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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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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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Blame it on Disney

Caroline – “Andrew wants to be a zookeeper when he gets big.” Me – “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Caroline – “A princess.” Ugh. After having two boys, I’m really struggling with this whole princesses … Continue reading

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Howdy folks! Living in Texas lends itself to many “dressing western” days at school. Seeing as I don’t particularly embrace boots and hats we often struggle to come up with an appropriate costume on those days. The boys have never … Continue reading

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Easter Synopsis Part 2

Let’s see, where were we when we last left off… 7:24 am – Oldest Bunny decides to change attitude 7:27 am – Shoes are on and baskets are empty – let the games begin. First up, the front yard. 7:38 … 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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A Hairy Christmas

Our family has a history of silly gifts on Christmas day, from my Dad’s t-shirts, to wrapping a present in multiple boxes, to the matching pants my sisters and I received (not an intentional gag gift but one which occurred … Continue reading

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