Monthly Archives: January 2013

Chow Time!

Cowboy chow that is!  Today I thought I would share a crockpot recipe that has become a pretty regular at our house. (It’s growing on the munchkins).  One of the great things about this recipe is that you can adapt … Continue reading

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Smiling Snowmen!

“Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person,a beautiful thing.” ~ Mother Teresa A couple of month’s ago I was given another calling in church.  I get to work with the 8 … Continue reading

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Angry Birds

At Christmas I had insider information that my Mother-in-law was making Angry Birds for the grandkids.  (you can find the tutorial to make them HERE) With this in mind I decided to create a set of piggies for my husband’s … Continue reading

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Snowman Day part 3

Here is the final part of our snowman day (for now)  I thought I would have a couple of cool art projects to show you. Truthfully this is as far as we got: We were having too much fun sledding … Continue reading

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Snowman Day part 2 (science!)

As I said before (here if you missed it) the weather cooperated beautifully to give us a fresh blanket of snow for our Snowman in a Bottle Science project!  I originally found this idea HERE at Teach Preschool they have … Continue reading

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Snowman Day part 1

We are making the most of the cold snowy weather we have been having!  Purplicous had the day off from school Friday so I cooked up a day full of snowman fun.  The weather even cooperated by dumping over a … Continue reading

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New Fashion Trend (a.k.a keeping it real)

Lest anyone accuse me of only showing the best moments here is a bit of real life in action. Cue Christmas projects and looking at fabrics.  Only to discover a stack of fun flannel fabrics purchased for munchkins and give … Continue reading

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Stocking Update

Well I lost the friendly competition my mom and I had going as to who could finish their Christmas stocking first. When December hit and I looked at my list of things I needed to get done and how much … Continue reading

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Over the break one of my SIL had a birthday.  As my mom and I were talking I remembered she had pinned this: on pinterest not that long ago.  We decided it was the perfect gift to recreate and make … Continue reading

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