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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Easy and enduring sticker charts that work!

I have been using this same sticker chart for the past 3 years with my kids now and it STILL works! The reason it is successful is because it is simple and easy to implement on a daily basis. HOW IT WORKS: Using the good, old-fashioned pencil and paper method, I draw a picture of […]

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Choose Your Own Adventure

Zambia, 2005 When I was young, I dreamed that my adult life would be full of globetrotting adventures. Travel always fascinated me. I wanted to see the world, to live the life of a gypsy. Now I find myself in quite a different life than what I once pictured. I have a family and a […]

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Painterly Chevron Scarf

Fall is upon us. The sweet season of layering and snuggling is here. Autumn has long been my favorite season, but I must admit, this year I am apprehensive. We moved from a wonderful city where the winter high temperatures hovered just above 50 degrees. It was GLORIOUS. However, we are back in the land-of-snow…and […]

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Brown & White {recycled}

(This article was originally published August 2009) Six years ago I pulled out a dusty sewing machine. I gathered some of my favorite pieces of fabric and tossed in the duvet I had when I first moved out into my own place. I had no pattern, just a pair of fabric scissors and a vision […]

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MCP Actions Giveaway! {ended}

Giveaway has ended, thanks to all who entered! The lucky winner is… Sarah! Jodi will be in touch soon. Jodi Friedman of MCP Actions is a long-time sponsor here at The Creative Mama and we are thrilled to host an awesome giveaway for you today. I’ve raved about these goodies before, but today I am […]

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Meatless Monday

If you have seen the movie Food Inc. then you probably have a new attitude about the food that you eat.  I know that I do.  That movie, and the book that it was based off of, really changed the way that I think about food and what I feed my family.  I now think […]

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