Category Archives: Crafts

Decoupaged Photo Tile with Stand

I haven’t shared anything crafty or decorative lately, so I thought I’d throw a craft idea up on the blog this morning. One of my favorite crafts to do with my students when I was teaching was a decoupaged tile. … Continue reading

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Why I Love My Preschoolers

Last week I told the kids that we were going to take a fall leaf walk. This news prompted them to dance, run around, and generally act like I might if I had won the lottery. I handed each of … Continue reading

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Next Year’s Heart Day…

I was part of a “ladies’ night” group that met every other Wednesday when Bret was still in residency and we were still childless.  My friends and I did whatever our current fancy wanted to indulge: ice cream, drinks, dinner, … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Treats and Crafts Circa 2011

I think we are done with Valentine’s Day.  No more crafts.  No more sweets.  We have had some lovely moments leading up to this day full of love, but now I am done. I have to chuckle sometimes when I … Continue reading

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First Birthday Decorations

My mom’s colleague is putting together a party for her daughter, and I was asked to create some decorations for it.  I made some items that are very similar to what I purchased from a shop on etsy for my daughter’s … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Round-Up

It’s that time again… Time to think about {pink and red CRAFTS and TREATS} for Valentine’s Day!!! (Image courtesy of Paula’s Palace of AltAred Art.) Here is my round-up of things I’d like to make with the kids as we … Continue reading

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My Little Princess Turns Four

We are finally catching our breath again around here after a whirlwind weekend that involved relatives and royalty. My in-laws arrived late last week to find me finishing up my week-long project of crafting for Maggie’s party. I had purchased … Continue reading

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