September 16, 2015

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National Play-Doh Day…

We take Playdoh pretty serious around here. It’s a great pass time for Mabel, if not one of her favorite hobbies. And now Evelyn can get involved since she’s not trying to put it in her mouth anymore ! Plus anything that Mabel is doing you bet her little sister wants to get in on as well. So in honor of National Play Doh Day (yes there is a day for that) I’m passing on a recipe that one of my readers had sent me to try. The outcome?

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August 30, 2015

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The Magical Craft Kit

I recently shared how Mabel is becoming quite the craft aficionado. So much so that I put together a craft kit so we are ready whenever inspiration strikes! To be completely honest, having everything organized and in one place has definitely increased the frequency of Mabel’s artistic moments. Good clean fun that keeps little minds and hands busy?! I would call that a parental win. I don’t know why I didn’t do this sooner!

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August 03, 2015

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Fueling Imagination… The Pipe Cleaner Princess

Summer is in full swing and it has been amazing to see the girls flourishing during our time here in California. They’re both learning to swim like fish and I think we are all embracing the more laid back California dreamin’ summertime. A new development for Mabel is how much longer she is able to engage on a particular project. Coloring has always been a favorite activity, but the time spent was about 5-10 minutes on the average. Now she can spend anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour whipping up her masterpieces. Not only does she love to color and paint, she is all-in for any type of crafting project (watch out, Martha Stewart!) and this mommy needs to step up her game…

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July 07, 2015

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Painting with Yogurt…

Mabel loves to paint. But at three years of age she knows not to put the paint in her mouth. Her 1 year sister on the other hand… So I Love this easy recipe for edible paint. You don’t want them to eat it obviously, but if they do its ok. Evelyn should be able to have some fun as well!

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July 01, 2015

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Fourth of July…

Having kids has really brought back my excitement for national holidays. But what’s also exciting is to be able to reeducate myself on the meanings of all these holidays again. It’s amazing the new facts I’ve discovered that I missed first time round.

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