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Painting with Cars

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{Fun afternoon activity} Painting with cars is good fun! My boy prefers to play with cars than sit down for arts and crafts, so why not make a match? One Sunday afternoon we did some painting with cars. {Pick your wheels and paint away!} All you’ll need are paints (we used acrylics), a paintbrush, paper […] Read more…

The Nesting Place by Myquillyn Smith

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The Nesting Place isn’t your typical home decorating resource. It’s much more than that — more relatable, more soulful, more inspiring. Popular blogger and self-taught decorator Myquillyn Smith shares her stories on finding beauty in the imperfect. She shares practical advice and encouraging stories on how you can create the home you’ve always wanted, by […] Read more…

Look It’s About Me – Personalized books for little readers

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“Look It’s About Me!” There’s a really good way to encourage reading among young kids — make the stories more personal. When I was young, my Dad enjoyed telling me and my sisters really colorful bedtime stories. “Once upon a time, there were three butterflies…” The stories were always fun, but what made them even […] Read more…

Alphabet Robots

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When kids play with toys from their parents’ childhood, playtime becomes even more amazing. My husband brought home these Alphabet Robots one evening, much to our four-year-old’s delight. Alphabets AND robots? It was a pairing of two of his favorites! But I was just as amazed because these robots looked so familiar. They appear as […] Read more…

Memory Crafters: My Sunglasses Pouch

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Memory Crafters is a box subscription service where a box of crafting projects is sent to you every month that you can enjoy or give as a gift. Read about my first Memory Crafters project: the Summer Bag This is my 2nd Memory Crafters project. {My DIY Sunglasses Pouch} The sunglasses pouch set came with […] Read more…

Sonomammogram: Not as scary as it seems

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Sonomammogram. The word sounds so intimidating. What do we do with intimidating words? We either avoid using them or try to understand them more. I got acquainted with the word a few months ago when I took a sonomammogram. I come from a family where breast cancer is becoming quite a common scare. In addition […] Read more…

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