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Archive for July, 2010

twine

Friday, July 30, 2010    Gifts    3 Comments »

twine

I may have mentioned I’m a bit of a twine lover. In case you love it too, I wanted to tell you about this new online shop called The Twinery that sells a ton of different colors of twine.  I especially like this sampler pack that includes all 8 colors. If you’re looking for twiney […]

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Pinwheel Party!

Thursday, July 22, 2010    Decorating, Food & Drink, Kids    3 Comments »

Pinwheel Party!

Jaimee Rose from the Arizona Republic has done it again. Another fun and festive party — this time filled with pretty pinwheels. My daughter requested a “lollipop balloon” party for her 4th birthday next month, but now I’m thinking lollipops, balloons and pinwheels. Too much? See more party pics and sources for all the goods […]

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Tin Foil Dinners for Camping (a la Stephmodo)

Wednesday, July 21, 2010    Food & Drink    1 Comment »

Tin Foil Dinners for Camping (a la Stephmodo)

If camping is in your future, and you want to eat well, check out these scrumptious-looking tin foil dinners Stephanie from Stephmodo makes for her family camping trips (assemble, wrap, and pack in a cooler). Meat, onions, potatoes, beans, spices and butter. Personally, I’d take these over campfire hot dogs any day. I just wish […]

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Pop Beads!

Friday, July 9, 2010    Activity, Fashion, Gifts, Kids    2 Comments »

Pop Beads!

I was looking for an easily transportable activity for the kids that we could take on vacation – and found these B. Pop-Arty! Funky Pop Beads at Target. I remembered my mom talking a lot about pop beads from years ago and how much fun they were, but this is the first time I think […]

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Custom Family Tree Prints

Thursday, July 8, 2010    Decorating, Gifts, Kids    1 Comment »

Custom Family Tree Prints

If you’re looking for creative art for a child’s room or nursery, and have an interest in your family geneology, you should check out the family tree prints from Brandy and Duke. This company is run by an Australian mum who became interested in tracing her family tree after the birth of her son. Soon […]

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Home Farming

Tuesday, July 6, 2010    Activity, Food & Drink    1 Comment »

Home Farming

Have you noticed that boxes of Triscuits now include plantable basil or dill seed cards? Triscuit has partnered with the nonprofit group Urban Farming  to help people take the first step in growing their own food (or in this case, herbs) at home. They asked if they could send me two boxes of Triscuits and $20 […]

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Kids’ Adventure Journals

Thursday, July 1, 2010    Activity, Kids    2 Comments »

Kids' Adventure Journals

If you’re planning to head out into the wilderness this summer, REI has compiled some great resources for families at their REI Family Adventure website. One of the things you can download is this Kids Adventure Journal. It has a spot for your kids to paste in their photo and information, and the pages are […]

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