Macaroni Lace Hearts (and embracing the imperfect craft)

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As any mom of a preschooler knows, craft hour can save the day. And, as any mom of a preschooler also knows, the less you spend on crafts, the more you can spend at the wine store on groceries.

Easy Felt Food Tutorial: Bow Tie Pasta

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What’s cool among the 11-month-old crowd? Snacks, milk, naps…all good stuff. But if you ask my little girl, she’ll tell you: It’s all about the wooden kitchen. She will knock around in that kitchen with her brother or by herself for what seems like hours. We have pots, pans, plates, a toaster…but what we’re really… [read more]

Easy Ways to Lower Your Energy Costs #ProjectEnvolve #GetEnvolved

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I’ve written this post as an ambassador for Project Envolve™ (sponsored in part by PPL Electric Utilities) . Project Envolve supplied me with materials to help weatherize my home along with tips for living an energy-efficient lifestyle. It’s getting cold in here, so pile on ALL your clothes! Yeah, I changed the words. Have you… [read more]

Cutie-pie Footprint Art, Courtesy of Mama Harper!

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Check out this cutie-pie baby footprint art project I made! It was so easy that I made it during naptime in just under an hour. And it only cost me a few bucks (sheet of paper + ink, $3 certificate frame and a $3 ink pad!) I can’t take credit for the idea, though. Danielle… [read more]