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Archive for September, 2011

Goodwill find: mid-century modern night table set

Thursday, September 29, 2011    Decorating    3 Comments »

Goodwill find: mid-century modern night table set

Every now and then I get the urge to go treasure-hunting at Goodwill. This morning, I headed for the furniture section to look for a desk chair for my daughter. Instead, I found these — two mid-century modern night tables. My first thought was that I could re-sell them for a nice profit. Because you […]

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Fun Chop chopstick helpers

Thursday, September 29, 2011    Food & Drink, Kids    1 Comment »

Fun Chop chopstick helpers

My kids LOVE to eat with chopsticks. Which is awesome. Except that they don’t know how to eat with chopsticks. I meant to ask my sister to bring some trainer chopsticks from Japan when she was here earlier this month, but totally forgot. Happily, Pei Wei read my mind and threw two of these Fun […]

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Fanged Pumpkins

Saturday, September 10, 2011    Decorating    1 Comment »

Fanged Pumpkins

Oh Martha. Thank you for showing us what happens when plastic fangs meet mini pumpkins. These are the funniest pumpkins I’ve seen in a while. Now I need to order some glow in the dark vampire fangs from Oriental Trading Company. Ideas are brewing.

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How to raise book worms

Wednesday, September 7, 2011    Activity, Kids    6 Comments »

How to raise book worms

Image from Ohdeedoh I have such memories of getting completely absorbed in books when I was a kid. Nancy Drew, Choose Your Own Adventures,  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, even Flowers in the Attic (remember that creepy ’80s series?) are some that stand out.  I’m still a book lover, and one of these […]

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