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10 Ways I Organized my House

Tuesday September 13, 2011
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10 Ways I Organized my House

I’ve been on a cleaning and organizing binge lately — surely a 4th sign of the apocalypse (after the earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods). Seriously, after 7 years of having babies and toddlers underfoot, it’s finally dawned on me that my life is not as exhausting as it used to be and I actually have...

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It is Finished

Monday October 11, 2010
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It is Finished

When Wendy told me what she wanted to be for Halloween, I was delighted.  I also knew that this particular costume wasn’t likely to be hanging on the racks of Party City or Target and it seemed like a somewhat simple concept, so how hard could it be to do-it-myself? I found myself at...

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How To Make A Rocket Ship Cake

Wednesday June 23, 2010
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How To Make A Rocket Ship Cake

Perhaps more aptly titled – how *I* made a rocket ship cake for Sam’s 5th birthday. 1. Come up with a design that is doable and agreeable to all parties. Sam requested a rocket ship cake, so I sat down at the computer to see what I could come up with.  I didn’t want...

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Advent Ideas and Fun Seasonal Activities

Tuesday December 1, 2009
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Advent Ideas and Fun Seasonal Activities

Tis the season!  November is so busy, December always seems to sneak up on me.   But we love our advent calendars, so I have to dig out the Christmas stuff in time for the kids to open them up. We have three different advent calendars in our house, which works works well now that...

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Bagel-icious

Saturday November 7, 2009
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Bagel-icious

The bloggy baking club I’m in, The Half-Baked Beauties, is working its way through The Bread Baker’s Apprentice.  I was excited to see that our next challenge was bagels.   I love bagels!    As I read about our challenge, I learned that two of the ingredients can be hard to find.   In typical TMM fashion,...

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Lessons from the Pumpkin Patch

Saturday October 31, 2009
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Lessons from the Pumpkin Patch

Last week, we carved our pumpkins.   I tried to figure out a way to make it more interactive for the kids, since they can’t really do the cutting at this point.  I decided to download a bunch of pumpkin templates and let them make their own jack-o-lantern face by picking the eyes, nose and...

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Corkboard Craftiness

Saturday January 12, 2008
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Corkboard Craftiness

I’ve just rediscovered a love of corkboard in my house. We’ve had a corkboard in our basement forever, leftover from my college days. I don’t think they look that attractive, so I’ve never really done much with them. But in my growing desire to find a place for everything (and thus get everything in...

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