Shrinky Dink Backpack Tags

It comes as no surprise that I have an obsession with kid art.  I truly enjoy watching their artwork evolve and getting a glimpse of how they see the world. That brings us to shrink plastic.  We used these as a non-candy option for Valentine’s […]

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Valentines Round 1: Mustache Lollies

I love Valentine’s.  What’s not to like when pink and red hearts are involved.  I sheepishly admit to dotting my I’s with hearts far longer than social dictates would allow.  I suspect my mom loves Valentine’s as well. I clearly remember creating handmade valetines with her […]

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Heart String Art: 6-year-old style

I had big plans to share many, many valentine crafts and  decorations.  I even started early (meaning not February 13th), but alas…. I am still so slow.   This project is the trifecta of kid crafts.   1.) Easy  2.) Fast  3.) Awesome Gather supplies […]

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Shrinking Art

One of these days I am going to write a “thanks-a-lot-pinterest” post.  I really really really do love it (most of the time).From pinterest I got the itch to play with shrinky dink plastic with my kids. A while back we came across a no. 6 take […]

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Candy Kissing Balls

{cute place card shown was part of a gift to our guests. Source: Made by Joel} We celebrated Valentine’s Day with dear lovely friends. I had a wonderful time despite the zoo-like behavior of my kids. After reading how much Katy loves beet ravioli, I […]

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Gumball Necklaces

When One Charming Party featured this adorable idea it was too fun to pass up. We gave a necklace to their preschool teacher and my best friend teacher, a bracelet to Granny, and a bracelet to our lovely dinner guest. In retrospect, the necklace is the […]

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