operation Junk in the Trunk

Today is my 3rd day of Operation – Junk in the Trunk. After viewing some rather unflattering backside vacation photos someone took of me,  I realized it’s pretty ugly back there and something must be done. So here are my … Continue reading

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Remember when I went bathing suit shopping?  Here’s a little snippet of that trip. I found the bathing suit department in Dillard’s and quickly scanned the racks and racks of options. I spent the next twenty minutes loading down my … Continue reading

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