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free printable: back to school lunch box stickers

  Have you been counting the days, hours, minutes and nanoseconds until school starts again, too? I’ll still have one at home, so it’s not that huge a freedom for me, but still. Half the freedom. Not that I don’t love spending every precious moment with my darlings, it’s just that… I don’t always love […]



Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds AND the Natural History Museum

  Playing tourists:   Butterfly! One of many. But my kid kept trying to take my phone, so I only got one picture:   You know what you do when you live in DC and your kid’s school goes back a week after the other schools? You hit up the Mall and the museums. I […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft signs and sign graffiti

Please don’t take this photograph as my sanctioning of sign graffiti. (While, um, not sanctioning this illegal act, I feel my first link should be these really rather funny examples of funny graffiti I happened upon when writing this post.) Defacing property is something I have never and would never do. Similarly, the stuffed shirts […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and the National Building Museum maze

Here’s my oldest “lost” in the maze at the National Building Museum in Washington DC. The maze was built inside the museum and will stay until September 1st. My two loved it, “loved” being an understatement. We must have gone through it about ten times, and yet never memorized the path. Tickets to the maze […]



cereal box straw charms

I’m kind of in love with this idea. Am I allowed to admit that? We need more self-love in the world. Or less of it, I forget which. But this is a simple, kid-friendly, practical party craft, so what’s not to love? My latest craft for Kix: Learn to make Cereal Box Straw Charms HERE. […]