Day: October 1, 2014


DIY Wall Art

When it comes to decorations and art for the rooms in your house, the options are limitless. You could easily run to any home store and find something amazing for your home. You could also scour Etsy and happen upon a custom piece for your wall, making it unique. OR you could make your own! In this […]

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It gets better: the mall edition

I took a kid to the mall. It has been years since I braved the mall with a child in tow. This Sunday, though, I had to go the mall to replace some makeup. (I left my makeup bag in a hotel in Ethiopia which was a rather expensive mistake.) So I was on my […]

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

Caramel.  Apples.  Cheesecake.  Shortbread.  Streusel.  Do I really need to write anything else here?  These bars take a few bowls to make a few layers, but they’re worth the effort, I pinky-swear.  From the bottom up they start with a buttery shortbread crust, layered with creamy cheesecake, then soft-baked soft apples (like apple pie) then […]

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50 Halloween Craft Ideas For Preschool

Halloween in my favorite holiday to create crafts and activities for. There are so many different themes like spiders, bats, ghosts, pumpkins, mummys and my favorite Frankenstein! I know you will be able to find great Halloween craft ideas and activities from this list. Don’t forget to read some great Halloween books after craft time. […]

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Heat pancake syrup with your old bottle warmer

The bottle warmer is one of those baby gear items you just don’t need. (Am I right?) But that doesn’t stop people from giving them as baby shower gifts, or palming them off as hand-me-downs. At least Ingrid came up with way to repurpose hers: On the days we have pancakes for breakfast, we use […]

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