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Erasable Pens That REALLY Erase- Pilot Frixion Clicker

Aug 10, 2014 1 Comment by

I remember back in my school days… way back when… Quit asking how long ago that was! Anyway… I remember the old “erasable” pens that would smear and smudge and never erase clean enough to actually read what you were writing over the erased text. I’m sure I’m not the only one that remembers those […]

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Catch the Summer Sunlight with DIY Sun Catchers

Jul 31, 2014 No Comments by

Summer is always a good time to enjoy the sunshine, and what better way to do that, than make some really pretty sun catchers? The great thing about this project is that it is very inexpensive and it can be done so easily with kids of almost all ages! All you need are pony beads, […]

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Father’s Day DIY- Etched Monogrammed Beer Glass

Jun 06, 2014 No Comments by

Year after year, Father’s Day brings up the dilemma… What can we get Dad that he doesn’t have already? Or what can we get him that he can really use? I mean, seriously… Does Dad really need another tie?? Yeah… I didn’t think so either… This year, we are doing something that is fun, and […]

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The Looming Continues with the NEW Monster Tail Loom

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments by

“Looming”… Is that a new verb now? It seems like it is with all the talk amongst the kids with these little plastic gadgets and hooks, and rubber bands… Oh the rubber bands! I was hoping to find a way around this craze, but it didn’t work. My girls are just as into “looming” as […]

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2014 National Cherry Blossom Festival- Japanese Culture in Washington D.C.

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments by

This year, we got to attend something that I have been wanting to do for SO LONG! We went to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC or 全米桜祭り Zenbei Sakura Matsuri! When we lived in Japan, we would attend the festival every year. It was only a short drive, and the experience was just amazing. […]

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DIY- No Boil Easter Eggs!

Apr 11, 2014 No Comments

Ok, one of the reasons we use plastic eggs instead of real ones is because  A: they’re totally reusable (when we can find them the next year) and B: they don’t require any boiling and cooling, etc, and C: there’s absolutely no worries if we don’t find one when it comes to rotting, and stinking. This […]

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