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Crafting Tool Kit

It doesn’t take much to create the ultimate crafting tool-kit. The key is not to get carried away and spend a fortune. Aside from the waterproof Crayola paints, which I’ve bought from both Walmart and Michael’s, everything in our kit …

Anytime, Anywhere, Anyplace

I’ve only fallen asleep like this under the influence…you know, NyQuil. Meebs actually wore her nightie under her clothes on this day. I think she foreshadowed her afternoon.

CW – Pasta Scene

This was an interesting craft and a bit time intensive even for a toddler with a good attention span and healthy urge to see things through. First, we had to plan out the scene. Next, we had to paint the …

Not Just Another Day at the Beach

After a relaxing day at the beach, taking in the ocean breeze, having a picnic, and nursing Elsje while Meebs built sandcastles, I did something I usually wouldn’t do…but I was blood-pressure-raising mad. Two motorcycles parked so close to my …

Blast from the Past

Recently I was going through a box of things from my childhood bedroom that my packaged up when she moved. What a Blast from the Past! I’d been thinking of buying a Cabbage Patch Kid for Meebs, but the “vintage” …

Creative Happy Birthday

You may have read in some of my other posts that I very much dislike commercial “Hallmark” greeting cards. I love art cards and homemade cards, complete with a personal message inside. Though I will admit that I’ve on occasion …

CW – Art-folio

With all those lovely pieces of artwork Meebs brings home from daycare, our fridge was starting to look like it had been taken over by graffiti. I decided or next project would be a giant “art-folio” where we would keep …

Baby Sister

MeebsDad and I are thrilled to announce the arrival of Elsje Rose. Sharing her birth date with proud big sister Meebs, Elsje was born at 7:01pm on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 weighing 9lbs 10oz and measuring 53cm (ouch!). A very …

CW – Caterpillars and Butterflies

One of Meebs’ dance class friends joined us for Crafty Wednesday. We made button caterpillars, threading buttons through pipe cleaners, which ends became the antennae. We added googley eyes and a sharpie pen smile. Next we glued coffee filters on …

Smile

I’m somewhat embarrassed to admit that until this July the last time I had been to the dentist was in 2001. As each year passed it got more and more difficult to face going, and likely hearing I had a …

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List of Wee Wonders – #6

When your little one actually stays still while you’re clipping her little baby fingernails. One …

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