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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May 25, 2015

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Crafting Made Easy…

I’ve been known to do a craft or two at home with the kids. I’m not patting myself on the back because lets be honest, the ideas don’t flow through me magically. What naturally flows through me is paper and crayons craftiness. So I reference Pinterest for ideas, a lot. But then I got some good news for this artistically challenged mommy that has taken crafting to a whole new level.

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