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Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Play’s the Thing

Characters: OSCAR: The oldest of three brothers; second-grader extraordinaire EDGAR: The middle of three brothers; the sweetest, silliest Kindergartener around AUGUST: The two-year-old source of comic relief SAMANTHA: The lucky mother of all of the above TIME AND SCENE: 5:30 PM on a Monday night. The four characters are seated around the kitchen table. A […]

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How to Make Glitter Playdough

I know in some parts of the country you are all bundling up and keeping the kiddos inside…and..well…here in South Texas we’re on month seven of being stuck inside with the a/c buzzing. I’m ready for some cool weather to help me believe it’s Fall, but until then…what on Earth do I do to keep […]

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Weekend Links – October 22nd Edition

I went to our very own Alison’s house and saw something very similar to this on her front door.  I went home and completely stole borrowed her idea.  There are very few things in life that make me happier than completing a craft, and actually liking the results.  This weekend, find some inspiration, and make […]

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Fall for Craftiness

Now that we’re spending more time indoors, I thought you may enjoy this roundup of ideas to keep little hands at play and mamas happy: 1. I love these watercolor leaves. 2. How adorable are these pumpkin lanterns made from Mason jars? Gives me ideas for the holidays too. 3. Make a corn wreath with […]

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TCM Photo Challenge v10 | Winner!

We absolutely loved the beautiful, warm images you submitted this month for our Challenge.  You were so creative, which was really a treat to see. Our winner of the TCM Photo Challenge v10 is…..   The Fair by Jennifer Rutledge Photography Congratulations, Jennifer!  We loved the way you stepped outside the box with your orange entry. […]

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