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wednesday links: fun food and craft finds AND the National Zoo

This week, on a day not sweltering and in the afternoon when the camp crowds were leaving (though summer still brings in lots of crowds), we headed to the National Zoo. We’re lucky to live a short drive from the zoo, and with free admission (and with our membership, free parking), we go there so […]



Just for Kix: Painted planet sandwiches

Have you ever tried painting bread with milk and food coloring? It’s so easy, and such a wonderful food craft to keep kids busy for at least a little while. I made some painted planet sandwiches, but you can paint anything. Find the how-tos for painted planet sandwiches HERE at Kix. Feel free to share […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and the Civil War in DC

So I stole this photograph from my husband’s facebook page. And here, I’ll even steal his description because it’s easier than writing my own. (Now I know why there’s so much copyright theft on the interwebs. Because it’s easier.) I’ll at least quote him though, “150 years ago today, the only battle of the Civil […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and the Silver Spring fountain

This is my oldest cutie at the fountain in Silver Spring, MD two whole summers ago, when she was a wee lass of 4. While we live in Washington, DC, we are only about a mile from Downtown Silver Spring. They’ve done much revitalizing in the area, giving surrounding, better-known towns like Bethesda and Takoma […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and Washington DC in 1921

Several years ago, a former neighbor emailed this found photo to those of us who also lived on this block in the Columbia Heights neighborhood. Shown here is the 700 block of Columbia Road in Northwest Washington DC. Our house was about halfway up the block, and we lived there from 2003 to 2008. I […]