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Why There Are Wood-Chips in My Purse

We are still adjusting to the freedoms awarded to my son by his new bed. Much to my dismay, he hasbeen waking up during the night and pitter-pattering his way down the hall to us. I decided a real night-light might help. We have this little turtle we love that lights up, but it turns off by itself. If he wakes […]

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Indoor Fun – Make Your Own Treasure Hunt

Next time you are cooped up with your kiddos, consider creating a treasure hunt around the house. There are several ways to do this.  Here’s how I did it: On index cards, I wrote out clues that led my children from one location to the next. For example, in our hunt, the first clue said “Go to the big red star.” […]

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The Card is In the Mail – P.S. I Love You

My kids love getting cards in the mail.  Especially, my five-year-old who is learning to read. We were at Target the other day cruising through the dollar bins when I saw they had small metal mailboxes. Lightbulb! We had some alphabet stickers at home, so I let the kids decorate their mailboxes with them. I […]

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How to Make A Bat Signal

My nephew loves batman, and I always try to make him something he will love. This year, I decided to make him a bat signal.  Here’s how to do it. 1. Buy a flashlight that comes with a stand. I got  this Task Force brand flashlight from Lowe’s for around $15. 2. Go online and find […]

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Timing is Everything When You Are Stalking Yard Waste

I invited two friends over for Girls Night In to make wreaths tonight. I had everything ready, just needed to get the fresh greenery. 2 hours til go time: I go to Lowe’s. I bought some black garbage bags to put the tree trimmings in. While I was doing this, a couple of people were cleaning […]

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